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Guide to Minerals, Rocks and Fossils

Guide to Minerals, Rocks and Fossils

by A. C. Bishop, A. R. Woolley and W. R. Hamilton

Only $19.95
An easy-to-use identification and reference guide to minerals, rocks and fossils. This book is a 5" x 7 3/4" paperback with 336 pages - color photos on almost every page. Great for a beginner or an experienced person.

Guide to Minerals, Rocks and Fossils
Table of Contents

    Introduction
4
Minerals
    Introduction
6
    Native elements
16
    Sulfides and arsenides
22
    Oxides and hydroxides
40
    Halides
58
    Carbonates
64
    Nitrates and borates
74
    Sulfates and chromates
76
    Tungstates and molybdates
84
    Phosphates, arsenates and vanadates
86
    Silicates
96
Rocks
    Introduction
148
    Igneous rocks
158
    Metamorphic rocks
178
    Sedimentary rocks
196
    Meteorites and tektites
210
Fossils
    Introduction
216
    Sponges
224
    Corals
226
    Mollusks
236
    Anthropods
270
    Brachiopods
280
    Bryozoans
290
    Echinoderms
296
    Graptolites
306
    Vertebrates
308
    Fossil land plants
318
   
    Geological timescale
328
    Further reading
329
    Index
330