Rocks, Gems and Minerals

Rocks, Gems and Minerals

A Guide to Familiar Minerals, Gems, Ores and Rocks

Book - 2001
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This handy identification guide to the most common kinds of rocks and minerals offers concise and fascinating information on:

- Physical and chemical properties
- Origins and geologic significance
- Gems and semiprecious stones
- How to find and collect specimens

Illustrated in full color throughout, Rocks, Gems and Minerals is a gem of a guide for rockhounds and mineral collectors!

Publisher: New York, NY : St. Martin's Press, 2001
Edition: Revised and updated.
ISBN: 9781582381329
Characteristics: 160 p. : ill.
Additional Contributors: Shaffer, Paul R.


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