ISBN13:978-0395511374 ISBN10: 0395511372 This edition has also been released as: ISBN13: 978-0395511381 ISBN10: 0395511380
Summary: The collecting of rocks minerals and gemstones in particular is one of the fastest-growing hobbies in North America and collectors are becoming increasingly hungry for accurate up-to-date information. This handbook bridges the gap between the layman and the scientist. The text is based on the latest scientific insights and is written in a way that makes it accessible to the beginner as well as the expert. The specimens shown in the 600 color photographs have been car
efully selected as being representative of the types they illustrate. The descriptions and photographs are placed opposite each other so that all the information is available at a glance.
Summary: The collecting of rocks minerals and gemstones in particular is one of the fastest-growing hobbies in North America and collectors are becoming increasingly hungry for accurate up-to-date information. This handbook bridges the gap between the layman and the scientist. The text is based on the latest scientific insights and is written in a way that makes it accessible to the beginner as well as the expert. The specimens shown in the 600 color photographs have been carefully selected as being representative of the types they illustrate. The descriptions and photographs are placed opposite each other so that all the information is available at a glance. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:93 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Published: 01/28/1993 International: No
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