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Rocks and Minerals (Collins Wild Guides)

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Easy-to-use introductory illustrated guidesto discovering the natural world

Rocks and Minerals covers 220 commonly found types of rock, mineral, and gemstone throughout the world. This pocket-size guide is the ideal companion for beginner geologists and contains practical advice and information for those wanting to further their interests.

  • Full-color photographs illustrate each type of rock or mineral, including their crystalline structure or other identification features
  • Information on distribution, chemical composition, hardness, color, and texture
  • Detailed description and ID Fact File offers key identification information at a glance

Synopsis:

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780060849832
Publisher:
HarpPeren
Subject:
Rocks & Minerals
Author:
Jones, Adrian
Subject:
Rocks
Subject:
Minerals
Subject:
Geology-Rocks and Minerals
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Series:
Collins Wild Guides
Publication Date:
20060404
Binding:
Book
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
11 x 8 in 44.00 oz

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Product details 240 pages HarperCollins Publishers - English 9780060849832 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , < center> < i> < p> Easy-to-use introductory illustrated guidesto discovering the natural world< /p> < /i> < /center> < p> < i> Rocks and Minerals< /i> covers 220 commonly found types of rock, mineral, and gemstone throughout the world. This pocket-size guide is the ideal companion for beginner geologists and contains practical advice and information for those wanting to further their interests.< /p> < ul> < li> Full-color photographs illustrate each type of rock or mineral, including their crystalline structure or other identification features< /li> < li> Information on distribution, chemical composition, hardness, color, and texture< /li> < li> Detailed description and ID Fact File offers key identification information at a glance< /li> < /ul>
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