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  • Lithium Needs and Resourcesby S. S. Penner

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 31.95

    Lithium: Needs and Resources focuses on the applications, reactions, and increasing demand for lithium, as well as the exploration methods used in the extraction of this element. The selection first offers information on the lithium industry, including markets for lithium metal and lithium compounds and lithium reserves. The text then surveys past... 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...

  • 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...

  • Natural Resource Information for Economic Developmentby Raymond F. Mikesell

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 120.00

    This book discusses the problems of developing quality information on the availability of natural resources.Originally published in 1969 more...

  • Natural Resource Managementby Fiona Flintan; Shibru Tedla

    International Development Research Centre 2010; US$ 10.00

    This book reveals how innovation in natural resource management can contribute to rural poverty reduction. Drawing from research throughout eastern and southern Africa, the contributing authors present a synthesis of lesson from both policy and practice. They look at various multi-stakeholder approaches to natural resource management, showing which... more...

  • Nature Guide Gemsby Dorling Kindersley Ltd

    Dorling Kindersley Ltd 2013; Not Available

    Have the world in your hands with these compact, illustrated natural history guides From red beryls to rubies, pick through Nature Guide Gems , a beautiful guide to earth's most precious stones. Part of a new generation of compact natural history guides, Nature Guide Gems is packed full of stunning images that reveal the intricate... more...

  • The New Politics of Strategic Resourcesby David Steven; Emily O'Brien; Bruce D. Jones

    Brookings Institution Press 2014; US$ 19.00

    Since 2008, energy and food marketsthose most fundamental to human existencehave remained in turmoil. Resource scarcity has had a much bigger global impact in recent years than has been predicted, with ongoing volatility a sign that the world is only part-way through navigating a treacherous transition in the way it uses resources. Scarcity, and... more...

  • THE PHYSICAL PRINCIPLES OF ROCK MAGNETISMby Frank Stacey

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Developments in Solid Earth Geophysics 5: The Physical Principles of Rock Magnetism explores the physical principles of rock magnetism, with emphasis on the properties of finely divided magnetic materials. It discusses the origin and stability of rock magnetizations, the role of remanent magnetism in interpreting magnetic surveys, magnetic anisotropy... more...

  • The Planet in a Pebbleby Jan Zalasiewicz

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 15.99

    This is the story of a single pebble. It is just a normal pebble, as you might pick up on holiday - on a beach in Wales, say. Its history, though, carries us into abyssal depths of time, and across the farthest reaches of space. This is a narrative of the Earth's long and dramatic history, as gleaned from a single pebble. It begins as the pebble-particles... more...

  • The Pocket Book of Stones, Revised Editionby Robert Simmons

    North Atlantic Books 2015; US$ 14.95

    The spiritual and healing qualities of 390 members of the mineral kingdom are detailed here in  The Pocket Book of Stones , Robert Simmons's condensed reference guide to to crystals and gems. Based on the bestselling  The Book of Stones: Who They Are and What They Teach , this guide describes 47 new stones not covered in the original encyclopedia and... more...