Rocks, Gems and Minerals (Paperback)

A Fully Illustrated, Authoritative and Easy-to-Use Guide (A Golden Guide from St. Martin's Press)

By Paul R. Shaffer, Herbert S. Zim, Raymond Perlman (Illustrator)

Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press, 9781582381329, 160pp.

Publication Date: April 14, 2001

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Description

This handy identification guide to the most common kinds of rocks and minerals offers concise and fascinating information on:

- Physical and chemical properties
- Origins and geologic significance
- Gems and semiprecious stones
- How to find and collect specimens

Illustrated in full color throughout, Rocks, Gems and Minerals is a gem of a guide for rockhounds and mineral collectors!



About the Author

Paul R. Shaffer contributed to nature guides from Golden Guides and St. Martin's Press.

Herbert S. Zim contributed to nature guides from Golden Guides and St. Martin's Press.

Raymond Perlman contributed to nature guides from Golden Guides and St. Martin's Press.