Rocks And Minerals

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Publisher: DK
ISBN: 9780756690427
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Introduces over seven hundred different rock and mineral specimens, with descriptions, identification tips, and classification information for each item.

Nature Guide Rocks And Minerals

Autor: DK Publishing
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1465403523
File Size: 70,84 MB
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All new text, some re-use images, but no disclaimer 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.

Rocks Gems And Minerals

Autor: Paul R. Shaffer
Publisher: Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1466864826
File Size: 28,12 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!

A Field Guide To Rocks And Minerals

Autor: Frederick H. Pough
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780395910962
File Size: 43,30 MB
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Describes hundreds of minerals and lists their geographic distribution, physical properties, chemical composition, and crystalline structure

Nature Guide Gems

Autor: Kindersley Dorling
Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
ISBN: 9781409364634
File Size: 63,58 MB
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Have the world in your hands with these compact, illustrated natural history guides From red beryls to rubies, pick through Nature Guide Gems, a beautiful guide to earth's most precious stones. Part of a new generation of compact natural history guides, Nature Guide Gems is packed full of stunning images that reveal the intricate details and unique characteristics of earth's treasured jewels and metals. Expertly written and including over 400 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 gems and 140 individual profiles with clear, informative descriptions of each type of stone, Nature Guide Gems is the ideal identification guide.

Peterson First Guide To Rocks And Minerals

Autor: Frederick H. Pough
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780395935439
File Size: 38,14 MB
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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

Nature Guide Birds

Autor: David Burnie
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0756698626
File Size: 21,10 MB
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From the black swan to the ruby-throated hummingbird, Nature Guide Birds of the World, profiles the world's most amazing bird species. Part of a new generation of compact natural history guides, Birds of the World is packed full of stunning images that reveal intricate details and unique characteristics of the species 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 all about bird classification, anatomy, migration, habitats and flight, Nature Guide Birds of the World is the ideal bird identification guide.

Gems

Autor: Ra Bonewitz
Publisher: Dk Pub
ISBN: 9781465402189
File Size: 13,19 MB
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Introduces over four hundred different gemstone specimens, with descriptions, identification tips, and classification information for each stone.