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The Complete Illustrated Guide to Rocks of the World

The Complete Illustrated Guide to Rocks of the World

A Practical Directory of Over 150 Igneous, Sedimentary and Metamorphic Rocks

  • Author: John Farndon
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9780754825623
  • Category: Nature
  • Page: 128
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"Features more than 375 beautifully shot photographs and concise artworks [of the world's rocks]."--P. [4] of cover.

The Complete Illustrated Guide to Minerals, Rocks and Fossils of the World

The Complete Illustrated Guide to Minerals, Rocks and Fossils of the World

A Comprehensive Reference to 700 Minerals, Rocks, Plants and Animal Fossils from Around the Globe and How to Identify Them, with More Than 2000 Photographs and Illustrations

  • Author: John Farndon,Steve Parker
  • Publisher: Southwater
  • ISBN: 9781780192314
  • Category: Nature
  • Page: 512
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This is a comprehensive reference to 700 minerals, rocks, plants and animal fossils from around the globe and how to identify them, with more than 2000 photographs and illustrations. It is an essential reference book for amateur geologists and palaeontologists, revealing how rocks and fossils form, sites and habitats, classification, and a photographic guide. Extensive illustrated directories feature profiles of over 700 rocks, minerals and plant and animal fossils, describing their qualities and properties, and specification factfiles. It features over 1200 photographs of rocks and fossils for easy identification plus more than 800 artworks, including timescales, structural artworks of rocks and minerals, and reconstructions of fossilized plants and animals. It includes detailed information on safe extraction, home testing techniques, safe cleaning and how to display specimens - all you need to build an impressive collection. Rocks, minerals and fossils have a timeless fascination. This expert book provides a complete reference for anyone interested in the earth sciences. The book's major feature is its two extensive visual directories - one on rocks and minerals and one on fossils - containing over 700 in-depth specimen profiles. Information boxes give facts and figures such as type and location, and artworks and reconstructions show the structure-type of rocks and how each fossil originally looked. It provides all the facts anyone needs about the hugely absorbing subjects of geology and paleontology. This impressive work is beautiful to look at and will engage every reader.

The Essential Guide to Crystals, Minerals and Stones

The Essential Guide to Crystals, Minerals and Stones

  • Author: Margaret Ann Lembo
  • Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide
  • ISBN: 0738732524
  • Category: Nature
  • Page: 440
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Improve your life on all levels—mentally, physically, emotionally, and spiritually—with this essential reference guide to 160 easily-procured crystals, minerals, and stones. Packed with practical knowledge and 190 beautiful full-color photos, this easy-to-use handbook will teach you all about the gemstone world. Each page provides you with concise information: stone name and properties, color, corresponding chakra, planet, element, zodiac sign, numerological association, and mental, emotional, physical, and spiritual uses. Margaret Ann Lembo's metaphysical crystal directory will also give you Mohs scale ratings, divinatory meanings, and a series of positive affirmations for each stone. Learn how to charge, cleanse, and use gemstones in healing grids, plus how to use them as oracles for personal development and spiritual awakening. Praise: "When energetically used with the understandings and tips provided in this A–Z essential guide, all good things are possible. Your 'everything' go-to for crystals!" —Cyndi Dale, bestselling author of The Complete Book of Chakra Healing and Beyond Soul Mates "A must-have guide for anyone who even enjoys picking up rocks. Her straight-from-the-hip approach is matched by her passion, love and knowledge of each and every geode, multifaceted crystal, and everything in between." —Joan Ranquet, author of Communication with All Life

A Project Guide to Rocks and Minerals

A Project Guide to Rocks and Minerals

  • Author: Claire O'Neal
  • Publisher: Mitchell Lane Publishers, Inc.
  • ISBN: 1612281133
  • Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Page: 48
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Calling all rock hounds! Learn about rocks and minerals with these fifteen simple science experiments you can do yourself. You’ll think like a geologist as you start your own rock collection, learn about earth processes, explore the properties of minerals, and even grow your own crystals.

Rocks and Minerals

Rocks and Minerals

A Guide to Field Identification

  • Author: Charles A. Sorrell
  • Publisher: Macmillan
  • ISBN: 9781582381244
  • Category: Nature
  • Page: 160
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Identifies common and uncommon minerals and rocks from around the world.

Minerals of the World

Minerals of the World

  • Author: Walter Schumann
  • Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
  • ISBN: 140275339X
  • Category: Nature
  • Page: 232
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It’s the classic work: revised and updated! Identify over 500 of the most collectible minerals quickly and easily with this fully photographed field guide. And this new reissue makes identification easier, with new cleavability ratings for each entry alongside the handy classifications based on streak color, Mohs’ hardness, and specific gravity. A complete introductory discussion of mineral forms and properties explains the essential criteria for recognition, and each of the hundreds of minerals (from Ankerite to Zinwaldite) is accompanied by information on its fracture, luster, chemical formula, aggregates, distinguishing characteristics, and localities.

Gemstones of the World

Gemstones of the World

  • Author: Walter Schumann
  • Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
  • ISBN: 9781402740169
  • Category: Nature
  • Page: 311
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More than 1,500 full-color illustrations of all types of gemstones and hundreds of semi-precious stones accompany guidelines for identification and classification and articles on mining, cutting, and the properties and characteristics of each, in this newly updated edition.

Osborne's Guide to the Grand Junction, Or Birmingham, Liverpool, and Manchester Railway

Osborne's Guide to the Grand Junction, Or Birmingham, Liverpool, and Manchester Railway

With the Topography of the Country Through which the Line Passes, and Complete Cuides to the Towns of Birmingham, Liverpool, and Manchester. Illustrated with Numerous Wood Engravings and Maps

  • Author: Edward Cornelius Osborne
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: England
  • Page: 378
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Firefly Guide to Gems

Firefly Guide to Gems

  • Author: Cally Oldershaw
  • Publisher: Firefly Books
  • ISBN: 9781552978146
  • Category: Crafts & Hobbies
  • Page: 224
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A guide to gems and precious stones covers such topics as gem formation, structural properties, fashioning and cutting, and gem classification.