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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.

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, and the Peterson Field Guides®are credited with helping to set the stage for the environmental movement.'

Product Details

ISBN:
9780395935439
Editor:
Peterson, Roger Tory
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin
Editor:
Peterson, Roger Tory
Author:
Pough, Frederick H.
Author:
Pough
Author:
Peterson, Roger Tory
Location:
Boston
Subject:
Rocks & Minerals
Subject:
Rocks
Subject:
Minerals
Subject:
Mineralogy, determinative
Subject:
Geology-Rocks and Minerals
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Peterson First Guides(R)
Series Volume:
19
Publication Date:
August 1998
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
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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