Rocks Gems And Minerals

Author: Paul R. Shaffer
Editor: Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1466864826
File Size: 19,56 MB
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This eBook is best viewed on a color device. This handy identification guide to the most common kinds of rocks and minerals offers concise and fascinating information on: - Physical and chemical properties - Origins and geologic significance - Gems and semiprecious stones - How to find and collect specimens Illustrated in full color throughout, Rocks, Gems and Minerals is a gem of a guide for rockhounds and mineral collectors!

Rocks Gems And Minerals

Author: Garret Romaine
Editor: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 149304687X
File Size: 28,85 MB
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Rocks, Gems, and Minerals is a field guide to more than 100 of the most common and sought-after rocks, gems, and minerals hidden throughout North America. Conveniently sized to fit in your pocket and featuring full-color, detailed photographs, this informative guide makes it easy to identify rocks in your backyard and beyond. Also included is an introduction that covers fundamental geology information and interesting facts. This is the essential source when you're out in the field, both informative and beautiful to peruse.

Rocks Gems And Minerals Of The Rocky Mountains

Author: Garret Romaine
Editor: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1493046853
File Size: 57,12 MB
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Rocks, Gems, and Minerals of the Rocky Mountains is a field guide to more than 130 of the most common and sought-after rocks, gems, and minerals hidden throughout the Rocky Mountains. Conveniently sized to fit in your pocket and featuring full-color, detailed photographs, this informative guide makes it easy to identify rocks in your backyard and beyond. Also included is an introduction that covers fundamental geology information and interesting facts. This is the essential source when you're out in the field, both informative and beautiful to peruse.

Collecting Rocks Gems And Minerals

Author: Patti Polk
Editor:
ISBN: 9781440246159
File Size: 49,89 MB
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Arranged by category and color of stone, provides values and tips for identifying, locating, buying, and collecting rocks, gems, and minerals.

Rocks Gems And Minerals For Kids Facts Photos And Fun Childrens Rock Mineral Books Edition

Author: Baby Professor
Editor: Speedy Publishing LLC
ISBN: 1683058240
File Size: 77,65 MB
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The Earth is home to hidden gems, rocks and other natural wonders. This workbook will showcase some of them in the hopes of inspiring the young to learn. By making this book very attractive, a child will learn to love and reap the benefits of reading. Secure a copy today!

Rocks Gems And Minerals

Author: Herbert S. Zim
Editor: Macmillan
ISBN: 9781582381329
File Size: 73,15 MB
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Formerly titles "Rocks and Minerals" this handbook includes information on collecting and identifying minerals, sections on metallic, nonmetallic, gem and rock-forming minerals, and descriptions of igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks.

Rocks Gems And Minerals

Author: Lisa Sita
Editor:
ISBN:
File Size: 71,33 MB
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Describes the planet Earth from its molten core to its thin crust, and from its fiery origin millions of years ago to today. Includes do-it-yourself activities that show how much people rely on rocks, gems, and minerals in their day-to-day existence.

Handbook Of Rocks Minerals And Gemstones

Author: Walter Schumann
Editor: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780395511374
File Size: 30,80 MB
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Shows and describes different kinds of rocks and minerals, and tells how to identify rocks by testing for hardness, streak color, and density

Rocks Gems And Minerals Of The Southwest

Author: Garret Romaine
Editor: Falcon Guides
ISBN: 9781493064410
File Size: 43,52 MB
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Rocks, Gems, and Minerals of the Southwest is a field guide to more than 100 of the most common and sought-after rocks, gems, and minerals hidden throughout the Southwest. Conveniently sized to fit in your pocket and featuring full-color, detailed photographs, this informative guide makes it easy to identify rocks in your backyard and beyond. Also included is an introduction that covers fundamental geology information and interesting facts. This is the essential source when you're out in the field, both informative and beautiful to peruse.

The Encyclopedia Of Rocks Minerals And Gemstones

Author: Henry Russell
Editor: Thunder Bay Press (CA)
ISBN: 9781571455628
File Size: 37,33 MB
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Rocks, minerals, and gemstones have fascinated people throughout the ages. They have been used as building materials, decoration, and have often been attributed special powers. This book, arranged in alphabetical format, describes 288 different rocks, minerals, and gems. Each entry includes beautiful color photographs, locations, basic facts, and some interesting information about each stone's uses, myths, and legends. Pages are color-coded to indicate whether each substance is a rock, mineral, or gem.

