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Rocks And Minerals

Author : Chris Pellant
ISBN : 9781472911223
Genre : Nature
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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.

Rocks And Minerals

Author : Chris Pellant
ISBN : 0789491060
Genre : Nature
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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 : 1405357975
Genre : Gems
File Size : 66. 60 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.

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ISBN : 0756690420
Genre : Nature
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Introduces over seven hundred different rock and mineral specimens, with descriptions, identification tips, and classification information for each item.

Rock And Fossil Hunter

Author : Ben Morgan
ISBN : 1465430156
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 20. 4 MB
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A series that encourages hands-on learning includes 30 easy activities that help children observe, explore and learn about the natural world while explaining the science behind the activities through clear, step-by-step, photographically illustrated instructions that can be carried out right at home. Original.

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

Smithsonian Handbooks

Author : Chris Pellant
ISBN : 0613530942
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 75. 45 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.

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.

Birds Of North America

Author : Fred Alsop
ISBN : 0789471574
Genre : Nature
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An identification guide to nearly seven hundred species of western North American birds describes each species' distinguising characteristics, habitats, typical song, behavior, nesting, and flight patterns.

Nature Guide Gems

Author : Kindersley Dorling
ISBN : 1409364631
Genre : Gems
File Size : 37. 17 MB
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Have the world in your hands with these compact, illustrated natural history guides From red beryls to rubies, pick through Nature Guide Gems, a beautiful guide to earth's most precious stones. Part of a new generation of compact natural history guides, Nature Guide Gems is packed full of stunning images that reveal the intricate details and unique characteristics of earth's treasured jewels and metals. Expertly written and including over 400 examples from across the globe, these guides will give you knowledge of the natural world at your fingertips. With a detailed introduction on identifying and classifying gems and 140 individual profiles with clear, informative descriptions of each type of stone, Nature Guide Gems is the ideal identification guide.

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