eBook What's that Rock or Mineral?, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1465427570
  • ISBN-13: 9781465427571
  • DDC: 552
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 128 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released July 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014
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Overview

What's That Rock or Mineral? is an indispensable beginner's guide to identifying the 150 most common North American rocks and minerals.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.

Title Page.

Copyright Page.

About the Author.

Contents.

Introduction.

1: Identifying Rocks and Minerals.

2: What is a Rock?.

3: What is a Mineral?.

4: Identifying Rocks.

5: Identifying Minerals.

6: Rock and Mineral Profiles.

7: Coarse Grained Rocks.

8: Pale, Coarse-Grained Rocks.

9: Igneous Rocks.

10: Dark, Coarse-Grained Rocks.

11: Coarse-Grained Rocks, Mixed Shades.

12: Medium-Grained Rocks.

13: Pale, Medium-Grained Rocks.

14: Sedimentary Rocks.

15: Dark, Medium-Grained Rocks.

16: Medium-Grained Rocks, Mixed Shades.

17: Fine-Grained Rocks.

18: Pale, Fine-Grained Rocks.

19: Dark, Fine-Grained Rocks.

20: Metamorphic Rocks.

21: Fine-Grained Rocks, Mixed Shades.

22: Minerals.

23: Silicates.

24: Gems.

25: Sulfides.

26: Oxides.

27: Carbonates.

28: Organics.

29: Fossils.

30: Native Elements.

31: Other Minerals.

32: Rock Gallery.

33: Mineral Gallery.

Glossary.

Index.

Acknowledgments.