Rocks, Gems and Minerals: A Fully Illustrated, Authoritative and Easy-to-Use Guide (A Golden Guide from St. Martin's Press) (Paperback)

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This handy identification guide to the most common kinds of rocks and minerals offers concise and fascinating information on:

- Physical and chemical properties
- Origins and geologic significance
- Gems and semiprecious stones
- How to find and collect specimens

Illustrated in full color throughout, Rocks, Gems and Minerals is a gem of a guide for rockhounds and mineral collectors!

About the Author


Paul R. Shaffer contributed to nature guides from Golden Guides and St. Martin's Press.

Herbert S. Zim was a naturalist, author, editor, and educator best known as the founder and editor in chief of the classic, pocket-sized Golden Guides series of nature books.

Raymond Perlman contributed to nature guides from Golden Guides and St. Martin's Press.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781582381329
ISBN-10: 1582381321
Publisher: Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press
Publication Date: April 14th, 2001
Pages: 160
Language: English
Series: A Golden Guide from St. Martin's Press