Rocks and Minerals (Princeton Field Guides #137) (Paperback)

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Rocks and Minerals (Princeton Field Guides #137) (Paperback)


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A comprehensive, up-to-date field guide to the world's rocks and minerals

This detailed and easy-to-use guide contains striking photography of rocks and minerals from around the globe, and is designed to help readers and collectors identify specimens of these compounds, which are formed by geological processes in the earth's crust. Useful for beginners and serious collectors alike, this handy volume features special color photography of specimens from the Natural History Museum in London, which holds one of the largest collections in the world.
  • Beautiful color photographs
  • Comprehensive, up-to-date information
  • Suitable for serious collectors and those new to the field
  • Special photography of unique specimens from the Natural History Museum in London
Chris and Helen Pellant, a husband-and-wife team, have been writing earth science books together since the 1980s, as well as running their own photographic library ( Their many books include Smithsonian Handbooks: Rocks and Minerals and Geological Structures: An Introductory Field Guide.
Product Details ISBN: 9780691204062
ISBN-10: 0691204063
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication Date: November 17th, 2020
Pages: 208
Language: English
Series: Princeton Field Guides