The Illustrated Guide to Rocks and Minerals
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The Illustrated Guide to Rocks and Minerals : How to Find, Identify and Collect the World's Most Fascinating Specimens, Featuring Over 800 Stunning Photographs and Artworks

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This is the ultimate photographic guide to the world of rocks and minerals, and how to build a collection, featuring over 800 stunning photographs and artworks. This is the ultimate visual encyclopedia of rocks and minerals, with a directory of over 300 specimens. It instructs the amateur geologist on how to identify and extract samples safely, clean and store specimens, and build and present their own unique collection.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 226.06 x 294.64 x 20.32mm | 1,292.73g
  • Anness Publishing
  • SOUTHWATER
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1780190859
  • 9781780190853
  • 272,306

About John Farndon

John Farndon studied Earth Science at Cambridge University, UK, and has written a number of books and articles on the subject since, including Dorling Kindersley's Dictionary of the Earth, and the Rocks and Minerals section of their multimedia Earth science project. He has also written The Rock and Crystal Collection (Sterling), Collecting Minerals (Sterling) and Rocks and Minerals (Benchmark Books).show more

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