Rocks Minerals

Rocks   Minerals Author Steve Tomecek
ISBN-10 9781426307683
Release 2011-04
Pages 64
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This book describes how rocks and minerals are formed by geological processes, and how they are used in our lives.



Rocks and Minerals

Rocks and Minerals Author Steve Tomecek
ISBN-10 9781426308017
Release 2011
Pages 64
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This book describes how rocks and minerals are formed by geological processes, and how they are used in our lives.



National Geographic Readers Rocks and Minerals

National Geographic Readers  Rocks and Minerals Author Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld
ISBN-10 9781426310386
Release 2012
Pages 32
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Introduces the different types of, and uses for, rocks and minerals, and discusses how they are formed.



The Rock and Gem Book

The Rock and Gem Book Author Dan Green
ISBN-10 9780241278901
Release 2016-05-02
Pages 192
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The Rock and Gem Book is packed full of photos of natural wonders, including rocks, minerals, gems, shells and fossils. This children's encyclopedia displays more than 1,200 full-colour specimens, from sapphires and rubies to silver and pearl, revealing the unique qualities of each material and how it is used in industry, architecture, art and science. Including precious metals, rare fossils, tiny gemstones and giant shells, The Rock and Gem Book gives a complete overview of the Earth's naturally occurring marvels and the beautiful objects created from them.



My Little Book of Gems Rock and Minerals

My Little Book of Gems  Rock and Minerals Author Claudia Martin
ISBN-10 1784934542
Release 2016-04-21
Pages 64
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For those with curious minds starting to take note of the world around them, the basic materials from which our planet is made raise a multitude of questions. What are rocks and minerals? Why are there so many different kinds? From the way that rocks are formed to identifying gem stones, My Little Book of Rocks provides the answers for budding geologists, using clear, concise text along with full colour illustrations and photographs.



Rocks Minerals

Rocks   Minerals Author Steve Tomecek
ISBN-10 1426305389
Release 2010
Pages 32
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A whimsically illustrated survey of the earth's rocks and minerals explores some of the many ways they have been transformed into usable materials from talcum powder to silver jewelry, in a reference complemented by a bonus activity suggestion.



Rocks Minerals and Gems

Rocks  Minerals  and Gems Author Inc. Scholastic
ISBN-10 0545947197
Release 2016-07-26
Pages 224
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In "Rocks, Minerals, and Gems," readers will learn about hundreds of rocks, minerals, crystals, and gems that were forged by the most powerful events in prehistory. Explore what specimens look like and how they're used today--readers can use the information to identify rocks and minerals themselves and open up a spectacular new world. Find out all about star stones and cat's eyes, megagems, and phantom quartz. Discover which rocks fluoresce, which mineral once poisoned an emperor, and which gems are the rarest in the world! Features a beautiful cover with special effects!



Gems

Gems Author Daniel J. Dennis
ISBN-10 0810941260
Release 1999-10-01
Pages 192
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Provides information on colored gems and diamonds, including things to be aware of before buying a precious stone such as color, cut, and setting.



Little Box of Crystals and Gems

Little Box of Crystals and Gems Author Barron's
ISBN-10 0764195905
Release 2009-04-01
Pages 48
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Here s an unusually handsome activity box that introduces boys and girls to the engrossing world of crystals and gemstones. Open the lid to reveal a six-compartment display case, each compartment holding an assortment of polished gemstones. Kids will learn how to sort and identify each of the stones in their collection. Beneath the display case, they ll find the Little Book of Crystals and Gemstones, tweezers for examining stones, and a miniature geode--a stone with tiny crystals that are naturally embedded on its surface. The book instructs budding gemologists on-- How to identify crystals and gemstones How stones are cut and polished Properties of precious gems--diamond, ruby, emerald, and sapphire Jewelry stones--jade, pearl, turquoise, lapis lazuli Building a crystal collection . . . and much more A bonus item in The Little Box of Crystals and Gems is a kit containing ingredients that boys and girls can used to make their own diamond-like crystals.



Rocks Minerals and Gems

Rocks  Minerals and Gems Author John Farndon
ISBN-10 1770858687
Release 2016-09-13
Pages 120
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The ultimate identification guide to hundreds of rocks, minerals and gems.