Rocks Minerals

Filename: rocks-minerals.pdf
ISBN: 9781426307683
Release Date: 2011-04
Number of pages: 64
Author: Steve Tomecek
Publisher: National Geographic Books

Download and read online Rocks Minerals in PDF and EPUB This book describes how rocks and minerals are formed by geological processes, and how they are used in our lives.


The Rock and Gem Book

Filename: the-rock-and-gem-book.pdf
ISBN: 9780241278901
Release Date: 2016-05-02
Number of pages: 192
Author: Dan Green
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

Download and read online The Rock and Gem Book in PDF and EPUB The Rock and Gem Book is packed full of photos of natural wonders, including rocks, minerals, gems, shells and fossils. This children's encyclopedia displays more than 1,200 full-colour specimens, from sapphires and rubies to silver and pearl, revealing the unique qualities of each material and how it is used in industry, architecture, art and science. Including precious metals, rare fossils, tiny gemstones and giant shells, The Rock and Gem Book gives a complete overview of the Earth's naturally occurring marvels and the beautiful objects created from them.


National Geographic Readers Rocks and Minerals

Filename: national-geographic-readers-rocks-and-minerals.pdf
ISBN: 9781426310386
Release Date: 2012
Number of pages: 32
Author: Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld
Publisher: National Geographic Books

Download and read online National Geographic Readers Rocks and Minerals in PDF and EPUB Introduces the different types of, and uses for, rocks and minerals, and discusses how they are formed.


My Little Book of Rocks Minerals and Gems

Filename: my-little-book-of-rocks-minerals-and-gems.pdf
ISBN: 1682971473
Release Date: 2017-05-01
Number of pages: 64
Author: Claudia Martin
Publisher: QEB Publishing

Download and read online My Little Book of Rocks Minerals and Gems in PDF and EPUB For those with curious minds starting to take note of the world around them, the basic materials from which our planet is made raise a multitude of questions. What are rocks and minerals? Why are there so many different kinds? From the way that rocks are formed to identifying gem stones, My Little Book of Rocks provides the answers for budding geologists, using clear, concise text along with full color illustrations and photographs.


My Little Book of Gems Rock and Minerals

Filename: my-little-book-of-gems-rock-and-minerals.pdf
ISBN: 1784934542
Release Date: 2016-04-21
Number of pages: 64
Author: Claudia Martin
Publisher: QED Publishing

Download and read online My Little Book of Gems Rock and Minerals in PDF and EPUB For those with curious minds starting to take note of the world around them, the basic materials from which our planet is made raise a multitude of questions. What are rocks and minerals? Why are there so many different kinds? From the way that rocks are formed to identifying gem stones, My Little Book of Rocks provides the answers for budding geologists, using clear, concise text along with full colour illustrations and photographs.


Rocks Minerals

Filename: rocks-minerals.pdf
ISBN: 1426305389
Release Date: 2010
Number of pages: 32
Author: Steve Tomecek
Publisher: National Geographic Books

Download and read online Rocks Minerals in PDF and EPUB A whimsically illustrated survey of the earth's rocks and minerals explores some of the many ways they have been transformed into usable materials from talcum powder to silver jewelry, in a reference complemented by a bonus activity suggestion.


Little Box of Crystals and Gems

Filename: little-box-of-crystals-and-gems.pdf
ISBN: 0764195905
Release Date: 2009-04-01
Number of pages: 48
Author: Barron's
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series

Download and read online Little Box of Crystals and Gems in PDF and EPUB Here s an unusually handsome activity box that introduces boys and girls to the engrossing world of crystals and gemstones. Open the lid to reveal a six-compartment display case, each compartment holding an assortment of polished gemstones. Kids will learn how to sort and identify each of the stones in their collection. Beneath the display case, they ll find the Little Book of Crystals and Gemstones, tweezers for examining stones, and a miniature geode--a stone with tiny crystals that are naturally embedded on its surface. The book instructs budding gemologists on-- How to identify crystals and gemstones How stones are cut and polished Properties of precious gems--diamond, ruby, emerald, and sapphire Jewelry stones--jade, pearl, turquoise, lapis lazuli Building a crystal collection . . . and much more A bonus item in The Little Box of Crystals and Gems is a kit containing ingredients that boys and girls can used to make their own diamond-like crystals.


Looking at Rocks

Filename: looking-at-rocks.pdf
ISBN: 0448425165
Release Date: 2001
Number of pages: 60
Author: Jennifer Dussling
Publisher:

Download and read online Looking at Rocks in PDF and EPUB From the backyard to the local bank, rock hounds can identify common rocks wherever they go with this rocking illustrated guide. Illustrations.


Collins Photo Guide to Rocks Minerals and Gemstones

Filename: collins-photo-guide-to-rocks-minerals-and-gemstones.pdf
ISBN: 0002199092
Release Date: 1992
Number of pages: 380
Author: Walter Schumann
Publisher: Collins

Download and read online Collins Photo Guide to Rocks Minerals and Gemstones in PDF and EPUB A guide to the major rocks, minerals and gemstones found in Europe. It contains an introduction to the basics of mineralogy, followed by a list of the general features of a rock that can be used in its identification. It also explains how to tell the basic difference between an igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary rock, allowing quick reference to the major identification sections for each of these classes. In these will be found comprehensive descriptions of each rock or mineral, with details of its composition, hardness, specific gravity, colour, fracture, cleavage, streak, lustre, transparency and crystal system, as well as notes on how it is formed and where it might be found, both in the UK and in the rest of the world.