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The Illustrated Guide to Rocks & Minerals

Geology Guide
By: John Farndon(Author)
256 pages, 800+ colour photos and colour & b/w illustrations
Publisher: Southwater
The Illustrated Guide to Rocks &  Minerals
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  • The Illustrated Guide to Rocks &  Minerals ISBN: 9781780190853 Paperback Mar 2012 Temporarily out of stock: order now to get this when available
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This title shows you how to find, identify and collect the world's most fascinating specimens, featuring over 800 stunning photographs and artworks. This is the ultimate visual encyclopedia of rocks and minerals, with a directory of over 300 specimens. It instructs the amateur geologist on how to identify and extract samples safely, clean and store specimens, and build and present their own unique collection. It provides step-by-step guidance on simple home testing techniques, to gauge shade, hardness, cleavage, lustre, tenacity, transparency and more. A photographic directory enables the reader to identify samples by sight, and includes artworks demonstrating shapes and structures. It offers practical information on the wider relevance of precious rocks and minerals to the environment.

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Biography

John Farndon studied Earth Science at Cambridge University, UK, and has written a number of books and articles on the subject since, including Dorling Kindersley's Dictionary of the Earth, and the Rocks and Minerals section of their multimedia Earth science project. He has also written The Rock and Crystal Collection (Sterling), Collecting Minerals (Sterling) and Rocks and Minerals (Benchmark Books).

Geology Guide
By: John Farndon(Author)
256 pages, 800+ colour photos and colour & b/w illustrations
Publisher: Southwater
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