Pocket Guide to the Rocks & Minerals of North America

Pocket Guide to the Rocks & Minerals of North America

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This basic beginner's field guide to North American geology helps anyone identify common rocks, minerals, gems, fossils, and land formations. In a logical, user-friendly, highly visual format, this new title--one of an expanding collection of National Geographic pocket guides--offers key facts about dozens of rocks and minerals, how to hunt and identify them, where and how to go looking. The book also pictures and explains the fossils most likely to be found and the fundamental land and rock formations in the North American landscape. With 160 entries, formatted with clear language, key identification points, carefully chosen photographs, and expertly drafted illustrations, this guide is the perfect starting point for anyone, young or old, interested in the study of rocks and geology.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. :, National Geographic,, [2014]
Copyright Date: ©2014
ISBN: 9781426212826
Branch Call Number: ANF 552.097 GAR
Characteristics: 182 pages : colour illustrations, colour map ; 19 cm

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Oct 02, 2015

Great book with great info. of rocks & minerals of North America. I really enjoyed this book! I recommend this book for anyone is into this field and for anyone that wants to get ting this field let alone that has an interest in this stuff.

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