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Eyewitness rocks & minerals, written by Dr. R.F. Symes

Label
Eyewitness rocks & minerals
Title
Eyewitness rocks & minerals
Statement of responsibility
written by Dr. R.F. Symes
Title variation
  • Rocks and minerals
  • Rocks & minerals
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Examines the creation, importance, erosion, mining, and uses of rocks and minerals
Member of
Cataloging source
TOH
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Symes, R. F
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rocks
  • Mineralogy
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Eyewitness rocks & minerals, written by Dr. R.F. Symes
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 69) and index
Contents
Earth -- Rocks and their minerals -- How rocks are formed -- Weathering and erosion -- Rocks on the seashore -- Igneous rock -- Volcanic rock -- Sedimentary rock -- Limestone -- Metamorphism -- Marble -- The first flint tools -- Rocks as tools -- Pigments -- Building stones -- The story of coal -- Fossils -- Space rocks -- Minerals -- Crystals -- Crystal growth -- The properties of minerals -- Gemstones -- Decorative stones -- Other gems -- Ore minerals -- Precious metals -- Cutting and polishing -- Starting a collection -- Did you know? -- Rock or mineral? -- Find out more
Control code
ocm878945573
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
American edition.
Extent
72 pages
Isbn
9781489815378
Isbn Type
FollettBound
Lccn
2014451374
Other control number
790778020569
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)878945573
Label
Eyewitness rocks & minerals, written by Dr. R.F. Symes
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 69) and index
Contents
Earth -- Rocks and their minerals -- How rocks are formed -- Weathering and erosion -- Rocks on the seashore -- Igneous rock -- Volcanic rock -- Sedimentary rock -- Limestone -- Metamorphism -- Marble -- The first flint tools -- Rocks as tools -- Pigments -- Building stones -- The story of coal -- Fossils -- Space rocks -- Minerals -- Crystals -- Crystal growth -- The properties of minerals -- Gemstones -- Decorative stones -- Other gems -- Ore minerals -- Precious metals -- Cutting and polishing -- Starting a collection -- Did you know? -- Rock or mineral? -- Find out more
Control code
ocm878945573
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
American edition.
Extent
72 pages
Isbn
9781489815378
Isbn Type
FollettBound
Lccn
2014451374
Other control number
790778020569
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)878945573
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