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Gemstones

Author : Cally Hall
ISBN : 0613530888
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 53. 35 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.

Rocks And Minerals

Author : Chris Pellant
ISBN : 0751327417
Genre : Mineral
File Size : 25. 41 MB
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The Dorling Kindersley Handbook of Rocks and Minerals is packed with 600 full-colour photographs of more than 500 specimens. Authoritative text, clear photographs and a systematic approach help you to cut through the complicated identification process and recognize a specimen easily. Photo-Encyclopedic Approach Each entry combines a precise description with annotated photographs to highlight the rock or mineral's chief characteristics and distinguishing features. Accompanying colour-coded bands provide clear, at-a-glance facts for quick reference. In addition, each mineral entry features an illustration showing the crystal system to which the mineral belongs. Identification Made Easy Designed for beginners and experienced collectors alike, the Dorling Kindersley Handbook of Rocks and Minerals explains what rocks or minerals are, how they are classified and how to start a collection. To help in the initial stages of rock identification, a clear visual key illustrates the differences between igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary rocks, then guides the reader to the correct rock entry. A concise glossary provides instant understanding of technical and scientific terms.

Handbook Of Rocks Minerals And Gemstones

Author : Walter Schumann
ISBN : 0395511372
Genre : Nature
File Size : 57. 1 MB
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Shows and describes different kinds of rocks and minerals, and tells how to identify rocks by testing for hardness, streak color, and density

A Field Guide To Rocks And Minerals

Author : Frederick H. Pough
ISBN : 039591096X
Genre : Nature
File Size : 44. 98 MB
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Describes hundreds of minerals and lists their geographic distribution, physical properties, chemical composition, and crystalline structure

Rocks Minerals

Author : Ronald Louis Bonewitz
ISBN : 1405328312
Genre : Fossils
File Size : 69. 75 MB
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Definitive compact guide to rocks, minerals, crystals and gemstones - for every rockhound and budding gemmologist!From primeval origins to their astonishing modern-day uses and appeal, this is the ultimate portrait of Earth's buried treasures - rocks, minerals, crystals and gems - produced in association with the Smithsonian Institution. Learn how to identify more than 450 rock and mineral specimens through stunning photographs and detailed characteristics. Discover more about your finds through folklore and historical artefacts, and find out the fascinating stories behind the world's natural treasures; from the Hope diamond to the Great Mogul emerald.Plus, pick up practical advice on rock and mineral collecting, including how to cut, polish and display your finds.

The Best Book Of Fossils Rocks And Minerals

Author : Chris Pellant
ISBN : 075345274X
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Briefly describes different kinds of rocks and minerals, telling how they are formed, where they are found and their uses and examines what we can learn from fossils.

Rocks Minerals Fossils Of The World

Author : Chris Pellant
ISBN : 0316697966
Genre : Science
File Size : 22. 27 MB
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Shows and describes igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary rocks, minerals, and fossils, and the type of terrain in which they may be found.

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