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Rocks, gems, and minerals

Author: Trudi Strain Trueit
Publisher: New York : Franklin Watts, ©2003.
Series: Watts library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : English
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Rocks, gems, and minerals are the basic things of which Earth is made. They are humanity's most important building materials and sources of energy and wealth. This book explores how heat, pressure, water, wind, and time combine to make these common, precious, and essential substances.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Children's nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Trudi Strain Trueit
ISBN: 053112195X 9780531121955 0531162419 9780531162415
OCLC Number: 48477563
Description: 63 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. World of wonders --
2. Mineral magic --
3. The circle of stone --
4. Hot on the mineral trail --
5. Where do you stand?
Series Title: Watts library.
Responsibility: Trudi Strain Trueit.

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Rocks, gems, and minerals are the basic things of which Earth is made. They are humanity's most important building materials and sources of energy and wealth. This book explores how heat, pressure, water, wind, and time combine to make these common, precious, and essential substances.

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