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The Resource Rocks & minerals, written Dr. R.F. Symes

Rocks & minerals, written Dr. R.F. Symes

Label
Rocks & minerals
Title
Rocks & minerals
Statement of responsibility
written Dr. R.F. Symes
Title variation
  • Rocks and minerals
  • Eyewitness rocks & minerals
  • Eyewitness rocks and minerals
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Text and photographs examine the creation, importance, erosion, mining, and uses of rocks, minerals and precious metals
Member of
Summary
Text and photographs examine the creation, importance, erosion, mining, and uses of rocks and minerals
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
185073
Cataloging source
TOH
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Symes, R. F
Dewey number
552
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Interest level
MG
LC call number
QE432.2
LC item number
.R62 2014
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 6
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
8.3
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Keates, Colin
  • Einsiedel, Andreas
  • Symes, R. F
  • British Museum (Natural History)
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
DK eyewitness
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rocks
  • Mineralogy
  • Rocks
  • Mineralogy
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Rocks & minerals, written Dr. R.F. Symes
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Unearth the vast wealth of the rocks and minerals beneath our feet - from their formation to their everyday uses"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 69) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Earth -- Rocks and their minerals -- How rocks are formed -- Weathering and erosion -- Rocks on the seashore -- Igneous rock -- Volcanic rock -- Sedimentary rock -- Limestone -- Metamorphism -- Marble -- The first flint tools -- Rocks as tools -- Pigments -- Building stones -- The story of coal -- Fossils -- Space rocks -- Minerals -- Crystals -- Crystal growth -- The properties of minerals -- Gemstones -- Decorative stones -- Other gems -- Ore minerals -- Precious metals -- Cutting and polishing -- Starting a collection -- Did you know? -- Rock or mineral?
Control code
1020091
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
American edition.
Extent
72 pages
Isbn
9781465420985
Isbn Type
(lib. bdg.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781465420985
  • (OCoLC)878945573
Label
Rocks & minerals, written Dr. R.F. Symes
Publication
Note
"Unearth the vast wealth of the rocks and minerals beneath our feet - from their formation to their everyday uses"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 69) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Earth -- Rocks and their minerals -- How rocks are formed -- Weathering and erosion -- Rocks on the seashore -- Igneous rock -- Volcanic rock -- Sedimentary rock -- Limestone -- Metamorphism -- Marble -- The first flint tools -- Rocks as tools -- Pigments -- Building stones -- The story of coal -- Fossils -- Space rocks -- Minerals -- Crystals -- Crystal growth -- The properties of minerals -- Gemstones -- Decorative stones -- Other gems -- Ore minerals -- Precious metals -- Cutting and polishing -- Starting a collection -- Did you know? -- Rock or mineral?
Control code
1020091
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
American edition.
Extent
72 pages
Isbn
9781465420985
Isbn Type
(lib. bdg.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781465420985
  • (OCoLC)878945573

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