Nature Guide Rocks and Minerals

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Author: DK

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 1409364836

Category: Nature

Page: 352

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Have the world in your hands with these compact, affordable, illustrated natural history guides From malachite to meteorites, leaf through Nature Guide Rocks and Minerals, a beautiful guide profiling the world's specimens. Part of a new generation of compact natural history guides, Rocks and Minerals is packed full of stunning images that reveal intricate details and unique characteristics of the rocks and minerals featured. Expertly written and including examples from across the globe, these guides will give you knowledge of the natural world at your fingertips. With a detailed introduction on identifying and classifying minerals and clear sections on each type of rock and mineral, Nature Guide Rocks and Minerals is the ideal identification guide.

Rocks and Minerals

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Author: N.A

Publisher: DK

ISBN: 9780756690427

Category: Nature

Page: 352

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Introduces over seven hundred different rock and mineral specimens, with descriptions, identification tips, and classification information for each item.

Rocks and Minerals

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Author: Ra Bonewitz

Publisher: Nature Guides

ISBN: 9781405375863

Category: Geology

Page: 352

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Rocks and Minerals

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Author: Ra Bonewitz

Publisher: Nature Guides

ISBN: 9781405375863

Category: Geology

Page: 352

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A Field Guide to Rocks and Minerals

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Author: Frederick H. Pough

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780395910962

Category: Nature

Page: 396

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Describes hundreds of minerals and lists their geographic distribution, physical properties, chemical composition, and crystalline structure

Rocks and Minerals

A Guide to Field Identification

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Author: Charles A. Sorrell

Publisher: Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press

ISBN: 1466864834

Category: Nature

Page: 160

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This eBook is best viewed on a color device. Covering rocks and minerals form around the world—from brilliant Brazilian Aquamarine to Wulfenite from Arizona's Red Cloud Mine—this unique guide was created by Charles A. Sorrell for the serious mineral enthusiast or rock collector. Rocks and Minerals fills the gap between academic texts and popular books by providing a magnificent rock and mineral catalog in glowing color, plus tips on where they are found. · Hundreds of illustrations of rocks and minerals · Molecular structure and idealized crystals also pictured · Classification follows the system preferred by experts · Includes hardness, crystallization, chemical properties, and superb background information Using clear text and detailed illustrations, Golden Field Guides from St. Martin's Press present accurate information in a handy format for the beginner to the expert. These guides focus on what your students are really going to see. They are easy to use: detailed, full-color illustrations, text, and maps are all in one place. They are easy to understand: accurate, accessible information is simplified without being misrepresented. They are authoritative, containing up-to-date information written experts and checked by specialists. And they are portable: handy and lightweight, designed to fit in a pocket and be carried anywhere.

Peterson First Guide to Rocks and Minerals

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Author: Frederick H. Pough

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780395935439

Category: Nature

Page: 128

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Shows and identifies more than a hundred of the most common rocks and minerals, explains how rocks and crystals are formed, and looks at rock formations

Rocks, Gems and Minerals

A Fully Illustrated, Authoritative and Easy-to-Use Guide

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Author: Paul R. Shaffer,Herbert S. Zim

Publisher: Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press

ISBN: 1466864826

Category: Nature

Page: 160

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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!

Go! Field Guide: Rocks and Minerals

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Author: Scholastic Inc.

Publisher: Scholastic Incorporated

ISBN: 9781338232110

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 160

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The launch of this new series guides readers towards samples they may find in North America and helps them identify what to look for in rocks and gems like color, luster, hardness, and light. Includes information on how they can maintain and show off their awesome new rock collection. Full color. 5 x 7.

Nature Guide: Stars and Planets

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Author: DK Publishing

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1465403531

Category: Reference

Page: 352

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All new text, some photography re-use, although no disclaimer will be needed. This is a new, fresh series of Nature Guides with all-new content. With a clean, modern design, these books are perfect for the beginner naturalist and family reference. From trees to rocks and minerals, and birds to stars and planets, each volume provides a thorough introduction and detailed, clearly illustrated profiles of hundreds of examples from within that subject area. Each book is packed with stunning photography, and key information is provided by expert contributors. The books are carefully structured, with catalog entries organized into easily understood groups that the newcomer will have no difficulty in navigating and the more experienced reader will appreciate. Each profile centers on a high-impact commissioned image of the subject, allowing instant identification, and is accompanied by concise, authoritative text. Additional images provide context, while a data panel summarizes key facts about each example. Each title opens with an introductory section that explains each subject in detail. This is followed by a comprehensive illustrated catalog. A glossary of key terms and a detailed index complete each volume. About the Imprimatur: The Smithsonian Institution is the largest museum complex in the world and a research center for research dedicated to public education and scholarship in the arts, sciences, and history.

Geology

A Folding Pocket Guide to Familiar Rocks, Minerals, Gemstones and Fossils

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Author: James Kavanagh

Publisher: Waterford Press

ISBN: 9781583550755

Category: Science

Page: 1

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Geology is the perfect guide for any nature enthusiast. It will help you learn geological processes, the differences between rocks, minerals and gemstones, the most common types of North American rocks and minerals and the best rockhounding locations. The guide also reviews the most common North American fossils and the tools an amateur geologist should take into the field in order to positively identify different types of rocks and minerals. This handy guide is a great source of portable information and ideal for field use by novices and experts alike.

Boost Your STEAM Program With Great Literature and Activities

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Author: Liz Knowles Ed.D.,Martha Smith

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1440862516

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 175

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You've created a STEAM program in your library, but how do you work literacy into the curriculum? With this collection of resource recommendations, direction for program development, and activities, you'll have students reading proficiently in no time. • Presents complementary annotated books and discussion questions to engage students in STEAM topics • Offers topical project and problem-solving activity ideas for students in the library makerspace • Provides research and additional resources for teachers and librarians to use in implementing successful STEAM programs

Rocks and Minerals of Washington and Oregon

A Field Guide to the Evergreen and Beaver States

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Author: Dan R. Lynch,Bob Lynch

Publisher: Adventure Publications(MN)

ISBN: 9781591932932

Category: Nature

Page: 320

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Get the perfect guide to rocks and minerals of the Pacific Northwest! The book features comprehensive entries for rocks and minerals found in Washington and Oregon, from common rocks to rare finds. The easy-to-use format means you'll quickly find what you need to know and where to look, while the authors' photographs depict the detail needed for identification - no need to guess from line drawings. With this field guide in hand, identifying and collecting can be fun and informative.

A Guide to Field Guides

Identifying the Natural History of North America

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Author: Diane Schmidt

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

ISBN: 9781563087073

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 304

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Focusing on the North American continent, this book, the first of its kind, identifies and describes major field guides in all scientific subject areas (from plants, animals, and insects to astronomy and weather, geology and fossils, and man-made objects). Organized by topic, it offers complete bibliographic information and descriptions of more than 1,300 field guides.

A Field Guide to Gold, Gemstone and Mineral Sites of British Columbia

Sites Within a Day's Drive of Vancouver

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Author: Richard Dennis Hudson,Richard Hudson,Rick Hudson

Publisher: Orca Book Pub

ISBN: 9781551431505

Category: Nature

Page: 290

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These well-researched guidebooks lead gold prospectors and rockhounds to hundreds of mines and collecting areas throughout southwestern British Columbia. Includes mining history and prospecting techniques, directions, maps, site drawings, glossary and local contacts.

Rocks, Gems, and Minerals of the Southwest

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Author: Garret Romaine

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1493011480

Category: Nature

Page: 160

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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.