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Smithsonian Handbooks

Author : Chris Pellant
ISBN : 0613530942
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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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 : 76. 53 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 : 0789491060
Genre : Nature
File Size : 53. 77 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.

Rocks Minerals

Author : Chris Pellant
ISBN : 0861015304
Genre : Mineralogy
File Size : 48. 47 MB
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Handbook Of Rocks Minerals And Gemstones

Author : Walter Schumann
ISBN : 0395511372
Genre : Nature
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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

Rocks And Minerals

Author : Chris Pellant
ISBN : 9781472911223
Genre : Nature
File Size : 76. 92 MB
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For experts and armchair enthusiasts alike, Rocks and Minerals: A Photographic Field Guide will appeal to anyone interested in uncovering the mysteries of this subject. A general introduction is followed by an introduction to rocks covering the three groups: igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary, plus their formation and occurrence, main characteristics and economic uses. A number of examples from each category will be detailed and illustrated. The second part of the book begins with an introduction to minerals, including gemstones, explaining their classification, occurrence, formation and characteristics, identification and economic uses. This is followed by accounts and images of a wide selection of examples.

The Rock And Gem Book

Author : Dan Green
ISBN : 9780241278901
Genre : Nature
File Size : 89. 69 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.

Stars And Planets

Author : David Lambert
ISBN : 0749641517
Genre : Astronomy
File Size : 47. 65 MB
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This lavishly illustrated series explores from top-to-bottom the physical world around the reader, who will already know something of the topics described in each book. Accurate illustrations combines with explanatory keys give in-depth information about the natural and man-made world in which we live. Creatures and machines are shown in startling detail, making this series an excellent companion to school study books on these core subjects. Cutaway diagrams, a glossary and index complete each informative volume.

Herbs

Author : Lesley Bremness
ISBN : 0789493918
Genre : Gardening
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A visual identification guide to more than 700 species of herbs identifies which parts are collected and prepared and describes their different uses from cooking and medicine to crafts.

Rocks Minerals

Author : Seymour Simon
ISBN : 9780062289193
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 45. 95 MB
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Award-winning science writer Seymour Simon explains to readers the different types of rocks and minerals with fascinating facts and stunning full-color photographs. Readers will learn how to identify and classify various kinds of stones, such as granite, sandstone, basalt, quartz, and crystal. This book includes an author's note, a glossary, and an index and supports the Common Core State Standards.

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