A Field Guide To Rocks And Minerals

Author: Frederick H. Pough
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780395910962
Size: 26.26 MB
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Describes hundreds of minerals and lists their geographic distribution, physical properties, chemical composition, and crystalline structure

The Practical Geologist

Author: Dougal Dixon
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0671746979
Size: 53.25 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

Handbook Of Rocks Minerals And Gemstones

Author: Walter Schumann
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780395511374
Size: 75.54 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

Minerals Of The World

Author: Ole Johnsen
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780691095363
Size: 15.86 MB
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"--George E. Harlow, Curator of Minerals and Gems, American Museum of Natural History "This is a very appealing handbook and textbook for minerals. It is clearly and competently written. This book cannot go out-of-date.

Gemstones Of The World

Author: Walter Schumann
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN: 9781402768293
Size: 51.36 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.

Rock And Gem

Author: Ronald Bonewitz
Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
ISBN: 9780751344004
Size: 55.97 MB
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From glittering gemstones to fascinating minerals and fossils, this incredible reference book is a stunning celebration of the Earth s buried treasures.