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  • Irelandby Michael Viney

    Smithsonian 2014; US$ 24.95

    Ireland conjures up images of nature's majesty: sweeping coastlines, rolling green hills, and secluded peat bogs and marshlands. A place of legendary beauty, it is also a land with a rich natural history. Michael Viney invites us to discover the geologic forces that created the island, peer into the famous bone caves that hold unique clues about animals... more...

  • Flakes, Jugs, and Splittersby Sarah Garlick

    Falcon Guides 2009; US$ 16.99

    With an informal Q-and-A format and fun, informative language, this book brings the often-esoteric science of geology into the hands of rock climbers. more...

  • Good Dirtby David Morine; Paul Flint

    Lyons Press 2011; US$ 13.99

    The best-selling conservation classic?completely expanded, revised, and updated?that reveals how the mission of saving land got off track and how it can be resurrected more...

  • Modern Rockhounding and Prospecting Handbookby Garret Romaine

    Falcon Guides 2013; US$ 20.99

    This is the go-to instructional guide for the modern rockhounder and prospector, ideal for enthusiasts at all skill levels. more...

  • Rockhounding Alaskaby Montana Hodges

    Falcon Guides 2010; US$ 15.99

    Rockhounding Alaska will be an in-depth guide to the rocks, minerals and fossils legally found and collected within the state. The book will contain a light, informative overview of the geologic history of Alaska as well as a site-by-site guide to approximately 70 collecting locations. Included with every site will be clear concise driving directions,... more...

  • Rockhounding Nevadaby William A. Kappele

    Falcon Guides 2011; US$ 15.99

    A complete guide and source-book brimming with advice on collecting and preparing gems and minerals. more...

  • Rockhounding Californiaby Gail A. Butler; Shep Koss

    Falcon Guides 2012; US$ 15.99

    A complete guide and source-book brimming with advice on collecting and preparing gems and minerals . more...

  • Geological Strain Analysisby R. J. Lisle

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    The trend towards a more quantitative approach in structural geology has stimulated the development of a number of techniques for determining the strain in deformed rocks of which the most widely used is one called the R f /&fgr; method. With more than 100 applications of the technique published in the literature this is a timely work, describing... more...

  • Metamorphic Texturesby Alan Spry

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Metamorphic Textures provides definitions, descriptions and illustrations of metamorphic textures, as well as the fundamental processes involved in textural development. This book is composed of 11 chapters and begins with a presentation of the metamorphic processes and the production of metamorphic minerals. The subsequent chapters describe the structural... more...

  • An Introduction to the Study of Fabrics of Geological Bodiesby Bruno Sander

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95

    An Introduction to the Study of Fabrics of Geological Bodies introduces the reader to the method of fabric studies in accordance with the principles of symmetrology, with emphasis on the link between morphological and functional fabrics. Topics covered include affine and non-affine movement-pictures; movement and symmetry of tectonic deformation; tectonics... more...