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Rock and Gem

      By Dorling Kindersley

Rock & Gem: The Definitive Guide to Rocks, Minerals, Gemstones & Fossils

The Definitive Guide To Rocks, Minerals, Gems, and Fossils

From glittering gemstones to fascinating minerals and fossils, this incredible reference book is a stunning celebration of the Earth's buried treasures. Specially commissioned photography captures the essence and beauty of over 450 superb specimens, while lively and informative text describes the characteristics of each and its unique and changing relationship to humankind through the ages.

Organised by rock classes and chemical groups, each rock, mineral, and fossil entry contains a photograph of the specimen together with lively, wide-ranging text describing its qualities and history of use. In addition, a detailed, at-a-glance reference panel provides key data for identification and classification.

Soft laminated cover.  360 pages. (2005) approx. 210mm X 150mm, ISBN 9781740336246 Out of Print

 

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