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The Illustrated Guide to Rocks & Minerals : How to Find, Identify and Collect the World's Most Fascinating Specimens, with Over 800 Detailed Photograph
by John Farndon




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This is a fabulous photographic guide to the world of rocks and minerals, as well as how to build your own collection. Expertly written text describes the impact of factors such as time, weather and water erosion on the development of these substances, and the part played by natural phenomena such as volcanoes and earthquakes. Specimens are grouped according to their chemical composition and characteristics, and all entries include quick-reference identification checklists to aid recognition. Featuring over 800 images, this book is a one-stop illustrated encyclopedia and field guide on an endlessly fascinating and richly consuming subject.

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Overview

This is a fabulous photographic guide to the world of rocks and minerals, as well as how to build your own collection. Expertly written text describes the impact of factors such as time, weather and water erosion on the development of these substances, and the part played by natural phenomena such as volcanoes and earthquakes. Specimens are grouped according to their chemical composition and characteristics, and all entries include quick-reference identification checklists to aid recognition. Featuring over 800 images, this book is a one-stop illustrated encyclopedia and field guide on an endlessly fascinating and richly consuming subject.

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9780754834427
  • ISBN-10: 0754834425
  • Publisher: Lorenz Books
  • Publish Date: September 2018
  • Page Count: 256
  • Dimensions: 10.6 x 8.2 x 1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 3.05 pounds


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