Rockhound and Prospector's Bible: A Reference and Study Guide to Rocks, Minerals, Gemstones and Prospecting

Rockhound and Prospector's Bible: A Reference and Study Guide to Rocks, Minerals, Gemstones and Prospecting

by Len J. Ettinger
     
 

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Geology, the study of the earth is a complex subject. This book was written to simplify the basic study of rocks, minerals, gemstones and prospecting for the enjoyment of amateur rockhounds and prospectors. These subjects are tied together, making this book excellent as a reference by professionals.

Some 30 minerals make up most rocks you will encounter, and

Overview

Geology, the study of the earth is a complex subject. This book was written to simplify the basic study of rocks, minerals, gemstones and prospecting for the enjoyment of amateur rockhounds and prospectors. These subjects are tied together, making this book excellent as a reference by professionals.

Some 30 minerals make up most rocks you will encounter, and learning to identify rocks will then allow you to identify geologic environments. Being able to identify geologic environments will allow you to predict where you might find a variety of rocks, minerals and gemstones. That little bit of extra understanding and knowledge will make a difference and add to the enjoyment of an outdoor activity that the entire family can share.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780961484040
Publisher:
L. J. Ettinger
Publication date:
01/01/2009
Pages:
136
Sales rank:
763,514
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.04(h) x 0.34(d)

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