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Complete book of rocks, minerals, gems, [and] fossils

Donal Dinwiddie

Complete book of rocks, minerals, gems, [and] fossils

by Donal Dinwiddie

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Published in New York: Popular Mechanics Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mineralogy.

  • Edition Notes

    At head of title: Popular Mechanics

    Other titlesPopular Mechanics
    Statementby Donal Dinwiddie and Russell P. MacFall.
    ContributionsMacFall, Russell P.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination207 p. :
    Number of Pages207
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22910228M

    Split into four chapters: Rocks, Minerals, Fossils and Gems, and featuring simple, easy-to-understand text, this book is perfect for young explorers keen to understand the world around them. If the item details above aren’t accurate or complete, we want to know about : $ Get this from a library! Popular Mechanics complete book of rocks minerals gems fossils. [Donal Dinwiddie; Russell P MacFall; Popular Mechanics Press.] -- This book teaches about the mineral treasures that make up the rocky crust of our earth.

    Rocks -- and the glittering minerals they're made of -- are everywhere: the walls of your room, the cars you travel in, the mountains you climb, and the planet you live on are all rocks! In Rocks, Minerals, and Gems, readers will learn about hundreds of rocks, minerals, crystals, and gems that were forged by the most powerful events in : Scholastic. Rock-forming minerals are then treated systematically, concentrating first on silicates followed by the most important non-silicate minerals. The three main groups of rocks are then considered: igneous (plutonic and volcanic), sedimentary and metamorphic. The text is well illustrated with 16 photographs of minerals and a total of 89 figures.

    Order This Book Rock and Gem (DK Smithsonian) The Definitive Guide to Rocks, Minerals, Gems and Fossils by Ronald Louis Bonewitz Soft cover, " x ", pages, copyright From the primeval origins of rocks and gems to their astonishing modern-day uses and appeal, this is the ultimate portrait of the Earth's natural treasures. Cook, D. C. and Kirk, W. L. / MINERALS AND GEMSTONES, OF THE EARTH’S NATURAL TREASURES, London, , pb, pages, - 1 -, $ 20 [I regard this book one of the best small mineral books to come along in many years - the color illustrations are very good].


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