A Field Guide to Rocks and Minerals

Author: Frederick H. Pough

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780395910962

Category: Nature

Page: 396

View: 3898

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

Peterson First Guide to Rocks and Minerals

Author: Frederick H. Pough

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780395935439

Category: Nature

Page: 128

View: 8060

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 and Minerals of Washington and Oregon

A Field Guide to the Evergreen and Beaver States

Author: Dan R. Lynch,Bob Lynch

Publisher: Adventure Publications(MN)

ISBN: 9781591932932

Category: Nature

Page: 320

View: 6310

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.

New York Rocks & Minerals

A Field Guide to the Empire State

Author: Dan R. Lynch,Bob Lynch

Publisher: Adventure Publications

ISBN: 1591936322

Category: Nature

Page: 264

View: 5087

Get the perfect guide to rocks and minerals in the Empire State! New York Rocks & Minerals, by Dan R. Lynch and Bob Lynch, features comprehensive entries for 105 different types of common rocks and 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. This handy field guide features: Incredible, sharp, full-color pictures Photos and facts for 105 rocks and minerals Fascinating information about everything from garnets and "Herkimer diamonds" to fossils and labradorite Easy-to-use format

Rocks, Gems and Minerals

Author: Herbert S. Zim,Paul R. Shaffer,Raymond Perlman

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 1582381321

Category: Nature

Page: 160

View: 8865

Includes information on collecting and identifying minerals, and sections on metallic, nonmetallic, gem and rock-forming minerals, and on igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks.

New Mexico Rocks & Minerals

A Field Guide to the Land of Enchantment

Author: Dan R. Lynch,Bob Lynch

Publisher: Adventure Publications(MN)

ISBN: 9781591934455

Category: Nature

Page: 320

View: 573

Get the perfect guide to rocks and minerals in the Land of Enchantment! The book features comprehensive entries for 127 New Mexico rocks and minerals, 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.

The Field Guide to New Zealand Geology

An Introduction to Rocks, Minerals and Fossils

Author: Jocelyn Thornton

Publisher: Penguin Books

ISBN: 9780143202592

Category: Geology

Page: 276

View: 1880

This is the first field guide written for the general public and beginners in geology in New Zealand. Now fully revised and updated, it shows travellers in New Zealand something of the tremendous variety of our rocks, minerals and fossils and describes what to look for in many areas where rock formations are prominent. It covers the history of New Zealand from its beginnings on the sea floor some 600 million years ago to its present patchwork landscape of volcano, range and plain. This land was formed from many different layers of rock - volcanic flows, forest debris, ocean mud. All these have special characteristics, which are explained and illustrated to enable readers to find the layers and understand their origins and what they can tell us about the landscapes of the past. The crystals that grew in the rocks and the remains of living creatures that were preserved are also illustrated and described. Written in simplified terms, it includes an introductory chapter on general geology, A geological time chart and quick reference maps of the North Island and the South Island for travellers.

Minnesota Rocks & Minerals

A Field Guide to the Land of 10,000 Lakes

Author: Bob Lynch

Publisher: Adventure Publications

ISBN: 1591933021

Category: Nature

Page: 232

View: 9012

Full-color photos and details make it simple and fun to identify your finds.

Rocks and Minerals

A Guide to Field Identification

Author: Charles A. Sorrell,George F. Sandström

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 1582381240

Category: Nature

Page: 160

View: 7625

Identifies common and uncommon minerals and rocks from around the world.

A Field Guide to Gold, Gemstone and Mineral Sites of British Columbia: Sites within a day's drive of Vancouver

Author: Richard Dennis Hudson

Publisher: Harbour Publishing Company

ISBN: 9781550173536

Category: Nature

Page: 8

View: 8271

Updated and expanded, "A Field Guide to Gold, Gemstone & Mineral Sites of British Columbia" is a valuable resource for both the armchair geologist and the active rockhound, providing a rich deposit of information that will turn any trip into a prospecting bonanza.

Rocks and Minerals

Author: Ra Bonewitz

Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)

ISBN: 9781405375863

Category: Geology

Page: 352

View: 2510

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.

Handbook of Rocks, Minerals, and Gemstones

Author: Walter Schumann

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780395511374

Category: Nature

Page: 380

View: 6403

Shows and describes different kinds of rocks and minerals, and tells how to identify rocks by testing for hardness, streak color, and density