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Simon and Schuster's Guide to Rocks and Minerals

Simon and Schuster's Guide to Rocks and Minerals

by Annibale Mottana, Rodolfo Crespi and Giuseppe Liborio

Edited by Martin Prinz, George Harlow and Joseph Peters, The American Museum of Natural History

Only $18.95
"An easy-to-use field guide, with more than 1,000 spectacular illustrations - 600 in full color." Contains in-depth descriptions of 377 minerals and rocks. This book is a 4 1/2" x 7 1/2" paperback with 608 pages.

Simon and Schuster's Guide to Rocks and Minerals
Table of Contents

PART ONE - MINERALS
Introduction to Minerals
p.7
    Native Elements
1
    Sulfides
13
    Halides
47
    Oxides and Hydroxides
55
    Nitrates
89
    Sulfates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
112
    Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
129
    Silicates
157
    Organic Substances
275
PART TWO - ROCKS
Introduction to Rocks
p.413
    Igneous Rocks
277
    Sedimentary Rocks
323
    Metamorphic Rocks
352
Glossary
p.594
Index of Entries
p.605
Illustration Credits
p.608