Nature

Handbook of Rocks, Minerals, and Gemstones

Author: Walter Schumann

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN:

Category: Nature

Page: 380

View: 505

Shows and describes different kinds of rocks and minerals, and tells how to identify rocks by testing for hardness, streak color, and density
Juvenile Nonfiction

20 Fun Facts About Rocks and Gems

Author: Theresa Morlock

Publisher: Gareth Stevens Publishing LLLP

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 955

The glittering shapes of gems and crystals, the strange glowing of phosphorescent rocks, these objects mesmerize young audiences. This volume of fascinating and accessible factoids introduces young readers to strange rocks and gems like tourmaline, which comes in every color and has been mistaken for other gems for centuries. It also explains the essential science concept of rock and gem formation in easy, age-appropriate language. Fantastic photographs compliment each fun fact, and a detailed graphic organizer provides a convenient summary of some of the coolest gems and rocks Earth has to offer.
Nature

Rocks, Gems and Minerals

Author: Paul R. Shaffer

Publisher: Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press

ISBN:

Category: Nature

Page: 160

View: 571

This eBook is best viewed on a color device. This handy identification guide to the most common kinds of rocks and minerals offers concise and fascinating information on: - Physical and chemical properties - Origins and geologic significance - Gems and semiprecious stones - How to find and collect specimens Illustrated in full color throughout, Rocks, Gems and Minerals is a gem of a guide for rockhounds and mineral collectors!
Nature

Gemstones of the World

Author: Walter Schumann

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.

ISBN:

Category: Nature

Page: 319

View: 120

Provides detailed information regarding the physical characteristics and unique traits of more than 1,800 precious and semiprecious stones, as well as discussing gemstone structure, production, name origin, and symbolism.
Nature

Rocks, Gems, and Minerals of the Rocky Mountains

Author: Garret Romaine

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN:

Category: Nature

Page: 176

View: 569

Rocks, Gems, and Minerals of the Rocky Mountains is a field guide to more than 130 of the most common and sought-after rocks, gems, and minerals hidden throughout the Rocky Mountains. Conveniently sized to fit in your pocket and featuring full-color, detailed photographs, this informative guide makes it easy to identify rocks in your backyard and beyond. Also included is an introduction that covers fundamental geology information and interesting facts. This is the essential source when you're out in the field, both informative and beautiful to peruse.
Science

Rocks and Minerals

Author: Andrew Clark

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Science

Page: 80

View: 350

Includes information on collecting and identifying minerals, and sections on metallic, nonmetallic, gem and rock-forming minerals, and on igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks.
Science

Minerals

Author: George Willard Robinson

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Science

Page: 208

View: 341

Showcasing the mineral collection of the Canadian Museum of Nature, a full-color volume offers a new approach to the study of minerals, correlating chemical and structural properties of minerals with the geological processes that create them. 15,000 first printing.
Science

Science for High School Students

Author: University of Sydney. Nuclear Research Foundation. School Certificate Integrated Science Textbook Group

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Science

Page:

View: 634

Encyclopedias and dictionaries

The World Book Encyclopedia

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Encyclopedias and dictionaries

Page:

View: 377

An encyclopedia designed especially to meet the needs of elementary, junior high, and senior high school students.