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Collins Wild Guide: Rocks and Minerals

Field / Identification GuideOut of Print

Series: Collins Wild Guide Series

By: Adrian P Jones

243 pages, 240 col photos

Harper Collins

Paperback | Dec 2004 | #144150 | ISBN: 0007177941
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About this book

Covers 240 commonly-found types of rock, mineral and gemstones throughout the world. Each rock or mineral is illustrated with a full-colour photograph, and additional artwork shows the crystalline structure or other identification features. Accompanying text includes information on distribution, chemical composition, hardness, colour and texture, while an `ID Fact File' offers information at a glance.


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