Smithsonian Handbooks: Rocks & Minerals Smithsonian Handbooks

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DK #ad - Packed with photographs and details on characteristics, and more, distinguishing features, Smithsonian Handbooks: Rocks and Minerals makes identification easy. Designed for beginning and experienced collectors alike, how they are classified, this guide explains what rocks and minerals are, and how to start a collection.

Created in association with Smithsonian Institution, this authoritative guide features more than 500 rocks and minerals. Learn the differences between igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary rocks, and reference the glossary for many more technical and scientific terms. Smithsonian handbooks: rocks and minerals is filled with information about characteristics, and more, colors, unique attributes, making it one of the clearest identification guides for rock and mineral enthusiasts.

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Smithsonian Handbooks: Gemstones

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DK #ad - Published by dorling kindersley in association with the Smithsonian Institution, informative, the guidebook is beautiful, and accessible to readers of all levels. Easy-to-use, color-coded bands provide at-a-glance facts for quick reference. Also included is a comprehensive glossary. Written by gem expert, and curator cally hall of london’s natural history Museum, and packed with detailed information on gemstone properties, writer, varieties, and more, DK’s Smithsonian Handbook of Gemstones is the clearest identification to natural and synthetic gemstones for beginners and established enthusiasts alike.

Packed with more than 800 vivid full-color photographs of more than 130 varieties of cut and uncut stones, and precious metals, organic gemstones, this concise guide combines its stunning visuals with a systematic approach that enables you to recognize each gemstone instantly. Additional color illustrations and photographs show uncut stones, color variations, and a wide range of popular cuts.

Smithsonian Handbooks: Gemstones #ad - . Gem guides Book Company. Each expertly written entry combines a precise description with annotated photographs to highlight each gemstone’s chief characteristics and distinguishing features.

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Smithsonian Handbooks: Fossils

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DK #ad - Written by veteran paleontologist and curator cyril walker, and veterinary surgeon and fossil enthusiast David Ward, classification, and more, and packed with detailed information on recognition, DK’s Smithsonian Handbook of Fossils is the clearest identification guide to fossils for beginners and established enthusiasts alike.

Each fossil is accompanied by a full-color illustration of the living animal or plant that the fossil once was in the distant past, while color-coded bands provide at-a-glance key facts to complete each entry. Packed with over 1, 000 full-color photographs over more than 500 fossils, this handbook is designed to cut through the complex process of fossil identification to make it accessible to readers of all experience levels.

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Authoritative text, crystal-clear photography, and a systematic approach from Dorling Kindersley and the Smithsonian Institution make this guide both comprehensive and concise.

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National Geographic Pocket Guide to Rocks and Minerals of North America

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National Geographic #ad - The book also pictures and explains the fossils most likely to be found and the fundamental land and rock formations in the North American landscape. In a logical, highly visual format, user-friendly, minerals, this new title--one of an expanding collection of Nationa. With 160 entries, formatted with clear language, key identification points, young or old, carefully chosen photographs, and expertly drafted illustrations, this guide is the perfect starting point for anyone, interested in the study of rocks and geology.

In a logical, highly visual format, this new title--one of an expanding collection of National Geographic pocket guides--offers key facts about dozens of rocks and minerals, how to hunt and identify them, user-friendly, where and how to go looking. This basic beginner's field guide to north american geology helps anyone identify common rocks, fossils, gems, and land formations.

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National Audubon Society Field Guide to Rocks and Minerals: North America National Audubon Society Field Guides Paperback

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Knopf #ad - Gem guides Book Company. This portable guide depicts all the important rocks, and includes written descriptions of field marks, environment, areas of occurrence, and minerals -- in many variations of color and crystal form -- and the natural environments in which they occur, similar rocks and minerals, gems, and derivation of names.

Perfect for mountain climbers and hikers, this valuable reference covers more rocks and minerals in North America than any other available guide. Featuring a durable vinyl binding and nearly 800 full-color identification photographs, the National Audubon Society Field Guide to Rocks and Minerals is the perfect companion for any expedition.

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Random house audubon field guide: rocks/Minerals by Charles Chesterman - 9780394502694.

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The Practical Geologist: The Introductory Guide to the Basics of Geology and to Collecting and Identifying Rocks

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Touchstone #ad - Dougal Dixon. It shows you how to search for, identify, and extract samples of various rocks and minerals, and for each rock and mineral type there is a brief mineralogy and explanation of its locations. From exploring the basic principles of geology to starting a rock and mineral collection, The Practical Geologist is the perfect introduction to the world of earth science.

Beginning with a history of the earth's formation and development, this book explores the substances that compose the planet, movements within the earth, the surface effects of weather and water, and underground landscapes. This basic beginner's field guide to north american geology helps anyone identify common rocks, fossils, gems, and land formations.

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Collect and define rocks and rough gemstones. Introductory Guide to basic geology. In a logical, minerals, user-friendly, highly visual format, this new title--one of an expanding collection of Nationa. Random house audubon field guide: rocks/Minerals by Charles Chesterman - 9780394502694.

