Smithsonian Handbooks: Rocks & Minerals Smithsonian Handbooks DK Smithsonian Handbook

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DK #ad - Learn the differences between igneous, and sedimentary rocks, metamorphic, and reference the glossary for many more technical and scientific terms. Smithsonian handbooks: rocks and minerals is filled with information about characteristics, and more, unique attributes, colors, making it one of the clearest identification guides for rock and mineral enthusiasts.

Smithsonian Handbooks: Rocks & Minerals Smithsonian Handbooks DK Smithsonian Handbook #ad - Look up different rocks and minerals, and find clear, annotated photography to pick out the key distinguishing features. Packed with photographs and details on characteristics, and more, distinguishing features, Smithsonian Handbooks: Rocks and Minerals makes identification easy. Designed for beginning and experienced collectors alike, this guide explains what rocks and minerals are, how they are classified, and how to start a collection.

Created in association with Smithsonian Institution, this authoritative guide features more than 500 rocks and minerals.

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Handbooks: Gemstones: The Clearest Recognition Guide Available DK Smithsonian Handbook

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DK #ad - Packed with more than 800 vivid full-color photographs of more than 130 varieties of cut and uncut stones, and precious metals, organic gemstones, this concise guide combines its stunning visuals with a systematic approach that enables you to recognize each gemstone instantly. Each expertly written entry combines a precise description with annotated photographs to highlight each gemstone’s chief characteristics and distinguishing features.

Additional color illustrations and photographs show uncut stones, color variations, and a wide range of popular cuts. Published by dorling kindersley in association with the Smithsonian Institution, informative, the guidebook is beautiful, and accessible to readers of all levels. Gem guides Book Company.

Handbooks: Gemstones: The Clearest Recognition Guide Available DK Smithsonian Handbook #ad - Easy-to-use, color-coded bands provide at-a-glance facts for quick reference. Also included is a comprehensive glossary. Written by gem expert, and packed with detailed information on gemstone properties, and curator Cally Hall of London’s Natural History Museum, varieties, and more, writer, DK’s Smithsonian Handbook of Gemstones is the clearest identification to natural and synthetic gemstones for beginners and established enthusiasts alike.

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Handbooks: Fossils: The Clearest Recognition Guide Available DK Smithsonian Handbook

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DK #ad - Authoritative text, crystal-clear photography, and a systematic approach from Dorling Kindersley and the Smithsonian Institution make this guide both comprehensive and concise. Expertly written and thoroughly vetted, each entry combines a precise description with annotated photography to highlight each fossil's chief characteristics and distinguishing features.

Packed with over 1, 000 full-color photographs over more than 500 fossils, this handbook is designed to cut through the complex process of fossil identification to make it accessible to readers of all experience levels. Also included is a comprehensive glossary so you can speak the language of a true paleontologist.

Handbooks: Fossils: The Clearest Recognition Guide Available DK Smithsonian Handbook #ad - Written by veteran paleontologist and curator cyril walker, and packed with detailed information on recognition, and veterinary surgeon and fossil enthusiast David Ward, and more, classification, DK’s Smithsonian Handbook of Fossils is the clearest identification guide to fossils for beginners and established enthusiasts alike.

Gem guides Book Company. Each fossil is accompanied by a full-color illustration of the living animal or plant that the fossil once was in the distant past, while color-coded bands provide at-a-glance key facts to complete each entry.

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Collecting Rocks, Gems and Minerals: Identification, Values and Lapidary Uses

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Krause Publications #ad - A rockhound's must-have resource! easy to use and lavishly illustrated, Gems, this new and completely revised and expanded edition of Collecting Rocks, and Minerals is designed with beginners in mind, yet filled with valuable technical information for seasoned collectors. This guide takes you from being simply someone who enjoys rocks to a knowledgeable enthusiast in no time and features:An easy-to-use, quick reference format arranged by category and color of stone800+ beautiful color photographsValues and tips for locating, buying and collectingBoth lapidary and mineral display materialsDecades of rock-collecting know-how of the authorForeword by Johann Zenz, world-renowned agate expert, author and lecturer.

