Rocks, Gems and Minerals: A Fully Illustrated, Authoritative and Easy-to-Use Guide

Rocks, Gems and Minerals: A Fully Illustrated, Authoritative and Easy-to-Use Guide

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Overview

This handy identification guide to the most common kinds of rocks and minerals offers concise and fascinating information on:

- Physical and chemical properties
- Origins and geologic significance
- Gems and semiprecious stones
- How to find and collect specimens

Illustrated in full color throughout, Rocks, Gems and Minerals is a gem of a guide for rockhounds and mineral collectors!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781582381329
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Publication date: 04/14/2001
Series: A Golden Guide from St. Martin's Press Series
Edition description: Revised
Pages: 160
Sales rank: 135,112
Product dimensions: 4.11(w) x 6.05(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

Golden Guides first appeared in 1949 and quickly established themselves as authorities on subjects from Natural History to Science. Relaunched in 2000, Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press feature modern, new covers as part of a multi-year, million-dollar program to revise, update, and expand the complete line of guides for a new generation of students.

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Rocks, Gems and Minerals: A Fully Illustrated, Authoritative and Easy-To-Use Guide 4.1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Brief. Made for beginners (children) which was good, but the entire book is only 100 pages!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Rocks,gems,and minerals is one of my favorite things!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Some adults are dumb.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Bye