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Guide to Rocks and Minerals of the Northwest (Rocks, Minerals and Gemstones)

by Stan Leaming

  • 168 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Gem Guides Book Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • NATURAL HISTORY, COUNTRY LIFE & PETS,
  • Petrology,
  • United States - General,
  • Gems,
  • Nature,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • USA,
  • Rocks & Minerals,
  • Nature / Field Guide Books,
  • Outdoor Skills

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8210973M
    ISBN 10088839053X
    ISBN 109780888390530

    A profusely illustrated and remarkably comprehensive guide to nature's most stunning jewels. Under the right conditions, over millions of years, geological activity can form extremely striking and amazing minerals. Once they have formed, these rare giants can be destroyed by. Rounding out the guide are four rock samples to get them started, plus advice on how to maintain and display their collection as it grows. Go! Field Guide: Rocks and Minerals kicks off Scholastic’s definitive field-guide series. With pages of color photos and facts and a durable format that’s ready to take out into the world, these.

    Each field guide is chuck-full of fascinating information. ROCKS & MINERALS by Nancy Honovich examines a wide range of rocks and minerals found around the world. The book begins with an overview of rock hounding tools and the basics of mineral identification/5(4). The Mineral and Gemstone Kingdom is a free informational and educational guide to rocks, minerals, gemstones, and jewelry. This site has been providing detailed information and photos of hundreds of mineral and gemstone since and is one of the leading education resources on minerals and gemstones.

    The book is highlighted by short sidebar boxes and panels that present interesting facts about certain minerals or rocks. Field Guide to Rocks and Minerals of Southern Africa will appeal to mineral collectors, geologists, gemologists, students, and anyone with an interest in the natural environment. Published by Struik Publishers, Cape Town. NUMERICAL LIST OF ROCKS & MINERALS IN KIT See final pages of book for color photographs of rocks and minerals. MINERALS: 1 Talc 2 Gypsum 3 Calcite 4 Fluorite 5 Apatite* 6 Orthoclase (feldspar group) 7 Quartz 8 Topaz* 9 Corundum* 10 Diamond* 11 Chrysocolla (blue) 12 Azurite (dark blue) 13 Quartz, var. chalcedony.


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A great book for reading or reference, this handy (6" x ") handbook by Chris Pellant presents interesting facts with full-color photos of hundreds of different rocks and minerals. Contains pages, a glossary, identification guides and index. This basic beginner's field guide to North American geology helps anyone identify common rocks, minerals, gems, fossils, and land formations.

In a logical, user-friendly, highly visual format, this new title--one of an expanding collection of National Geographic pocket guides--offers key facts about dozens of rocks and minerals, how to hunt and identify them, where /5(). Your Must-Have Guide to the Rocks and Minerals of Washington and Oregon.

Get the perfect guide to rocks and minerals in the Evergreen and Beaver States. This book by Dan R. Lynch and Bob Lynch features comprehensive entries for Washington and Oregon rocks and minerals, from common rocks to rare finds/5(95). About this book. Guide to Rocks and Minerals of the Northwest is intended to show some of the much-prized rocks and minerals of the northwest.

Some are valued for their beauty when cut and polished. Others are prized for the economic value of the metals they contain, such as copper in chalcopyrite, or of some physical property of the mineral. The book can easily be taken out into the field as a portable guide to help you identify your rocks, gems and minerals.

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Interactive guide to hundreds of rocks and minerals. Some important minerals are not here yet. We are constantly working on expanding this list. Rocks: Igneous, Metamorphic and Sedimentary Rocks hold the history of the earth and the materials that will be used to build its future.

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32 pgs., ISBN. Covers rocks and minerals, as well as fossils and land formations. entries in all. Easy to read.

Features key identification points, as well as special sections on where to find rocks and minerals and how to hunt them. Low price. Igneous rocks such as granite or lava are tough, frozen melts with little texture or like these contain mostly black, white and/or gray minerals.

Sedimentary rocks such as limestone or shale are hardened sediment with sandy or clay-like layers (strata).They are usually brown to gray in color and may have fossils and water or wind marks. This guide is intended to show some of the much-prized rocks and minerals of the northwest.

Some are valued for their beauty when cut and polished. Others are prized for the economic value of the metals they contain, such as copper in chalcopyrite, or of some physical property of the mineral itself, such as the fibrous nature of asbestos.

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$ Weight: LBS Shipping: Calculated at checkout Current Stock: 1 Quantity: Share. Product Description. Guide to Rocks and Minerals of the Northwest. Part III and IV, contain information on tools and techniques, mineral environments, a rock and mineral glossary, and a listing of rock forming minerals.

For the curious, it also includes a list indicating each illustrated specimens place of origin. I would recommend this book to not just the rock, mineral enthusiest but to anyone.

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 3rd Edition. The fascinating world of rocks, minerals and gemstones is opened up to the reader in this authoritative field guide. Written especially for Australian collectors and students this book illustrates and describes all the common rocks, minerals and gemstones, and also many of the rarer types.

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People bring me rocks and I like to identify what I am carving. Before I got this, I had no more than basic knowledge but this little reference book has taught me a lot. If I have a criticism (why it is not 5 stars) it is that as a photo guide it would have been easier to include both rough and polished sections/5(3).An easy to use field guide that contains everything rock and mineral enthusiasts need to know with more than 1, spectacular illustrations— in full color!

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