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Peterson First Guide to Rocks and Minerals
     

Peterson First Guide to Rocks and Minerals

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by Frederick H. Pough, Roger Tory Peterson (Editor), Pough
 

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Written and designed for the beginner, this book describes and illustrates the most common and interesting rocks and minerals, from simple sandstone to exotic gems. Illustrated with dozens of beautiful color photographs, it tells how these rocks and minerals formed and how to identify them--and includes tips on collecting.

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Written and designed for the beginner, this book describes and illustrates the most common and interesting rocks and minerals, from simple sandstone to exotic gems. Illustrated with dozens of beautiful color photographs, it tells how these rocks and minerals formed and how to identify them--and includes tips on collecting.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780395935439
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
08/28/1998
Series:
Peterson First Guide Series
Edition description:
Condensed Petersen Field Guide
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
318,941
Product dimensions:
3.75(w) x 7.25(h) x 0.33(d)
Age Range:
10 - 12 Years

Meet the Author


Roger Tory Peterson, one of the world's greatest naturalists, received every major award for ornithology, natural science, and conservation as well as numerous honorary degrees, medals, and citations, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Peterson Identification System has been called the greatest invention since binoculars. These editions include updated material by Michael O'Brien, Paul Lehman, Bill Thompson III, Michael DiGiorgio, Larry Rosche, and Jeffrey A. Gordon.

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