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Rock and Mineral

R. F. Symes

Rock and Mineral

  • 352 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published by DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rocks & Minerals,
  • Nature

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages63
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11145039M
    ISBN 100789458055
    ISBN 109780789458056
    OCLC/WorldCa44573969

      Chris Pellant has been writing earth science books since the s. These include Smithsonian Handbooks: Rocks and Minerals, The Complete Book of Rocks and Minerals, Fossils of the World, and Discover Science: Rocks and Fossils/5().   My Book of Rocks and Minerals is filled with fascinating facts about and amazing images of rocks, minerals, gems, and fossils from the deepest caves to outer space. Features introduce different categories, from crystals to glow-in-the-dark minerals, and illuminating images provide a closer look and show amazing geological :


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The interesting, basic and informative facts are short, simply written, easy to understand, entertaining and thought provoking. The most important rock-forming minerals are then dealt with in a systematic way, followed by the three main rock groups – igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic.

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This educational resource is filled with full-color pictures and illustrations, and can be used in the classroom, for independent study, or homeschool settings. In this edition of Introduction to the Rock-Forming Minerals, most of the commonly occurring minerals of igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary rocks are discussed in terms of structure, chemistry, optical and other physical properties, distinguishing features and paragenesis.Rocks, Minerals and Gems Stereogram Book - Don't have an actual rock specimen to look at?

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