Guide to Minerals, Rocks and Fossils

Guide to Minerals, Rocks and Fossils

by A. C. Bishop, W. R. Hamilton, A. R. Woolley

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Illustrated, descriptive guide to minerals, rocks and fossils from all over the world.
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Illustrated, descriptive guide to minerals, rocks and fossils from all over the world.

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Science News
In-depth descriptions and color photos... useful for amateur geologists, rock and fossil collectors, and specialists in these areas.
Choice - T.L.T. Grose
As a most useful field guide for explorers or as a straightforward, beautifully illustrated and written general reference, this book is unparalleled. Summing Up: Essential.
If you are looking for a good book on minerals, rocks and fossils this "new edition" which has been "revised, updated and redesigned, and includes new extended introductory sections and appendices" is a good one. There are over 600 specimens in colour along with over 300 line drawings. The book is divided into sections on minerals, rocks and fossils. Minerals featured include native elements, carbonates, nitrates and borates, silicates and many others. The rocks covered are igneous rocks, metamorphic rocks, sedimentary rocks and meteorites and tektites. Fossils include sponges, corals, mollusks, arthropods, graptolites and others. Informative text accompanies the quality photographs and line drawings. Nice reference book.

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5.00(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.90(d)

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