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Rocks and minerals : a guide to familiar minerals, gems, ores, and rocks

Author: Herbert S Zim; Paul R Shaffer
Publisher: New York : Golden Press, [1961?], ©1957.
Series: Golden nature guide.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Includes information on collecting and identifying minerals, and sections on metallic, nonmetallic, gem and rock-forming minerals, and on igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Herbert S Zim; Paul R Shaffer
ISBN: 0307244997 9780307244994
OCLC Number: 13898076
Description: 160 pages : color illustrations, maps ; 16 cm.
Contents: Seeing the Earth and its rocks --
Activities for amateurs --
Identifying minerals --
Metallic minerals --
Nonmetallic minerals --
Gem minerals --
Rock-forming minerals --
Igneous rocks --
Sedimentary rocks --
Metamorphic rocks --
Rocks in daily use.
Series Title: Golden nature guide.
Responsibility: by Herbert S. Zim, Paul R. Shaffer ; illustrated by Raymond Perlman.

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Includes information on collecting and identifying minerals, and sections on metallic, nonmetallic, gem and rock-forming minerals, and on igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks.

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