The rock & gem book : ...and other treasures of the natural world

Book
Published 2016
Item Details
Summary:

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-color 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.

ISBN:
9781465450708
146545070X
Edition:
First American edition.
Description:
208 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
Other Title:
Rock and gem book
Notes:
Includes index.
Contents:
Our rocky planet
The rock cycle
Rocks
Minerals and gems
Fossils
Shells
Famous treasures.
LCCN:
2016427656
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