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Author Symes, R. F.
Title Rocks & minerals / written by R.F. Symes and the staff of the Natural History Museum, London ; [special photography, Colin Keates and Andreas Einsiedel].
Pub Info New York : Knopf, 1988.
book jacket
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Descript 63 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Eyewitness books
Eyewitness books.
Audience 1120L Lexile
Note Includes index.
Summary Text and photographs examine the creation, importance, erosion, mining, and uses of rocks and minerals.
Contents The 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 -- The first flint tools -- Pigments -- Bulding stones -- The story of coal -- Fossils -- Rocks from space -- Rock-forming minerals -- Crystals -- The growing crystal -- The properities of minerals -- Gemstones -- Decorative stones -- Lesser-known gems -- Ore minerals and metals -- Precious metals -- Cutting and polishing -- Collecting rocks and minerals.
Note Accelerated Reader MG 8.3 1.0 14784.
Subject Rocks -- Juvenile literature.
Mineralogy -- Juvenile literature.
Rocks -- Juvenile literature
Mineralogy -- Juvenile literature
Genre Young adult nonfiction.
Add Author Keates, Colin, illustrator.
Einsiedel, Andreas, illustrator.
British Museum (Natural History)
Add Title Rocks and minerals.
ISBN 0394896211
0394996216 (lib. bdg.)
9780394996219 (lib. bdg.)
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