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9781465420565

Rocks & minerals

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Examines the creation, importance, erosion, mining, and uses of rocks and minerals.

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Ontario Public Library J552 SYM (Text)
Children's Nonfiction
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Stevens Memorial Community Library - Attica J 552 SYME (Text)
Children's Nonfiction
52149100577537
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781465420565
  • ISBN: 1465420568
  • ISBN: 9781465420985
  • ISBN: 1465420983
  • Physical Description: 72 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm.
  • Edition: American edition.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : DK, 2014.

Content descriptions

General Note:
At head of title: Eyewitness.
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Earth -- Rocks and their minerals -- How rocks are formed -- Weathering and erosion -- Rocks on the seashore -- Igneous rock -- Volcanic rock -- Sedimentary rock -- Limestone -- Metamorphism -- Marble -- The first flint tools -- Rocks as tools -- Pigments -- Building stones -- The story of coal -- Fossils -- Space rocks -- Minerals -- Crystals -- Crystal growth -- The properties of minerals -- Gemstones -- Decorative stones -- Other gems -- Ore minerals -- Precious metals -- Cutting and polishing -- Starting a collection -- Did you know? -- Rock or mineral?
Summary, etc.:
Examines the creation, importance, erosion, mining, and uses of rocks and minerals.
Subject: Rocks > Juvenile literature.
Minerals > Juvenile literature.
Rocks.
Minerals.


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