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Rocks And Minerals

Author : Chris Pellant
ISBN : 0789491060
Genre : Nature
File Size : 71. 23 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 And Minerals

Author : Chris Pellant
ISBN : 1405359889
Genre : Minerals
File Size : 53. 10 MB
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A new edition of the clearest, most authoritative guide to rocks and minerals 600 incredible photos, precise annotations and detailed descriptions - from the distinguishing features of rocks, to which crystal system and mineral belongs to. This DK Handbook will help you identify different rocks and minerals quickly and easily. Covers everything from what rocks or minerals are to how they are classified and how to start a collection. Perfect for rocks and mineral lovers and an excellent comprehensive guide for collectors.

Gemstones

Author : Cally Hall
ISBN : 1405357975
Genre : Gems
File Size : 37. 70 MB
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A new edition of the clearest, most authoritative guide to gemstones you will find. From Amber to Rubellite, discover over 130 varieties of cut and uncut stones, organic gemstones and precious metals. 800 incredible photos, precise annotations and detailed descriptions, including everything from gemstone shapes to their composition, will help you to identify different stones quickly and easily. Covers everything from what a gemstone is and where they occur to the natural properties they have and how they have been fashioned and imitated through the ages. Perfect for gemstone lovers and a comprehensive guide for collectors.

The Rock Book

Author : Carroll Lane Fenton
ISBN : 0486422674
Genre : Nature
File Size : 74. 62 MB
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A history of the origin and development of the earth's surface. Answers real questions about rock hunting and collecting, physical properties and atomic structures of minerals, types of igneous rocks, meteorites, sedimentary rocks, limestone, metamorphic rocks, ores, determining the ages of rocks, and much more. 48 halftones. 40 line illustrations. 15 color illustrations on covers.

A Field Guide To Rocks And Minerals

Author : Frederick H. Pough
ISBN : 039591096X
Genre : Nature
File Size : 59. 64 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 : DK
ISBN : 9781465455321
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 21. 70 MB
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What is the difference between a rock and a gem? What makes the Hope Diamond so special? Why are some minerals fluorescent? Dig deep to find the answers in The Rock and Gem Book. Filled with over 1,200 stunning full-color photographs, The Rock and Gem Book is the perfect encyclopedia for young geologists to consult. Chapters are organized according to scientific classifications with straightforward explanations that bring each specimen to life. From the quartz in watches to the limestone in the Great Pyramids, the earth's natural treasures are used in architecture, art, and science. Get up close to diamonds, rubies, pearls, and sapphires, and study the different types of rocks, from granite to meteorites. Designed in DK's signature style, the pages are filled with highly visual spreads that show off the depth and unique quality of each gemstone, rock, and fossil. See the past with fossils, learn about the ocean through shells, and find out what makes gold so special in The Rock and Gem Book.

Gems Crystals From The American Museum Of Natural History

Author : Anna S. Sofianides
ISBN : 0671687042
Genre : Nature
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Discusses the properties, history, lore, and sources of gems

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