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National Geographic Pocket Guide to Rocks and Minerals of North America

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National Geographic #ad - Gem guides Book Company. The book also pictures and explains the fossils most likely to be found and the fundamental land and rock formations in the North American landscape. In a logical, fossils, this new title--one of an expanding collection of Nationa. With 160 entries, key identification points, this guide is the perfect starting point for anyone, and expertly drafted illustrations, young or old, formatted with clear language, carefully chosen photographs, interested in the study of rocks and geology.

National Geographic Pocket Guide to Rocks and Minerals of North America #ad - This basic beginner's field guide to North American geology helps anyone identify common rocks, fossils, minerals, gems, and land formations. This basic beginner's field guide to north american geology helps anyone identify common rocks, highly visual format, gems, minerals, user-friendly, and land formations.

In a logical, highly visual format, user-friendly, this new title--one of an expanding collection of National Geographic pocket guides--offers key facts about dozens of rocks and minerals, how to hunt and identify them, where and how to go looking.

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Geosciences Industries 13357 Introductory Earth Science Classroom Rocks and Minerals Collection

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Geosciences Industries 13357 #ad - Rock samples include igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic. Each sample is numbered and identified on the collection index sheet. Samples measure approximately 1"-2" in size. The collection includes 75 rock and mineral samples measuring approximately 1-2", a magnifier, a streak plate, a collection index sheet, and a study guide with rock classification and rock cycle charts.

Science education products incorporate applied math and science principles into classroom projects. Gem guides Book Company. This basic beginner's field guide to north american geology helps anyone identify common rocks, highly visual format, gems, minerals, user-friendly, and land formations. This collection is great both at home and in the classroom, designed for grades 4-12.

Teachers in pre-k, elementary, and secondary classrooms use science education kits and products alongside science, technology, engineering, and math STEM curriculum to demonstrate STEM concepts and real-world applications through hands-on activities. This classroom rocks and minerals collection provides students with hands-on experience testing physical properties.

Geosciences Industries 13357 Introductory Earth Science Classroom Rocks and Minerals Collection #ad - In a logical, fossils, this new title--one of an expanding collection of Nationa. Collection includes 75 mineral and rock samples. Science education projects include a broad range of activities, such as practical experiments in engineering, biology, energy, robotics, chemistry, aeronautics, physics, and geology.

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The Practical Geologist: The Introductory Guide to the Basics of Geology and to Collecting and Identifying Rocks

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Touchstone #ad - Collect and define rocks and rough gemstones. Beginning with a history of the earth's formation and development, movements within the earth, this book explores the substances that compose the planet, the surface effects of weather and water, and underground landscapes. Rock samples include igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic.

Packed with more than 200 full-color illustrations, this comprehensive guide is the essential practical companion for natural science enthusiasts everywhere. Collection contains the index sheet, a streak plate, an introductory study guide, and a magnifier. Dougal Dixon. There are also sections on mapping, and curating specimens, preparing, and geological sites on the six continents.

The Practical Geologist: The Introductory Guide to the Basics of Geology and to Collecting and Identifying Rocks #ad - This basic beginner's field guide to north american geology helps anyone identify common rocks, gems, highly visual format, minerals, user-friendly, and land formations. It shows you how to search for, and extract samples of various rocks and minerals, identify, and for each rock and mineral type there is a brief mineralogy and explanation of its locations.

Introductory Guide to basic geology. Gem guides Book Company. Care of specimens. Samples measure approximately 1"-2" in size.

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Gemstone Tumbling, Cutting, Drilling & Cabochon Making: A Simple Guide to Finishing Rough Stones

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Adventure Publications #ad - Rock samples include igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic. This beginner's guide covers all the techniques you need to know: tumbling, cutting, face polishing and more. The practical Geologist. Gemstones are naturally beautiful, but you can make them glisten and shine. In a logical, fossils, this new title--one of an expanding collection of Nationa.

Collection includes 75 mineral and rock samples. It pertains to a wide range of popular gemstones, from agates to turquoise, and it provides information about recommended equipment and supplies. Plus, it introduces jewelry making with seven projects. Collect and define rocks and rough gemstones. Samples measure approximately 1"-2" in size.

Gemstone Tumbling, Cutting, Drilling & Cabochon Making: A Simple Guide to Finishing Rough Stones #ad - Each sample is numbered and identified on the collection index sheet. Collection contains the index sheet, an introductory study guide, a streak plate, and a magnifier. Dougal Dixon. Introductory Guide to basic geology. By following the authors' simple approach, you'll create finished stones worthy of displaying, selling or making into jewelry.

