Rocks, Gems And Minerals (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)

Rocks, Gems And Minerals (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)

Hardcover(Library Binding - THIS EDITION IS INTENDED FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY)

$17.15

Overview

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, this is a gem of a guide for rockhounds and mineral collectors!

Golden Guides first appeared in 1949 and quickly established themselves as authorities on subjects from Natural History to Science. Relaunched in 2000, Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press feature modern, new covers as part of a multi-year, million-dollar program to revise, update, and expand the complete line of guides for a new generation of students.

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, this is a gem of a guide for students, rock hounds, and mineral collectors.

Using clear text and detailed illustrations, Golden 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 byspecialists. And they are portable: handy and lightweight, designed to fit in a pocket and be carried anywhere.

Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press have been updated and revised to revitalize the complete line of guides for a new generation of students.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781417687695
Publisher: Turtleback Books
Publication date: 02/01/2001
Series: Golden Guides
Edition description: THIS EDITION IS INTENDED FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 4.10(w) x 5.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Golden Guides first appeared in 1949 and quickly established themselves as authorities on subjects from Natural History to Science. Relaunched in 2000, Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press feature modern, new covers as part of a multi-year, million-dollar program to revise, update, and expand the complete line of guides for a new generation of students.

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