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Field Guide to the Rocks and Minerals of Southern Africa

Geology Guide

By: B Cairncross

292 pages, 500 Col photos

Random House Struik

Paperback | Dec 2004 | #151172 | ISBN: 1868729850
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About this book

The first definitive field guide to document the common, rare and unusual rocks and minerals of South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Lesotho, Swaziland and southern Mozambique. Supported by more than 500 full-colour photographs, the text describes in detail a wide range of the region's common and attractive rocks and minerals. Authoritative information is presented in a user-friendly manner and is enlivened by box and panel features.

Visually and functionally appealing . . . A handy little tome for professional geologists and weeked rock hounds."Its 500-plus color photographs and thorough entries are accessible to the layperson, without sacrificing useful information for the professional."--American Reference Books Annual

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