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A field guide to rocks and minerals, Frederick H. Pough ; photographs by Jeffrey Scovil, (electronic resource)

Label
A field guide to rocks and minerals
Title
A field guide to rocks and minerals
Statement of responsibility
Frederick H. Pough ; photographs by Jeffrey Scovil
Title variation
Rocks and minerals
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Explains how to start and organize a rock collection; provides detailed descriptions of hundreds of minerals with information on geographic distribution, physical properties, chemical composition, and crystalline structures; and includes 385 color photographs
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Also available via World Wide Web to institutions affiliated with netLibrary, Inc.
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
549/.1
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
QE367.2
LC item number
.P68 1996
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
The Peterson field guide series
Series volume
7
A field guide to rocks and minerals, Frederick H. Pough ; photographs by Jeffrey Scovil, (electronic resource)
Label
A field guide to rocks and minerals, Frederick H. Pough ; photographs by Jeffrey Scovil, (electronic resource)
Link
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=8295
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Note
  • "Sponsored by the National Audubon Society, the National Wildlife Federation, and the Roger Tory Peterson Institute."
  • Map on front endpaper
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 377-181) and index
Contents
An introduction to the study of rocks and minerals. Your mineral collection (Care of the collection, collecting and testing equipment, reagents, testing supplies) ; Rocks and minerals and where to find them (Geographical distribution ; Rock classifications ; Igneous rocks ; Sedimentary rocks ; Metamorphic rocks ; Mineral environments) ; Physical properties of minerals (Distinguishing characteristics ; Mineral textures and outlines of aggregates) ; Crystal classifications (The crystal systems ; Other forms and phenomena ; The chemical classification of minerals ; Tests, techniques, and tips) -- Mineral descriptions. Elements ; Sulfides and sulfosalts ; Oxides ; Halides ; Carbonates ; Nitrates ; Borates ; Sulfates ; Phosphates, arsenates, vanadates, and uranates ; Tungstates (wolframates) and molybdates ; Silicates ; Silica type ; Disilicate type ; Metasilicate types ; Pyrosilicate type ; Orthosilicate type ; Subsilicate type
Control code
ocm31867282
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Dimensions
20 cm.
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Edition
5th ed.
Extent
xv, 396 p., 64 leaves of plates
Isbn
9780395910979
Lccn
94049005
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ill. (some col.)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)31867282

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