Rocks And Fossils

Author: William McConnell
Editor: The Rosen Publishing Group
ISBN: 9781404233447
Size: 18,66 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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Describes where rocks are found and explains how they are formed and the cycles they go through on Earth.

Cambridge Guide To Minerals Rocks And Fossils

Author: A. Bishop
Editor: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521778817
Size: 10,95 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Whether hiking along a mountain trail, setting up camp in the field, or working in a garden, this is the definitive resource for anyone interested in identifying the rocks, minerals, or fossils they come across. Easily portable and with nearly 250 illustrations, with 145 in full-color, Cambridge Guide to Minerals, Rocks and Fossils is an indispensable handbook for amateur collectors and specialists alike. For each mineral, the authors explain and list the physical and optical properties, from crystal systems, hardness and fracture to color, transparency, and luster. They also discuss the occurrence of each mineral, as well as handy tips on their distinguishing features. For each type of rock, the Guide lists the color, color index, grain size, texture, structure, mineralogy, and field relations. In addition, for each fossil, the authors provide their corresponding type, age, and geographical distributions, along with detailed descriptions of their sizes and shapes. The clear, informative illustrations help elucidate technical concepts that often befuddle amateur collectors.

Rocks And Fossils

Author: Richard Hantula
Editor: Gareth Stevens Publishing LLLP
ISBN: 9780836877656
Size: 14,25 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Describes the different kinds of rocks and minerals found on Earth, explains how they can change over time, and discusses how fossils are formed and studied.

Investigating Minerals Rocks And Fossils

Author: Britannica Educational Publishing
Editor: Britannica Educational Publishing
ISBN: 1615305491
Size: 11,38 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Read: 341

Together, minerals, rocks, and fossils communicate much about Earth’s history. Much more than ornaments on a landscape, minerals and rocks are significant components of the planet’s foundation, while fossils contain clues as to the various life forms that once inhabited the planet. Readers are invited to take a closer look at the materials that have, in many ways, facilitated life, and to explore the types and categories of minerals, rocks, and fossils alike.

A Guide To Rocks Fossils

Author: Robert R. Coenraads
Size: 18,34 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Read: 531

Eyewitness Explorer Rock And Fossil Hunter

Author: Ben Morgan
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 1465440720
Size: 10,95 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
Read: 321

Explore the world of rocks and fossils with more than 30 fun activities. Start a rock collection, grow your own gems, and create an erupting volcano! This guide is a perfect companion for studying the rocks, minerals, and fossils around you--from geodes of all shapes to minerals that glow in the dark.

A Collector S Guide To Rock Mineral Fossil Localities Of Utah

Author: James R. Wilson
Editor: Utah Geological Survey
ISBN: 1557913366
Size: 17,47 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Read: 270

With the tremendous growth of population in this and neighboring states, there are more collectors than ever before and with the rapidly escalating prices for mineral and fossil specimens in the retail market, there is a great demand for displayable material. It has become necessary for professional geologists, hobby collectors, and commercial collectors to recognize each others existence and to try to work together within a framework of regulation, courtesy, and common sense so that material of scientific value is not lost and undue restrictions are not placed upon collecting. There is a continuing need for collectors and professionals to work together with resource managers and legislators to develop workable laws and rules affecting the collecting of minerals and fossils. This publication contains details information about collecting areas, divided by county to make for ease of use. Each collecting area contains information about the minerals, rocks, or fossils present, map recommendations, and other helpful tips on getting to the sites.

Rocks And Fossils

Author: Arthur Bresnahan Busbey
Editor: Time Life Education
ISBN: 9780783548036
Size: 12,24 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Introduces common concepts of geology, and looks at the science's history, discoveries, and major theories

Rocks And Fossils

Author: Belinda Gallagher
Editor: Miles Kelly Publishing
ISBN: 9781782094470
Size: 14,15 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Read: 458

Mini Encyclopedia Rocks and Fossils is the mini book crammed with masses of knowledge about rocks, minerals and fossils. This compact, comprehensive children's encyclopedia uses clear, bulleted facts and incredible info panels to explain everything from the formation of rocks to how they change over time and who studies them. Every topic is supported by photographs, realistic artwork and detailed diagrams, and colour-coded sections make navigation through the topics easy and quick. A perfect introduction to rocks and fossils books for kids who want a deeper understanding, Mini Encyclopedia Rocks and Fossils is small enough to slot into school bags, making this a fantastic resource for school projects and homework at late elementary level. Chapters and some examples of topics included in Mini Encyclopedia Rocks and Fossils: # Rocks: Igneous rocks, Metamorphic rocks, Limestone, Granite, Coal and # Minerals: Gemstones, Quartz, Opal, Fool's gold, Sapphire and amber # Fossils: Extinction, Evolution, Anthropods, Molluscs, Dinosaurs Incredible facts about rocks and fossils to amaze kids: # Some of the most delicate organic remains that have been fossilized include the feathers of primitive birds, the wings of dragonflies and the leaves of plants. # The first nine minerals on Mohs scale have roughly the same gap between them that is, corundum is nine times harder than talc. Diamond, however, the tenth mineral on the scale, is 40 times harder than talc. # The oldest rocks to be radiometrically dated are more than 3900 million years old. Authors: Chris and Helen Pellant Consultants: Keith Ambrose, Steve Parker, Clint Twist Pages: 384 Age: 8+ Dimensions: 5 X 6.5 Format: Paperback