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Peterson First Guide to Rocks & Minerals

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Synopsis:

Written and designed for the beginner, this book describes and illustrates the most common and interesting rocks and minerals, from simple sandstone to exotic gems. Illustrated with dozens of beautiful color photographs, it tells how these rocks and minerals formed and how to identify them--and includes tips on collecting.

About the Author

Roger Tory Peterson, one of the world's greatest naturalists, received every major award for ornithology, natural science, and conservation as well as numerous honorary degrees, medals, and citations, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Peterson Identification System has been called the greatest invention since binoculars. These editions include updated material by Michael O'Brien, Paul Lehman, Bill Thompson III, Michael DiGiorgio, Larry Rosche, and Jeffrey A. Gordon.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780395562758
Foreword:
Peterson, Roger Tory
Adapted:
Peterson, Roger Tory
Author:
Peterson, Roger Tory
Author:
Pough, Frederick H.
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Location:
Boston :
Subject:
Rocks
Subject:
Mineralogy, determinative
Subject:
Rocks & Minerals
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Peterson First Guide
Series Volume:
9432, 9433, 9434
Publication Date:
19980815
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 6
Language:
English
Illustrations:
175 color photographs, 12 line drawings
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
7.25 x 3.75 in 0.25 lb
Age Level:
from 11

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Written and designed for the beginner, this book describes and illustrates the most common and interesting rocks and minerals, from simple sandstone to exotic gems. Illustrated with dozens of beautiful color photographs, it tells how these rocks and minerals formed and how to identify them--and includes tips on collecting.
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