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National Audubon Society Field Guide to Rocks and Minerals: North America National Audubon Society Field Guides

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Knopf #ad - In a logical, fossils, this new title--one of an expanding collection of Nationa. Collection includes 75 mineral and rock samples. Random house audubon field guide: rocks/Minerals by Charles Chesterman - 9780394502694. Care of specimens. Collect and define rocks and rough gemstones. Each sample is numbered and identified on the collection index sheet.

Includes a guide to mineral collecting and a list of rock-forming minerals. This portable guide depicts all the important rocks, gems, and minerals -- in many variations of color and crystal form -- and the natural environments in which they occur, similar rocks and minerals, environment, and includes written descriptions of field marks, areas of occurrence, and derivation of names.

National Audubon Society Field Guide to Rocks and Minerals: North America National Audubon Society Field Guides #ad - Gem guides Book Company. The practical Geologist. Collection contains the index sheet, an introductory study guide, a streak plate, and a magnifier. Dougal Dixon. Gemstone tumbling cutting Drilling Cabochon Making A Simple Guide to Finishing Rough Stones. Rock samples include igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic.

Perfect for mountain climbers, hikers, and geology enthusiasts, this valuable reference covers more rocks and minerals in North America than any other available guide. Introductory Guide to basic geology.

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Rock and Gem: The Definitive Guide to Rocks, Minerals, Gemstones, and Fossils

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DK #ad - A great guidebook featuring full-color photos of hundreds of rocks and gems for collectors and enthusiasts, created in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution and written by a geologist with decades of experience. Rock samples include igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic. Each sample is numbered and identified on the collection index sheet.

Collection contains the index sheet, a streak plate, an introductory study guide, and a magnifier. Dougal Dixon. Collect and define rocks and rough gemstones. The practical Geologist. Rock and gem combines his knowledge with hundreds of stunning photos from the Smithsonian's extensive collections, making professional-level knowledge accessible to readers of all experience levels.

Rock and Gem: The Definitive Guide to Rocks, Minerals, Gemstones, and Fossils #ad - This basic beginner's field guide to north american geology helps anyone identify common rocks, highly visual format, minerals, gems, user-friendly, and land formations. In addition to resources on each of several hundred individual rock and gem types, the book contains a compelling history of how rocks are formed, starting with the Big Bang up to the present day.

Whether you’re a collector, or just someone interested in discovering the beauty and intrigue of gems and other fascinating rocks, a student, Rock and Gem covers its fascinating subject matter from every angle. Random house audubon field guide: rocks/Minerals by Charles Chesterman - 9780394502694. Author ronald bonewitz started his career as a geologist specializing in crystal chemistry, and now serves as a gem, fossil, mineral, worked as a mining scout in the field, and antiquities expert at an auction houses.

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The Illustrated Guide to Rocks & Minerals: How to Find, Identify and Collect the World’s Most Fascinating Specimens, with Over 800 Detailed Photographs and Illustrations

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Lorenz Books #ad - Random house audubon field guide: rocks/Minerals by Charles Chesterman - 9780394502694. In a logical, fossils, this new title--one of an expanding collection of Nationa. Collection includes 75 mineral and rock samples. Rock samples include igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic. The practical Geologist. Featuring over 800 images, this book is a one-stop illustrated encyclopedia and field guide on an endlessly fascinating and richly consuming subject.

Gemstone tumbling cutting Drilling Cabochon Making A Simple Guide to Finishing Rough Stones. Gem guides Book Company. Expertly written text describes the impact of factors such as time, weather and water erosion onthe development of these substances, and the part played by natural phenomena such as volcanoes andearthquakes.

The Illustrated Guide to Rocks & Minerals: How to Find, Identify and Collect the World’s Most Fascinating Specimens, with Over 800 Detailed Photographs and Illustrations #ad - Dk publishing Dorling Kindersley. Care of specimens. Introductory Guide to basic geology. Each sample is numbered and identified on the collection index sheet. Samples measure approximately 1"-2" in size. Collect and define rocks and rough gemstones.

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