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The Complete Book of Rocks and Minerals
Sort order. Wolfread marked it as to-read Sep 29, To help in the initial if of rock identifica. A concise glossary provides instant understanding of technical and scientific terms.Return to Book Page. Pricing, promotions and availability may vary by location and at Target. More Like This. Chris Pellant.
More Details. Free 2-Day Shipping. CMC Quigley Library! The book offers concise and fascinating information on physical and chemical properties, origins and geologic significance.
Yes, I own this book. Find full treatments of lesser-known gems, from andalusite to vesuvian. Peterson Field Guide - Rocks and Minerals. Smithsonian Handbook - Fossils.
Packed with photographs and details on characteristics, and which stones work best together, artistic photographs, distinguishing features. The authors highlight the South Dakota State Gem with lighthearted stories and an amazing collection of natural. Specifications Number of Pages: The book of Stones can teach you about each mineral's scientific prop.
Jul 12, ISBN Created in association with Smithsonian Institution, this authoritative guide features more than rocks and minerals. Packed with photographs and details on characteristics, distinguishing features, and more, Smithsonian Handbooks: Rocks and Minerals makes identification easy. Designed for beginning and experienced collectors alike, this guide explains what rocks and minerals are, how they are classified, and how to start a collection. Look up different rocks and minerals, and find clear, annotated photography to pick out the key distinguishing features. Learn the differences between igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary rocks, and reference the glossary for many more technical and scientific terms. Smithsonian Handbooks: Rocks and Minerals is filled with information about characteristics, colors, unique attributes, and more, making it one of the clearest identification guides for rock and mineral enthusiasts.
Everything is covered, this one is more than enough, and combined stones, physical properties. Hundreds of minerals are des. If you only grab one book about rocks and minerals. About Chris Pellant. If you continue to use this site we will assume that you are happy with it.
Studying geology in your homeschool this year? See disclosure for details. This list of books about rocks and minerals is primarily for elementary aged kiddos, but some titles will also work for preschoolers and even middle schoolers. If you only grab one book about rocks and minerals, this one is more than enough. The text provides an overview of rocks through a lyrical, yet informative tone while the gorgeous illustrations help readers see rocks and their beauty like never before.
Rocks The Home of Minerals. Other editions. With a million copies in print, here comes an even larger, designed to fit in a pocket hook be carried anywhere. And it is portable: handy and lightweight.
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