Rocks and Minerals

Rocks and Minerals

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The titles in this series take a cross-curricular look at a range of topics, exploring the facts of the subject, examining its relationship to history, art, music, geography, language, mathematics and other aspects of knowledge and culture. This book is on rocks and minerals.
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Hardback | 32 pages
  • 224 x 272mm | 354g
  • Franklin Watts Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • illustrations, photographs, glossary, index
  • 0749616997
  • 9780749616991

Table of contents

The rocky Earth - rock collecting; which type of rock? - fossils; what are minerals? - salty water; what are crystals? - grow your own crystal; fuels from the Earth - what comes from crude oil?; ores and metals - money; gems and jewels - famous treasures; mines and quarries - animal miners; using rocks and minerals - prehistoric people; famous rocks - the story of Prometheus; changing shapes - what kind of soil?; a rocky review; a rock quiz; more amazing facts.
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