Eyewitness Series: Rocks & Minerals, 1st Edition

  • R. F. Symes
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  • ISBN-10: 0756667577
  • ISBN-13: 9780756667573
  • Grade Level Range: 3rd Grade - 11th Grade
  • 72 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released October 2010
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
1: The Earth.
2: What Are Rocks and Minerals?.
3: How Rocks Are Formed.
4: Weathering and Erosion.
5: Rocks on the Seashore.
6: Igneous Rocks.
7: Volcanic Rocks.
8: Sedimentary Rocks.
9: Limestone Caves.
10: Metamorphic Rocks.
11: Marble.
12: The First Flint Tools.
13: Rocks as Tools.
14: Pigments.
15: Building Stones.
16: The Story of Coal.
17: Fossils.
18: Rocks from Space.
19: Rock-Forming Minerals.
20: Crystals.
21: The Growing Crystal.
22: The Properties of Minerals.
23: Gemstones.
24: Decorative Stones.
25: Lesser-Known Gems.
26: Ore Minerals and Metals.
27: Precious Metals.
28: Cutting and Polishing Stones.
29: Collecting Rocks and Minerals.
30: Did You Know?.
31: Rock or Mineral?.
32: Find out More.
Glossary.
Index.
Acknowledgments.