The Resource Rocks and minerals, Chris Pellant ; Helen Pellant, editorial consultant ; photography by Harry Taylor

Rocks and minerals, Chris Pellant ; Helen Pellant, editorial consultant ; photography by Harry Taylor

Label
Rocks and minerals
Title
Rocks and minerals
Statement of responsibility
Chris Pellant ; Helen Pellant, editorial consultant ; photography by Harry Taylor
Creator
Contributor
Photographer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Explains what rocks or minerals are, how they are classified, and how to start a collection. A clear visual key illustrates the differences between igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary rocks, then guides the reader to the correct rock entry. A concise glossary provides instant understanding of technical and scientific terms
Member of
Cataloging source
IH7
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pellant, Chris
Dewey number
549
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QE431.2
LC item number
.P45 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • handbooks
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Taylor, Harry
Series statement
Smithsonian handbooks
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rocks
  • Minerals
  • Rocks
  • Minerals
  • Minerals
  • Minerals
  • Rocks
  • Rocks
Label
Rocks and minerals, Chris Pellant ; Helen Pellant, editorial consultant ; photography by Harry Taylor
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Collecting rocks and minerals -- Field equipment -- Home equipment -- Organizing your collection --How this book works -- Mineral or rock? -- Mineral formation -- Mineral composition -- Mineral characteristics -- Mineral identification -- How rocks are formed -- Igneous rock characteristics -- Types of metamorphism -- Metamorphic rock characteristics -- Sedimentary rock characteristics -- Rock identification key -- Minerals -- Rocks
Edition
American ed.
Extent
1 online resource (256 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036845578
Label
Rocks and minerals, Chris Pellant ; Helen Pellant, editorial consultant ; photography by Harry Taylor
Link
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Collecting rocks and minerals -- Field equipment -- Home equipment -- Organizing your collection --How this book works -- Mineral or rock? -- Mineral formation -- Mineral composition -- Mineral characteristics -- Mineral identification -- How rocks are formed -- Igneous rock characteristics -- Types of metamorphism -- Metamorphic rock characteristics -- Sedimentary rock characteristics -- Rock identification key -- Minerals -- Rocks
Edition
American ed.
Extent
1 online resource (256 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036845578

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