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Ultimate rock-opedia : the most complete rocks & minerals reference ever / Steve Tomecek.

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  • 8 of 13 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 13 total copies.

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National Geographic Kids
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Andrews-Dallas PL - Andrews KIDS SCIENCE EARTH ROCKS/MIN (Text) 73351000056532 Juvenile Nonfiction Checked out 10/11/2021
Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola J 552 TOM (Text) 33118000196294 Children: Nonfiction Available -
Eckhart PL - Main J 552 TOM (Text) 840191003107771 Children's New - Lower Level Available -
Fortville-Vernon Twp PL - Fortville JNF 551.02 TOM (Text) 38301000042885 New Books Checked out 10/02/2021
Jay Co PL - Portland J552 T656u (Text) 76383000480847 Junior Non-Fiction Available -
Kewanna-Union Twp PL - Kewanna Y 551.02 TOM (Text) 35887000473875 Youth Non-Fiction Available -
Lebanon PL - Lebanon Y 551.02 TOMECEK (Text) 34330513506817 Juvenile - Non-Fiction Available -
Lincoln Heritage PL - Dale Main Library Science/Science: E 551 TOM (Text) 70743000179240 Science/Science Available -
Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library J 551.02 TOM (Text) 78551000383274 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle J551.02 TOME (Text) 39231033748019 Children's Non-Fiction Collection Checked out 10/15/2021
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781426339189
  • ISBN: 9781426339196
  • Physical Description: 271 pages : illustrations (mostly color), color maps ; 29 cm.
  • Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic Kids, [2020]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
On the rocks -- There's no place like home!. Our rocky world ; What is a rock? ; Stacking stones ; Much ado about minerals ; Some really classy crystals ; Ancient artwork -- Earth is rockin'. Dynamic planet ; Getting the inside story ; Shaking all over ; Do you know your faults? ; Thar she blows! ; Majestic magma mountains ; Big happenings under the sea ; A rip in the ocean floor ; Drifting continents and shifting plates ; All cracked up! ; Onward and upward ; Weathering away ; The world down below ; Big MACs impact Earth -- The life and death of rocks. Some like it hot ; Rocky transformers ; Tearing down and building back up ; Unreal landscapes ; Fantastic fossils ; Forward into the past ; What goes around comes around ; Gearing up -- Smokin' hot: igneous rocks. Getting the scoop on igneous rocks ; The devil is in the details ; Granite ; Diorite ; Gabbro ; Lots of lava ; Obsidian ; Pumice ; Extrusive exclusive ; Rock-solid heads of state -- Masters of change: metamorphic rocks. The squeeze on metamorphic rocks ; White gold from Italy ; Marble ; Quartzite ; Amphibolite ; Pressure cooker ; Hornfels ; Soapstone ; One magnificent metamorphic mountain -- Reassembled rocks : sedimentary rocks. Digging on sedimentary rocks ; Rockin' cotton castles ; Limestone ; Chalk ; Time to make the beds ; A range of rocks ; Discovering dinosaurs ; Chert & flint ; The grandest of all canyons -- The building blocks of rocks. Breaking down some mineral properties ; Welcome to the class ; Native sulfur ; Native gold ; The rush is on! ; Native silver ; Native and rare ; Native copper ; Diamond ; Digging up diamonds ; Danger! Toxic rocks ahead ; Galena ; Pyrite ; Marcasite ; Super sulfides! ; Corundum ; Gard-nosed gemstones ; Spinel ; Magnetite ; Metalmaking minerals ; Limonite/goethite ; Uraninite ; Chrysoberyl ; Some really cool crystals ; Salt of the earth ; Halite ; Fluorite ; Calcite ; Some seriously classy carbonates! ; Dolomite ; Borax ; Turquoise ; Gypsum ; Cave of the crystals ; Super silicates! ; Quartz ; Natures surprise packages ; Opal ; Phenomenal feldspars! ; Cooking up some feldspathoids ; Marvelous micas! ; The serpentine group ; Talc ; Born to be beautiful ; Powerful pyroxenes! ; Jadeite ; Awesome amphiboles! ; Beryl ; Tourmaline family ; Olivine ; Zircon ; Topaz ; Magical metamorphic minerals! ; A gaggle of garnets ; Frozen in stone ; Wonders from down under -- Rockin' resources. Rock around the block ; Rockin' resources from around the world ; Mock rocks ; Thar be fossils in this fuel! ; Rockreation ; Meet a geologist.
Summary, etc.:
"Fun exploration of all the different rocks on our planet and in the universe"-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 7-10. National Geographic Kids.
Grades 2-3. National Geographic Kids.
Subject: Rocks > Identification > Juvenile literature.
Rocks > Miscellanea > Juvenile literature.
Geology > Juvenile literature.
Genre: Instructional and educational works.

Series Information

National Geographic Kids

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