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Rocks & minerals / written by R.F. Symes and the staff of the Natural History Museum, London.

Available copies

  • 6 of 6 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 6 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library J 552 SYM (Text) 33187003309800 Juvenile Nonfiction - R Available -
Hagerstown Jefferson Twp PL - Hagerstown JUV 552 SYME (Text) 39213000496624 JUV Nonfiction Available -
Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library 552 SYM (Text) 78551000356723 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
Princeton PL - Princeton J 552 Sym (Text) 30890000377117 Youth Non-Fiction Youth room, Lower level Available -
Princeton PL - Princeton J COD 552 Sym (Text) 30890000330967 Youth Non-Fiction Youth room, Lower level Available -
Shoals PL - Shoals J 552.0 SYM (Text) 70512000011565 Non-Fiction, Youth Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780756637774
  • ISBN: 0756637775
  • Physical Description: 72 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps (some color) ; 29 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.) + 1 wall chart.
  • Edition: Rev. ed.
  • Publisher: New York : DK Pub., 2008.

Content descriptions

General Note: At head of title: Eyewitness.
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note: The earth -- What are rocks and minerals? -- How rocks are formed -- Weathering and erosion -- Rocks on the seashore -- Igneous rocks -- Volcanic rocks -- Sedimentary rocks -- Limestone caves -- Metamorphic rocks -- Marble -- The first flint tools -- Rocks as tools -- Pigments -- Building stones -- The story of coal -- Fossils -- Rocks from space -- Rock-forming minerals -- Crystals -- The growing crystal -- The properties of minerals -- Gemstones -- Decorative stones -- Lesser-known gems -- Ore minerals and metals -- Precious metals -- Cutting and polishing stones -- Collecting rocks and minerals -- Did you know? -- Rock or mineral? -- Find outmore -- Glossary -- Index.
Summary, etc.: Text and photographs examine the creation, importance, erosion, mining, and uses of rocks and minerals.
Target Audience Note: 1120 Lexile.
Subject: Rocks > Juvenile literature.
Mineralogy > Juvenile literature.
Rocks.
Mineralogy.

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