- Book Title: Popular Mechanics Complete Book of Rocks Minerals Gems Fossils
- Author: Donal Dinwiddie and Russell P. McFall
- ISBN: 0910990697
- Publisher: The Hearst Corporation
- Year Published: 1978
- Our Normal Price: £24.20 GBP ($0.00 USD)
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- Description: The Hearst Corporation 1978: hardcover in dust jacket: approximately 8.25 by in 11 inches tall :203 pages including index: black and white illustrations, diagrams, tables, and maps: colour illustrations. Synopsis: A comprehensive survey and assessment of minerals, including instructions on how to identify minerals, gems, ores and fossils by appearance and simple test: where to look for, collect, prepare ,and display specimens; and the lapidary techniques of cutting, shaping, and polishing minerals into gems and finished objects. Contents foreword. Acknowledgements. Earth's mysterious bones. Our restless, rocky earth. Exploring the world of minerals. Gems -- the flowers of the mineral kingdom. Mother nature's exotics. History underfoot. Hunting for gems, minerals or fossils. Preparing and displaying your treasures. Crafting with minerals and gems. Appendixes: --. Common chemical elements and their symbols. Simple chemical tests for minerals. Key to invertebrate fossils. Books, magazines and sources of supply. Glossary. Pronouncing vocabulary. Index Condition : dust jacket slightly rubbed: overall very clean and good
- Condition: Collectable- Very Good
- Dustcover: Yes
- Binding: Hardback
- Type: Used Books
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