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Rocks & minerals

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New Look! Relaunched with new jackets and 8 pages of new text! Here is a spectacular and informative guide to the amazing world beneath our feet. Stunning color photographs of rocks, fossils, minerals, precious metals, crystals, jewels and gemstones give the reader a unique "eyewitness" insight into the evolution and composition of the Earth. See rocks that have come from outer space, stalactites as old as dinosaurs, the strange and beautiful shapes of natural crystals and priceless nuggets of gold, silver and platinum. Learn what the Earth is made of - and how its rocks were formed, how early humans made the first flint tools and how diamonds and precious stones are cut, polished, and made into jewelry. Discover how prehistoric animals are preserved today as fossils, how volcanoes work, how rocks are formed from molten lava, how minerals and metals are mined and how pebbles on the seashore are worn down into sand, and much, much more!
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9781465420985
9781465420565
9780756607180
9780789458056
9780789458049
9780756637774
9780756607197
9780789464125
9780394896212
9780394996219
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MG
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Lexile measure:
1120L
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Grouped Work ID 87fb3fff-0e70-6380-92fa-c231f4356fa4
Full title rocks minerals
Author symes r f
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-26 11:39:45AM
Last Indexed 2018-05-26 11:40:49AM

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series Eyewitness books
series_with_volume Eyewitness books|
subject_facet Mineralogy -- Juvenile literature, Minerals, Minerals -- Juvenile literature, Rocks, Rocks -- Juvenile literature
title_display Rocks & minerals
title_full Rocks & minerals / written by Dr. R.F. Symes, Rocks & minerals / written by R.F. Symes and the staff of the Natural History Museum, London, Rocks & minerals / written by R.F. Symes and the staff of the Natural History Museum, London ; [special photography, Colin Keates and Andreas Einsiedel]
title_short Rocks & minerals
topic_facet Mineralogy, Minerals, Rocks