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    Rocks and Minerals: A Photographic Field Guide (Paperback) By (author) Chris Pellant, By (author) Helen Pellant

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    DescriptionFor experts and armchair enthusiasts like, "Rocks and Minerals" will appeal to anyone interested in uncovering the mysteries of this subject.A general introduction is followed by a detailed exploration of the three groups of rocks: igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary, including their formation and occurrence, main characteristics and economic uses. A number of examples from each category will be explored and illustrated. The second part of the book begins with an introduction to minerals, including gemstones, explaining their classification, occurrence, formation and characteristics, identification and economic uses. This is followed by accounts and images of a wide selection of examples.This is a great book for fans of nature walks and nature photography, and for collectors of rocks and gemstones.

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    Rocks and Minerals
    A Photographic Field Guide
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Chris Pellant, By (author) Helen Pellant
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 192
    Width: 118 mm
    Height: 180 mm
    Thickness: 22 mm
    Weight: 454 g
    ISBN 13: 9781472909930
    ISBN 10: 1472909933

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SCP
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.1
    BIC subject category V2: PNV
    B&T General Subject: 560
    Ingram Subject Code: C9
    LC classification: QE
    BIC subject category V2: WNR
    BISAC V2.8: SCI048000, NAT030000
    DC22: 549
    Abridged Dewey: 552
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 26610
    DC23: 552
    Thema V1.0: WNR, PNV
    Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
    Imprint name
    Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
    Publication date
    20 November 2014
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Chris and Helen Pellant are based in England and have been working together since the 1980s. They have written a number of bestselling earth science books, and also run their own photographic library (www.picsandwords.com). They are keen conservationists, studying and recording everything from plants and lepidoptera to marine life.