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Rocks & Minerals

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  • 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...

  • Northern Wildby David R. Boyd

    Greystone Books 2009; US$ 16.95

    This provocative and illuminating collection of essays presents the most exciting contemporary voices in Canadian nature writing, including some of Canada?s best-known and most distinguished nature writers as well as the most promising new talents. From British Columbia's ancient rain forests to the Miramichi River in New Brunswick to the vast expanses... more...

  • Nature Guide Rocks and Mineralsby Dorling Kindersley Ltd

    Dorling Kindersley Ltd 2012; Not Available

    Have the world in your hands with these compact, affordable, illustrated natural history guides From malachite to meteorites, leaf through Nature Guide Rocks and Minerals , a beautiful guide profiling the world's specimens. Part of a new generation of compact natural history guides, Rocks and Minerals is packed full of stunning images... more...

  • Iowa Gems and Minerals in Your Pocketby Paul Garvin; Anthony Plaut

    University of Iowa Press 2012; US$ 9.95

    From the spiky teeth of a geode containing sparkling quartz crystals, the rich browns and golds of smoky quartz and goethite needles on calcite, and the coral-like branches of plumose barite to the abstract reds and whites of polished agate cabochons, world-class mineral crystals are harvested from the rocks of the Hawkeye State. Collecting these... more...

  • Collecting Agates and Jaspers of North Americaby Patti Polk

    F+W Media 2013; US$ 19.99

    Treasures of the Earth From the author of Collecting Rocks, Gems and Minerals and one of the leading agate collectors in the world, comes this comprehensive guide to collecting agates and jaspers, the most sought after types of collectible rocks on the market today. Designed with all beginners in mind, yet filled with valuable technical information... more...

  • Fossils (Collins Gem)by Douglas Palmer

    HarperCollins Publishers 2013; Not Available

    This handy guide covers everything you need to know when looking for fossils in any part of Britain and Europe. Many different types of fossilized objects are included, from plants and coral, to insects, birds and dinosaurs. more...

  • Fossils (Collins Gem)by Douglas Palmer

    HarperCollins Publishers 2013; Not Available

    This handy guide covers everything you need to know when looking for fossils in any part of Britain and Europe. Many different types of fossilized objects are included, from plants and coral, to insects, birds and dinosaurs. more...

  • Rocks and Mineralsby Charles A. Sorrell; George F. Sandström

    St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 8.99

    This eBook is best viewed on a color device.   Covering rocks and minerals form around the world?from brilliant Brazilian Aquamarine to Wulfenite from Arizona's Red Cloud Mine?this unique guide was created by Charles A. Sorrell for the serious mineral enthusiast or rock collector. Rocks and Minerals fills the gap between academic texts and... more...

  • What's that Rock or Mineral?by DK Publishing

    DK Publishing 2014; US$ 9.95

    What's That Rock or Mineral? is an indispensable beginner's guide to identifying the 150 most common North American rocks and minerals. more...

  • Gaia's Limitsby Rud Istvan

    SBPRA 2014; US$ 2.99

    This illustrated essay concerns sustainability. Its simple thesis is that trees do not grow to the sky. Basic facts are used to figure Earth?s human carrying capacity. Soft food and hard petroleum limits are reached within present lifetimes. Liquifying other fossil fuels and biofuels cannot make up for future petroleum shortfalls given a world population... more...