3 edition of Guide to Rocks and Minerals found in the catalog.
January 12, 2007
by Gareth Stevens Publishing
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||32|
An Introduction to Rocks, Minerals and Fossils. Author: Jocelyn Thornton; Publisher: Penguin Books ISBN: Category: Geology Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» This is the first field guide written for the general public and beginners in geology in New Zealand. The definitive guide to rocks and minerals, completely updated for the fifth edition, includes color photographs showing rocks, minerals, and geologic formations. Hundreds of minerals are described, with details such as geographic formations. Hundreds of minerals are described, with details such as geographic distribution, physical properties, chemical composition, and crystalline structures/5(3).
This little book is filled with bright photos and interesting facts-perfect for budding rock-hounds! It is a simple guide to get you started and hopefully spark your interest in further rock and mineral exploration. Learn how to identify and classify rocks and minerals. Each rock title has a phonics key so you can pronounce with ease.5/5(5). People bring me rocks and I like to identify what I am carving. Before I got this, I had no more than basic knowledge but this little reference book has taught me a lot. If I have a criticism (why it is not 5 stars) it is that as a photo guide it would have been easier to include both rough and polished sections/5.
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National Audubon Society Field Guide to Rocks and Minerals: North America (National Audubon Society Field Guides) Paperback – by National Audubon Society (Author) out of 5 stars ratings #1 Best Seller in Rock & Mineral Field GuidesCited by: If you are a novice like we are, this is a great easy guide to understanding the differant rocks and minerals.
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We are constantly working on expanding this list. An introduction to fluorescent minerals, types of fluorescence, light sources, activators, extensive identification guide with photos, how to find fluorescent minerals and much more. This Guide to Rocks and Minerals book is a 8 1/2" x 11" paperback with pages.
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Oregon, Washington, or both states/5(95). About The National Audubon Society Field Guide to Rocks and Minerals: North America This is another great resource for rockhounds who are into rock and mineral collecting.
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This book is a 4 1/2" x 7 1/4" paperback with pages. book I chose to focus on this month is Let’s Go Rock Collecting by Roma Gans and illustrated by Holly Keller. This is a Reading Rainbow book as well as a Let’s Read and Find Out Science book.
I love using both of these lists when looking for quality books for my kids. I love this book because it is fun and informational at the same time. Practical, concise, and easy to use, Simon & Schuster’s Guide to Rocks and Minerals contains everything that the rock and mineral enthusiast needs to know.
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Rocks and Minerals book. Read 29 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A guide to identification of marine plant and animal life along /5. This little guide is the best choice for beginners and children.
Book gives the reader an idea about what rocks and minerals are, where and how they can be found, and some information about major minerals and rocks.
All the pictures are hand drawn illustrations, so that they are not very detailed but still OK for kids and beginners/5(5).Interior clean. This is from a collection of academic off-prints inscribed to Paul R.
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