Peterson First Guide to Rocks and Minerals-9780395935439

Peterson First Guide to Rocks and Minerals

by Frederick Pough and Roger Peterson
$7.95
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Written and designed for the beginner, this book describes and illustrates the most common and interesting rocks and minerals, from simple sandstone to exotic gems. Illustrated with dozens of beautiful color photographs, it tells how these rocks and minerals formed and how to identify them--and includes tips on collecting.


  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780395935439
  • ISBN-10: 0395935431
  • Pages: 128
  • Publication Date: 08/15/1998
  • Carton Quantity: 50

About the book

Written and designed for the beginner, this book describes and illustrates the most common and interesting rocks and minerals, from simple sandstone to exotic gems. Illustrated with dozens of beautiful color photographs, it tells how these rocks and minerals formed and how to identify them--and includes tips on collecting.

About the author
Roger Peterson

Roger Tory Peterson, one of the world's greatest naturalists, received every major award for ornithology, natural science, and conservation as well as numerous honorary degrees, medals, and citations, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Peterson Identification System has been called the greatest invention since binoculars. These editions include updated material by Michael O'Brien, Paul Lehman, Bill Thompson III, Michael DiGiorgio, Larry Rosche, and Jeffrey A. Gordon.