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by Herbert Spencer Zim
Paperback, 160 pages
Dimensions (inches): 6.0 x 4.1 x .3
Published by Golden Books Publishing Co. - Copyright 2001
Publisher’s Synopsis: 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 geological significance, gems and semiprecious stones, and how to find and collect specimens. Illustrated in full color throughout, this is a gem of a guide for rockhounds and mineral collectors. Informative, enjoyable, easy to read. Describes 141 minerals.
Especially suitable for youngsters and beginners, this book is a lot of fun and very readable - one of our favorite guides.
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