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The most trusted nonfiction series on the market, Eyewitness Books provide an in-depth, comprehensive look at their subjects witha unique integration of words and pictures. DK’s classic look at rocks and minerals.

Table of Contents

The Earth — What are rocks and minerals? — How rocks are formed — Weathering and erosion — Rocks on the seashore — Igneous rocks — Volcanic rocks — Sedimentary rocks — Limestone caves — Metamorphic rocks — Marble — The first flint tools — Rocks as tools — Pigments — Building stones — The story of coal — Fossils — Rocks from space — Rock-forming minerals — Crystals — The growing crystal — The properties of minerals — Gemstones — Decorative stones — Lesser-known gems — Ore minerals and metals — Precious metals — Cutting and polishing stones — Collecting rocks and minerals — Did you know? — Rock or mineral? — Find out more — Glossary.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780756637774
Publisher:
DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
Subject:
Science & Nature - Rocks & Minerals
Author:
Symes, R. F.
Author:
DK Publishing
Subject:
Rocks & Minerals
Subject:
Rocks
Subject:
Mineralogy
Subject:
Children s-Geology and Meteorology
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series:
DK Eyewitness Books
Publication Date:
20080531
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
Children/juvenile
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
72
Dimensions:
11.25x8.66x.49 in. 1.27 lbs.
Age Level:
08-13

Related Subjects

Children's » Nonfiction » Eyewitness
Children's » Nonfiction » Science and Nature » General
Children's » Science and Nature » Geology and Meteorology
Children's » Science and Nature » Series » Eyewitness

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