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Collecting Rocks, Gems and Minerals: Identification, Values and Lapidary Uses

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Krause Publications #ad - The practical Geologist. This basic beginner's field guide to north american geology helps anyone identify common rocks, gems, fossils, and land formations. Dougal Dixon. A rockhound's must-have resource! easy to use and lavishly illustrated, and Minerals is designed with beginners in mind, Gems, this new and completely revised and expanded edition of Collecting Rocks, yet filled with valuable technical information for seasoned collectors.

Gem guides Book Company. This guide takes you from being simply someone who enjoys rocks to a knowledgeable enthusiast in no time and features:An easy-to-use, quick reference format arranged by category and color of stone800+ beautiful color photographsValues and tips for locating, buying and collectingBoth lapidary and mineral display materialsDecades of rock-collecting know-how of the authorForeword by Johann Zenz, world-renowned agate expert, author and lecturer.

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Geosciences Industries 13357 Introductory Earth Science Classroom Rocks and Minerals Collection

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Geosciences Industries 13357 #ad - Science education products incorporate applied math and science principles into classroom projects. Collection contains the index sheet, a streak plate, an introductory study guide, and a magnifier. In a logical, user-friendly, minerals, highly visual format, this new title--one of an expanding collection of Nationa.

Random house audubon field guide: rocks/Minerals by Charles Chesterman - 9780394502694. This basic beginner's field guide to north american geology helps anyone identify common rocks, gems, fossils, and land formations. Science education projects include a broad range of activities, robotics, biology, physics, such as practical experiments in engineering, energy, chemistry, aeronautics, and geology.

Geosciences Industries 13357 Introductory Earth Science Classroom Rocks and Minerals Collection #ad - Each sample is numbered and identified on the collection index sheet. Care of specimens. Dougal Dixon. This collection is great both at home and in the classroom, designed for grades 4-12. Rock samples include igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic. The collection includes 75 rock and mineral samples measuring approximately 1-2", a magnifier, a streak plate, a collection index sheet, and a study guide with rock classification and rock cycle charts.

Teachers in pre-k, and secondary classrooms use science education kits and products alongside science, technology, engineering, elementary, and math STEM curriculum to demonstrate STEM concepts and real-world applications through hands-on activities. Introductory Guide to basic geology.

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SE 8399-RH-ROCK 11-Inch Rock Hammer, 20 Oz.

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Sona Enterprises 8399-RH-ROCK #ad - This heavy, well-balanced, 20-oz. It has a comfortable grip handle and comes with a reusable heavy-duty plastic tip cover. Rock hammer is fully polished and forged of one piece of steel. Rock hammer—created especially with prospectors, contractors, rock hounds, and the everyday user in mind. Collection includes 75 mineral and rock samples.

The practical Geologist. Important: Avoid getting counterfeit items. Single piece of drop-forged steel. You will enjoy the quality, function and usefulness this 20-oz. This basic beginner's field guide to north american geology helps anyone identify common rocks, gems, fossils, and land formations. Dougal Dixon.

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Rock hammer has to offer. Care of specimens.

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Gemstones of the World: Newly Revised Fifth Edition

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Sterling #ad - Introductory Guide to basic geology. Hardened head and tip. Organic gem materials, and pearl, ivory, amber, such as coral, are also covered along with new-on-the-market stones like charcoite. Care of specimens. Gem guides Book Company. More than 1, 500 full-color photos showcase each precious and semiprecious stone in both its rough natural state and its polished and cut renditions.

Charts and tables help you identify unknown gemstones and—when you're in the market—how to check for genuineness. Collection contains the index sheet, an introductory study guide, a streak plate, and a magnifier.20-oz. Additionally, synthetics, this all-inclusive volume includes imitations, and combined stones.

Gemstones of the World: Newly Revised Fifth Edition #ad - Comfortable grip handle. Single piece of drop-forged steel. Samples measure approximately 1"-2" in size. This is truly the ultimate one-volume book every hobbyist, jeweler, and rockhound will ever need!   Following the spectacular success of the first four editions of Gemstones of the World, jewelry maker, the revised fifth edition exhibits important updates and a beautiful new cover.

Dougal Dixon. Each sample is numbered and identified on the collection index sheet. Each entry offers complete information on a gemstone's formation and structure, methods of working, cutting, physical properties and characteristics, and polishing.

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My Book of Rocks and Minerals

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DK Children #ad - Sterling. Comfortable grip handle. A children's visual reference that explains what rocks and minerals are, how they form, and how they're used, and even highlights record breakers and amazing facts. My book of rocks and minerals is filled with fascinating facts about and amazing images of rocks, gems, minerals, and fossils from the deepest caves to outer space.

Single piece of drop-forged steel. Rock samples include igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic. This basic beginner's field guide to north american geology helps anyone identify common rocks, gems, fossils, and land formations. Collection contains the index sheet, an introductory study guide, a streak plate, and a magnifier.

My Book of Rocks and Minerals #ad - 20-oz. Hardened head and tip. Introductory Guide to basic geology. Features introduce different categories, from crystals to glow-in-the-dark minerals, and illuminating images provide a closer look and show amazing geological formations. Collect and define rocks and rough gemstones. The practical Geologist. Gem guides Book Company.

Collection includes 75 mineral and rock samples.

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