Rocks and Minerals

Rocks and Minerals

Book - 1992
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Color photos accompany descriptions, facts on formation, plus quick keys to group, composition, hardness, cleavage and fracture.
Publisher: New York: Boston, MA Dorling Kindersley; distributed by Houghton Mifflin Company, 1992
Edition: 1st American ed.
ISBN: 9781564580610
156458061X
Branch Call Number: 549/PELL
Characteristics: 256p.: col. ill.; 22cm.

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CharlotteReads
Sep 08, 2018

Smithsonian's Rocks and Minerals is pretty handy. It is nicely organized. There are useful tables on how to identify a rock or mineral sample. There are also a selection of sample images which can be helpful where mineral impurities produce visually different samples, for instance there are photographs of 4 different types of hematite, and 5 different types of fluorite. It serves as a solid reference volume.

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