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Field Guide to Rocks Minerals of Southern Africa

Field Guide to Rocks   Minerals of Southern Africa Author Bruce Cairncross
ISBN-10 9781920544683
Release 2011-11-05
Pages 292
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Field Guide to Rocks and Minerals of Southern Africa is the first definitive field guide to document the common, rare and unusual rocks and minerals of South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Lesotho, Swaziland and also southern Mozambique. Supported by more than 500 full-colour photographs, the text describes in detail a wide range of the region's common and attractive rocks and minerals. Authoritative information is presented in a user-friendly manner and is enlivened by box and panel features. It will appeal to mineral collectors, geologists, gemologists, students, and anyone with an interest in the natural environment.



A Field Guide to Rocks and Minerals

A Field Guide to Rocks and Minerals Author Frederick H. Pough
ISBN-10 039591096X
Release 1996
Pages 396
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Describes hundreds of minerals and lists their geographic distribution, physical properties, chemical composition, and crystalline structure



Rocks minerals and gemstones of Southern Africa

Rocks  minerals and gemstones of Southern Africa Author E. K. MacIntosh
ISBN-10 UCAL:B4471232
Release 1988
Pages 120
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Rocks minerals and gemstones of Southern Africa has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Rocks minerals and gemstones of Southern Africa also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Rocks minerals and gemstones of Southern Africa book for free.



Rocks and Minerals

Rocks and Minerals Author Charles A. Sorrell
ISBN-10 1582381240
Release 2001-04-14
Pages 160
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Identifies common and uncommon minerals and rocks from around the world.



Simon Schuster s Guide to Rocks and Minerals

Simon   Schuster s Guide to Rocks and Minerals Author Annibale Mottana
ISBN-10 OCLC:84236117
Release 1994
Pages 607
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Simon Schuster s Guide to Rocks and Minerals has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Simon Schuster s Guide to Rocks and Minerals also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Simon Schuster s Guide to Rocks and Minerals book for free.



National Audubon Society Field Guide to the Southeastern States

National Audubon Society Field Guide to the Southeastern States Author Peter Alden
ISBN-10 UVA:X004325011
Release 1999
Pages 447
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Describes the geology and habitats of the Southeastern states, and identifies birds, fish, amphibians, reptiles, mammals, and plants found in the region



National Audubon Society Field Guide to the Southwestern States

National Audubon Society Field Guide to the Southwestern States Author Peter Friederici
ISBN-10 067944680X
Release 1999
Pages 447
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Describes the geology, habitats, weather, plants, wildlife, and parks of the American Southwest



Pocket Genius Rocks and Minerals

Pocket Genius  Rocks and Minerals Author DK
ISBN-10 9781465452290
Release 2016-01-19
Pages 160
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Profiling nearly 200 types of rocks and minerals from volcanic rocks and granite to sparkling diamonds and explosive sulfur, DK's Pocket Genius: Rocks and Minerals digs deep beneath the surface, informing young readers what each rock is made of, how they are formed and what they are used for, how to be a rock collector, and how to identify rocks and minerals. Also highlighting landmarks such as Devils Tower, Giant's Causeway, and Shiprock Pinnacle, this Pocket Genius title shows how rocks and minerals play a part in the formation of each. Catalog entries packed with facts provide at-a-glance information, while locator icons offer immediately recognizable references to aid navigation and understanding, and fact files round off the book with fun facts such as record breakers and timelines. Each mini-encyclopedia is filled with facts on subjects ranging from animals to history, cars to dogs, and Earth to space and combines a child-friendly layout with engaging photography and bite-size chunks of text that will encourage and inform even the most reluctant readers.



Simon Schuster s Guide to Gems and Precious Stones

Simon   Schuster s Guide to Gems and Precious Stones Author Kennie Lyman
ISBN-10 0671604309
Release 1986-03-13
Pages 384
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Simon & Schuster's Guide to Gems and Precious Stones provides both the connoisseur and the casual collector with a compact, easy-to-use volume describing more than 100 rare varieties of minerals whose beauty and mystery have possessed our imaginations from time immemorial. More than 450 brilliant photographs accompany profiles of each gem, covering such aspects as appearance, physical properties -- density, hardness, refraction -- occurrence, and how to judge quality and value. Additional sections describe the process of cutting gemstones and the techniques professional gemologists use to evaluate a stone's weight and optical properties. Detailed and comprehensive, this book is essential for anyone interested in the study of gems and precious stones.



