Rocks and Minerals: Collins Wild Guide

Rocks and Minerals: Collins Wild Guide

by Adrian Jones
     
 

Easy-to-use introductory illustrated guidesto discovering the natural world

Rocks and Minerals covers 220 commonly found types of rock, mineral, and gemstone throughout the world. This pocket-size guide is the ideal companion for beginner geologists and contains practical advice and information for those wanting to further their

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Overview

Easy-to-use introductory illustrated guidesto discovering the natural world

Rocks and Minerals covers 220 commonly found types of rock, mineral, and gemstone throughout the world. This pocket-size guide is the ideal companion for beginner geologists and contains practical advice and information for those wanting to further their interests.

  • Full-color photographs illustrate each type of rock or mineral, including their crystalline structure or other identification features
  • Information on distribution, chemical composition, hardness, color, and texture
  • Detailed description and ID Fact File offers key identification information at a glance

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780060849832
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
04/04/2006
Series:
Collins Wild Guide Series
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
3.90(w) x 6.70(h) x 0.70(d)

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