Minerals Of Oklahoma

Author: E. L. Gilmore
Editor:
ISBN:
File Size: 73,97 MB
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Gems Minerals Of California

Author: William Estavillo
Editor: American Traveler Press
ISBN: 9781558381186
File Size: 49,11 MB
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Striking full-color guides. Bound in water repellent, film laminated covers. Extensive center-spread maps of the state highlights locations featured in each book. Special 8-pocket and 4-pocket lucite display racks available with purchase of the series.

Minerals Rocks And Gems

Author: John A. Talent
Editor: [Milton, Q.] : Jacaranda
ISBN:
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A Guide To Finding Gemstones Gold Minerals Rocks

Author: W. Dan Hausel
Editor: Createspace Independent Pub
ISBN: 9781502513885
File Size: 55,15 MB
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Follow in the footsteps of successful gem and gold hunters and search the hills for rough diamonds, colored gemstones, lapidary minerals, precious metals and interesting minerals and rocks. Written for the geoscientist, prospector and rockhound; the first part of the book focuses on physical characteristics of gems and minerals. This is supplemented with the second part of the book that describes dozens upon dozens of colored gem, diamond, gold, mineral and rock localities using the Public Land Survey System and GPS coordinates so the reader can visit these sites on a home computer with aerial and satellite imagery to gain an understanding of what to look for in the field. With these same coordinates, the reader can visit some occurrences, deposits and areas suggested for prospecting to further their gem hunter prospecting education and potentially lead to new discoveries. Now you can learn what to look for when searching for Mother Nature's treasure.

Rocks Minerals And Gems

Author: Inc. Scholastic
Editor: Scholastic
ISBN: 9780545947190
File Size: 72,76 MB
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In "Rocks, Minerals, and Gems," readers will learn about hundreds of rocks, minerals, crystals, and gems that were forged by the most powerful events in prehistory. Explore what specimens look like and how they're used today--readers can use the information to identify rocks and minerals themselves and open up a spectacular new world. Find out all about star stones and cat's eyes, megagems, and phantom quartz. Discover which rocks fluoresce, which mineral once poisoned an emperor, and which gems are the rarest in the world! Features a beautiful cover with special effects!

Basher Science Rocks And Minerals

Author: Simon Basher
Editor: Kingfisher
ISBN: 0753440199
File Size: 50,11 MB
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Simon Basher is back with another zany primer to science! Following his 3 successful titles on the basics of chemistry, physics, and biology, BASHER SCIENCE: ROCKS AND MINERALS is an in-depth look at the ground beneath our feet. Like his other titles, Basher presents these topics through charming and adorable illustrations and pairs them with basic information told from a first person perspective. He develops a community of characters based on the things that form the foundations of our planet: rocks, gems, crystals, fossils and more. And what's more, he makes it understandable, interesting, and cute. It's not what you expect out of a science primer.

A To Z Of Rocks Minerals And Gems

Author: QED Publishing
Editor: QED Publishing
ISBN: 0711256845
File Size: 38,66 MB
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With a contemporary design, fun information, and engaging images, the books in the A-Z series are the perfect first guides to popular non-fiction topics.

Maker Lab Light Up Agate Gem Collection

Author: Editors of Klutz
Editor:
ISBN: 9781338702262
File Size: 26,63 MB
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Get the stone-cold facts on rocks! Packed with 29 unique rocks, gems, and minerals, this is the perfect kit to start or expand a rock collection. Build a color-changing light-up display with an agate slice: use it as a lamp, or study the stones up close with the included magnifying glass. Learn fun facts about each rock in the fully colored 32-page book including 6 experiments and activities with easy-to-find ingredients from home. Need to Know: 32-page book with details on every rock included, plus 6 additional activities, promotes earth science and the study of minerals. 29 unique rocks, gems, and minerals from rainbow-flecked crystal opal to metallic gold radial pyrite. Use the color changing display light to make a shining crystal agate slice lamp. 3AA batteries not included Comes with: Blue Agate Slice + 28 new rocks, materials to build a display light, magnify glass

A Field Guide To Gold Gemstones And Minerals Sits Of British Columbia Vancouver Island

Author: Rick Hudson
Editor: Harbour Publishing Company
ISBN: 9781550174557
File Size: 29,42 MB
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Vancouver Island is an excellent place to hunt for unusual minerals, gems, semi-precious stones, fossils and gold. With its unique geological environment it is one of the finest locations for rockhounding in Western Canada. Featuring detailed maps ranging from Victoria through the Chemainus Valley and up to Port Hardy, A Field Guide to Gold, Gemstone & Mineral Sites of British Columbia, Vol. 1 covers more than 100 sites on Vancouver Island and adjacent islands.