Guide to Minerals, Rocks and Fossils (Firefly Pocket series)
A detailed and extensively illustrated handbook. The colors, shapes and properties of minerals vary from the bland to the magnificent. Guide to Minerals, Rocks and Fossils is a practical and authoritative handbook that is both comprehensive and easy to use. Each of...
Turquoise Unearthed: An Illustrated Guide
By: Joe Dan Lowry & Joe P. Lowry Turquoise. What other gemstone comes in such an astonishing variety of colors, and forms, or is more evocative of the American Southwest? Turquoise Unearthed showcases exquisite examples of rough and polished natural...
The Rock and Gem Book
By: Dan Green What is the difference between a rock and a gem? What makes the Hope Diamond so special? Why are some minerals fluorescent? Dig deep to find the answers in The Rock and Gem Book. Filled with over...
Rocks and Minerals
By: Sue Fuller A New Generation of Illustrated Pocket Books. Systematically Organized for Easy Access to Information. Contains Diagrams, Charts, Maps, Glossary, and IndexOther Information:Published: 2003Pages: 160
Princeton Field Guide Minerals of the World
By: Ole Johnson One of the most up-to-date popular guide to minerals available. The text descriptions include crystallography, physical properties, chemical properties, names and varieties, diagnostic features, and occurrences. More than 500 minerals are detailed, with examples from around the...
Peterson Field Guide Rocks and Minerals
By: Frederick H. Pough The definitive guide to rocks and minerals, completely updated for the fifth edition, includes 385 color photographs showing rocks, minerals, and geologic formations. Hundreds of minerals are described, with details such as geographic distribution, physical properties,...
National Audubon Society: Pocket Guide - Familiar Rocks and Minerals of North America
By: Charles W. Chesterman Once considered a specialized hobby, the study of rocks and minerals is now a widely popular pursuit of immense interest and fascination to many people. This guide is for beginners; it presents easily discernible features that...
By: Emma Foa A New Generation of Illistrated Pocket Books. Systematically Organized for Easy Access to Information. Contains Diagrams, Charts, Maps, Glossary, and Index.Other Information:Published: 2003Pages: 128
Firefly Guide to Minerals, Rocks, & Fossils
By: A.C. Bishop, A.R. Woolley, & W.R. Hamilton This new edition of a classic reference work has been completely revised, updated and redesigned, and includes new extended introductory sections and appendices. Information detailed in this handbook includes over 600 species...
Firefly Guide to Gems
By: Cally Oldershaw A fascinating, richly illustrated guide to the identification and use of gemstones. The introduction describes the geology, chemistry and properties of gems in clear and accessible terms, and also provides a valuable color key. The main section...
Audubon Rocks & Minerals
By: National Audubon Society This first all-photographic field guide features 794 full-color images of all the important rocks, gems, and minerals of North America, showing their many variations of color and crystal form. The text provides descriptions of 200 minerals...