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Rocks And Minerals

Author : Chris Pellant
ISBN : 0789491060
Genre : Nature
File Size : 86. 33 MB
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Describes the properties and distinguishing characteristics of more than 500 rocks and minerals around the world, and includes a color photograph of each specimen.

Gemstones

Author : Cally Hall
ISBN : PSU:000063204407
Genre : Nature
File Size : 70. 45 MB
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Provides a concise description of each gemstone, photographs showing characteristics and distinguishing features, and information on where gemstones are found and their natural properties.

A Field Guide To Rocks And Minerals

Author : Frederick H. Pough
ISBN : 039591096X
Genre : Nature
File Size : 85. 15 MB
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Describes hundreds of minerals and lists their geographic distribution, physical properties, chemical composition, and crystalline structure

The Rock And Gem Book

Author : Dan Green
ISBN : 9780241278901
Genre : Nature
File Size : 70. 17 MB
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The Rock and Gem Book is packed full of photos of natural wonders, including rocks, minerals, gems, shells and fossils. This children's encyclopedia displays more than 1,200 full-colour specimens, from sapphires and rubies to silver and pearl, revealing the unique qualities of each material and how it is used in industry, architecture, art and science. Including precious metals, rare fossils, tiny gemstones and giant shells, The Rock and Gem Book gives a complete overview of the Earth's naturally occurring marvels and the beautiful objects created from them.

Firefly Guide To Gems

Author : Cally Oldershaw
ISBN : 1552978141
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 27. 98 MB
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A guide to gems and precious stones covers such topics as gem formation, structural properties, fashioning and cutting, and gem classification.

National Geographic Pocket Guide To Rocks And Minerals Of North America

Author : National Geographic
ISBN : 9781426212826
Genre : Nature
File Size : 89. 30 MB
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A beginner's field guide to North American geology identifies common rocks, minerals, gems, fossils, and land formations.

Rocks And Minerals

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ISBN : 0756690420
Genre : Nature
File Size : 38. 81 MB
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Introduces over seven hundred different rock and mineral specimens, with descriptions, identification tips, and classification information for each item.

Collins Photo Guide To Rocks Minerals And Gemstones

Author : Walter Schumann
ISBN : 0002199092
Genre : Mineralogy
File Size : 90. 91 MB
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A guide to the major rocks, minerals and gemstones found in Europe. It contains an introduction to the basics of mineralogy, followed by a list of the general features of a rock that can be used in its identification. It also explains how to tell the basic difference between an igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary rock, allowing quick reference to the major identification sections for each of these classes. In these will be found comprehensive descriptions of each rock or mineral, with details of its composition, hardness, specific gravity, colour, fracture, cleavage, streak, lustre, transparency and crystal system, as well as notes on how it is formed and where it might be found, both in the UK and in the rest of the world.

Rock And Gem

Author : Ronald Bonewitz
ISBN : 0751344001
Genre : Fossils
File Size : 38. 42 MB
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From glittering gemstones to fascinating minerals and fossils, this incredible reference book is a stunning celebration of the Earth s buried treasures. Specially commissioned photography captures the essence and beauty of over 450 superb specimens, while lively and informative text describes the characteristics of each and its unique and changing relationship to humankind through the ages. Organized by rock classes and chemical groups, each rock, mineral, and fossil entry contains a photograph of the specimen together with lively, wide-ranging text describing its qualities and history of use. In addition, a detailed, at-a-glance reference panel provides key data for identification and classification.

Fun Literacy Activities For After School Programs

Author : Sue Edwards
ISBN : 0917505174
Genre : Education
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