9780754834427

The Illustrated Guide to Rocks & Minerals How to Find, Identify and Collect the World’s Most Fascinating Specimens, with Over 800 Detailed Photographs and Illustrations

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  • ISBN13:

    9780754834427

  • ISBN10:

    0754834425

  • Edition: Illus.
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2018-05-08
  • Publisher: Lorenz Books
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Summary

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.

Author Biography

John Farndon studied Earth Science at Cambridge University and has written a number of
award-winning books on geology and earth sciences, nature and the environment.

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