The Complete Illustrated Guide to Minerals Rocks and Fossils of the World

The Complete Illustrated Guide to Minerals  Rocks and Fossils of the World Author John Farndon
ISBN-10 1780192312
Release 2012
Pages 512
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This is a comprehensive reference to 700 minerals, rocks, plants and animal fossils from around the globe and how to identify them, with more than 2000 photographs and illustrations. It is an essential reference book for amateur geologists and palaeontologists, revealing how rocks and fossils form, sites and habitats, classification, and a photographic guide. Extensive illustrated directories feature profiles of over 700 rocks, minerals and plant and animal fossils, describing their qualities and properties, and specification factfiles. It features over 1200 photographs of rocks and fossils for easy identification plus more than 800 artworks, including timescales, structural artworks of rocks and minerals, and reconstructions of fossilized plants and animals. It includes detailed information on safe extraction, home testing techniques, safe cleaning and how to display specimens - all you need to build an impressive collection. Rocks, minerals and fossils have a timeless fascination. This expert book provides a complete reference for anyone interested in the earth sciences. The book's major feature is its two extensive visual directories - one on rocks and minerals and one on fossils - containing over 700 in-depth specimen profiles. Information boxes give facts and figures such as type and location, and artworks and reconstructions show the structure-type of rocks and how each fossil originally looked. It provides all the facts anyone needs about the hugely absorbing subjects of geology and paleontology. This impressive work is beautiful to look at and will engage every reader.



First Field Guide to Rocks Minerals of Southern Africa

First Field Guide to Rocks   Minerals of Southern Africa Author Bruce Cairncross
ISBN-10 9781775840589
Release 2013-05-22
Pages 56
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First Field Guide to Rocks & Minerals, the latest addition to the popular Struik Nature series, introduces the most important and interesting rocks and minerals from our geologically exciting region. The guide details 30 minerals and 18 major rock types, focusing on those that are best known or most commonly found. A short introduction provides an overview of the topic; colourful photographs throughout, both of the rocks and minerals and of the particular terrain in which they are found, complement the clear text and aid identification in the field. First Field Guide to Rocks & Minerals is a useful resource for the beginner geologist, curious novice, or anyone with a budding interest in southern Africa's unique geological heritage.



Sasol First Field Guide to Gemstones of Southern Africa

Sasol First Field Guide to Gemstones of Southern Africa Author B. Cairncross
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105113920214
Release 2001-01-01
Pages 57
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This series of natural history field guides has been developed in the hope that young people and anyone with a budding interest in natural history will take up the challenge to learn the secrets of southern Africa's fascinating fauna and flora.



Firefly Guide to Gems

Firefly Guide to Gems Author Cally Oldershaw
ISBN-10 1552978141
Release 2003
Pages 224
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A guide to gems and precious stones covers such topics as gem formation, structural properties, fashioning and cutting, and gem classification.



The National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Birds

The National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Birds Author John L. Bull
ISBN-10 0679428526
Release 1994
Pages 796
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A revised edition of the popular field guide includes hundreds of all new, full-color photographs, along with information on diverse species of eastern birds, their characteristics, habitats and ranges, identification tips, and more. 200,000 first printing.



Gems and minerals

Gems and minerals Author
ISBN-10 UCAL:B3323893
Release 1960
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The Field Description of Igneous Rocks

The Field Description of Igneous Rocks Author Dougal Jerram
ISBN-10 9781119957171
Release 2011-07-13
Pages 256
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The Second Edition of this unique pocket field guide has been thoroughly revised and updated to include advances in physical volcanology, emplacement of magmas and interpreting structures and textures in igneous rocks. The book integrates new field based techniques (AMS and geophysical studies of pluton shape) with new topics on magma mixing and mingling, sill emplacement and magma sediment interaction. Part of the successful Field Guide series, this book includes revised sections on granitic and basaltic rocks and for the first time a new chapter on the engineering properties of igneous rocks. The Geological Field Guide Series is specifically designed for scientists and students to use in the field when information and resources may be more difficult to access. Many editions have been updated for 2011 and the guides are: Student-friendly in design and cost Durable Lightweight Pocket-sized Reliable Concise Visit the series homepage at www.wiley.com/go/geologicalfield



First Field Guide to Gemstones of Southern Africa

First Field Guide to Gemstones of Southern Africa Author Bruce Cairncross
ISBN-10 9781431702572
Release 2011-12-02
Pages 57
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Sasol First Field Guide to Gemstones of Southern Africa is a fascinating guide to the gemstones of the region. Full-colour photographs and easy-to-read text will help the beginner and budding naturalist to identify the more common gemstones that occur in southern Africa, discover where they are found, and learn about their unusual features.