Collecting Rocks Gems and Minerals

Author: Patti Polk
Publisher: F+W Media, Inc.
ISBN: 144024619X
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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A rockhound's must-have resource! Easy to use and lavishly illustrated, this new and completely revised and expanded edition of Collecting Rocks, Gems, and Minerals is designed with beginners in mind, yet filled with valuable technical information for seasoned collectors. This guide takes you from being simply someone who enjoys rocks to a knowledgeable enthusiast in no time and features: An easy-to-use, quick reference format arranged by category and color of stone 800+ beautiful color photographs Values and tips for locating, buying and collecting Both lapidary and mineral display materials Decades of rock-collecting know-how of the author Foreword by Johann Zenz, world-renowned agate expert, author and lecturer.

Rocks Gems and Minerals

Author: Herbert S. Zim
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9781582381329
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Includes information on collecting and identifying minerals, and sections on metallic, nonmetallic, gem and rock-forming minerals, and on igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks.

Rockhound An Experience of the North

Author: Michael Gordon
ISBN: 1312992972
Format: PDF, Mobi
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In 'Rockhound: An Experience of the North', rock and mineral collectors will read about the experience of collecting rocks, minerals, crystals and gemstones in Ontario, in particular, the area around Bancroft and up towards Cobalt and Gowganda. Rockhound focuses primarily on how to find specific minerals and collectors are led to world class deposits and instructed in recovery techniques and basic gem and mineral identification. Thick pine forests, abandoned gold mines, stunning gem seams and ghost towns are all part of the northern rockhound experience.

A Field Guide to Rocks and Minerals

Author: Frederick H. Pough
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780395910962
Format: PDF, Docs
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Describes hundreds of minerals and lists their geographic distribution, physical properties, chemical composition, and crystalline structure