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The Resource Rocks & minerals, written by R.F. Symes and the staff of the Natural History Museum, London

Rocks & minerals, written by R.F. Symes and the staff of the Natural History Museum, London

Label
Rocks & minerals
Title
Rocks & minerals
Statement of responsibility
written by R.F. Symes and the staff of the Natural History Museum, London
Title variation
  • Rocks and minerals
  • Eyewitness rocks and minerals
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Text and photographs examine the creation, importance, erosion, mining, and uses of rocks and minerals
Member of
Cataloging source
LKR
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Symes, R. F
Dewey number
552
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • photographs
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • dictionaries
Series statement
  • DK eyewitness books
  • Eyewitness books
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Minerals
  • Rocks
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Rocks & minerals, written by R.F. Symes and the staff of the Natural History Museum, London
Instantiates
Publication
Note
At head of title: Eyewitness
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 69 ), glossary and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Earth -- What are rocks and minerals: -- How rocks are formed -- Weathering and erosion -- Rocks on the seashore -- Igneous rocks -- Volcanic rocks -- Sedimentary rocks -- Limestone caves -- Metamorphic rocks -- Marble -- First fling tools -- Rocks as tools -- pigments -- Building stones -- Story of coal -- Fossils -- Rocks from space -- Rock-forming minerals -- Crystals -- Growing crystal -- Properties of minerals -- Gemstones -- Decorative stones -- Lesser-know gems -- Ore minerals and metals -- precious metals - Cutting and polishing stone s-- Collecting rocks and minerals -- Did you know: -- Rock or mineral? -- Find out more -- Glossary -- Index
Control code
sky252416192
Dimensions
29 cm.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Extent
72 p.
File format
unknown
Isbn
9780756696962
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), col. ports., col. photos.
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Rocks & minerals, written by R.F. Symes and the staff of the Natural History Museum, London
Publication
Note
At head of title: Eyewitness
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 69 ), glossary and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Earth -- What are rocks and minerals: -- How rocks are formed -- Weathering and erosion -- Rocks on the seashore -- Igneous rocks -- Volcanic rocks -- Sedimentary rocks -- Limestone caves -- Metamorphic rocks -- Marble -- First fling tools -- Rocks as tools -- pigments -- Building stones -- Story of coal -- Fossils -- Rocks from space -- Rock-forming minerals -- Crystals -- Growing crystal -- Properties of minerals -- Gemstones -- Decorative stones -- Lesser-know gems -- Ore minerals and metals -- precious metals - Cutting and polishing stone s-- Collecting rocks and minerals -- Did you know: -- Rock or mineral? -- Find out more -- Glossary -- Index
Control code
sky252416192
Dimensions
29 cm.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Extent
72 p.
File format
unknown
Isbn
9780756696962
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), col. ports., col. photos.
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Specific material designation
optical disk
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