Rocks, Gems and Minerals

Rocks, Gems and Minerals

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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, Rocks, Gems and Minerals is a gem of a guide for rockhounds and mineral collectors!
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Product details

  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 101.6 x 147.32 x 12.7mm | 113.4g
  • St Martin's Press
  • Golden Books Adult Publishing Group
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • Revised, Updated ed.
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 1582381321
  • 9781582381329
  • 140,053

About Paul R Shaffer

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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