A Field Guide To Rocks And Minerals

Author: Frederick H. Pough
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780395910962
Size: 78.14 MB
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Describes hundreds of minerals and lists their geographic distribution, physical properties, chemical composition, and crystalline structure

Simon And Schuster S Complete Guide To Plants And Flowers

Author: Francesco Bianchini
Publisher: Fireside
ISBN: 9780671222475
Size: 38.92 MB
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Describes and notes the families, places of origin, flowering times, uses, and light and soil-moisture requirements of a variety of shrubs, succulents, cacti, and flowering, climbing, Mediterranean, and rock-garden plants

Handbook Of Rocks Minerals And Gemstones

Author: Walter Schumann
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780395511374
Size: 13.99 MB
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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

The Practical Geologist

Author: Dougal Dixon
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0671746979
Size: 52.16 MB
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Discusses the history of the earth's formation and development, and tells how to search for, identify, and extract rock and mineral samples

Earth Materials

Author: Cornelis Klein
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1108108008
Size: 74.46 MB
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This edition has been fully updated based on classroom experience, and new features include a completely new chapter providing an elementary introduction to thermodynamics, kinetics, radioactive decay and absolute dating; new mineral ...

Gemstones Of The World

Author: Walter Schumann
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN: 9781402768293
Size: 30.58 MB
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Provides detailed information regarding the physical characteristics and unique traits of more than 1,800 precious and semiprecious stones, as well as discussing gemstone structure, production, name origin, and symbolism.