The DK Handbook of Rocks and Minerals combines 600 vivid full-color photos with descriptions of more than 500 specimens. This authoritative and systematic photographic approach, with words never separated from pictures, marks a new generation of identific. 256 pages with index. This book is equally useful to beginners or experienced collectors. It explains what rocks or minerals are, how they are classified and how to start a collection.
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