Cool Rocks: Creating Fun and Fascinating Collections!

Cool Rocks: Creating Fun and Fascinating Collections!

by Tracy Kompelien

Hardcover(Library Binding)

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This book contains facts about collecting rocks that will inspire the reader to start his or her own collection. Readers will gain a working knowledge of this hobby which includes rock elements, like aluminum, iron, magnesium etc., how geologist classify rocks into igneous, sedimentary or metamorphic groups, the difference between minerals and rocks, the best places to find or buy rocks, how to break a geode, and how to organize, store and care for a rock collection. There is also a crafts section for the creative use of extra rocks. Full-color photographs, materials & techniques, tips & sidebar information, a glossary and an index are all included in this title.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781596797710
Publisher: Abdo Publishing
Publication date: 01/01/2007
Series: Cool Collections
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 7.90(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range: 5 - 11 Years

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