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Product Description: Metamorphic rocks are the third great type of rock found in the lithosphere. Originally of other types these rocks have been changed mainly by heat and pressure into new forms. This introductory guide explains metamorphic processes and the resulting rocks.

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9781780460642 | Dunedin Academic Pr Ltd, October 11, 2017, cover price $24.50 | About this edition: Metamorphic rocks are the third great type of rock found in the lithosphere.

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Product Description: This book provides detailed directions and GPS coordinates to the best rockhounding sites in Washington, with valuable tips on what to tools to bring and how to conduct your search. Comprehensive lists of minerals or fossils for each site and excellent color photos will help you know what to look for and to identify what you’ve found...read more

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9781493019090 | Falcon Pr Pub Co, May 1, 2017, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: This book provides detailed directions and GPS coordinates to the best rockhounding sites in Washington, with valuable tips on what to tools to bring and how to conduct your search.

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Product Description: Rockhounding Colorado takes you to 100 of the best rockhounding sites in the state. Search for amethyst and quartz at the Crystal Hill Mine, check out the view at Douglas Pass while looking for leaf imprints and insect fossils, or head to Saint Peters Dome to uncover green, white, and purple fluorite...read more

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9781493017393 | 3 revised edition (Falcon Pr Pub Co, April 1, 2017), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Rockhounding Colorado takes you to 100 of the best rockhounding sites in the state.

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Product Description: Geological Structures is an easy-to-use, highly informative photographic field guide that introduces the great variety of geological structures to be found all around us. The authors' beautiful photography, extended captions and accessible text make interpreting and understanding geological structures simple, whether you're an amateur enthusiast keen to learn or a more experienced geologist...read more

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9781472927262 | Bloomsbury Natural History, March 28, 2017, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: Geological Structures is an easy-to-use, highly informative photographic field guide that introduces the great variety of geological structures to be found all around us.

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Product Description: This title offers a new, reformatted and updated edition of this popular title which is suitable for experts and armchair enthusiasts alike. Fossils: A Photographic Field Guide will appeal to anyone interested in uncovering the many mysteries of the subject...read more

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9781845373368 | Bloomsbury Pub Ltd, March 1, 2007, cover price $24.70 | About this edition: Illustrated with colour photographs, this guide covers the classifications of fossils, with over 190 fossils featured.

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9781472933331 | Bloomsbury Natural History, January 31, 2017, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: This title offers a new, reformatted and updated edition of this popular title which is suitable for experts and armchair enthusiasts alike.
9781780094083 | 2 ill edition (New Holland Pub Ltd, November 1, 2013), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: A new, reformatted and updated edition of this popular title which is suitable for experts and armchair enthusiasts alike.

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Product Description: The magical world of crystals! Crystals have been used as items of great spiritual significance and powerful personal adornments for thousands of years. Whether collected for their beauty, for research, or as tools in healing practices, The Crystal Guide provides a comprehensive reference to crystals, their purpose, spiritual qualities, and how to identify them in one easy-to-use and dazzlingly colorful book...read more

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9781440247187 | Krause Pubns Inc, December 29, 2016, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: The magical world of crystals!

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Product Description: Since its discovery by a teenager in 1859, thousands of specimens of lustrous black tourmaline crystals from Pierrepont, New York, have found their way into both museum and private mineral collections worldwide. Pierrepont is a classic American mineral locality and a popular site for field collecting, and the discovery of new collecting sites there in the past decade has only enhanced its importance...read more

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9780764351990 | Schiffer Pub Ltd, November 28, 2016, cover price $24.99 | About this edition: Since its discovery by a teenager in 1859, thousands of specimens of lustrous black tourmaline crystals from Pierrepont, New York, have found their way into both museum and private mineral collections worldwide.

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Product Description: Europe's engagement from the late sixteenth century onwards in scientific Earth science inquiry has generated numerous and varied collections of minerals, rocks, and fossils, together with their associated archives, artworks and publications, forming a rich cultural geoheritage held in major private and especially royal and aristocratic collections, museums, universities, archives and libraries...read more
By Thomas A. Hose (editor)

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9781783271474 | Boydell Pr, November 17, 2016, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: Europe's engagement from the late sixteenth century onwards in scientific Earth science inquiry has generated numerous and varied collections of minerals, rocks, and fossils, together with their associated archives, artworks and publications, forming a rich cultural geoheritage held in major private and especially royal and aristocratic collections, museums, universities, archives and libraries.

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9781780460222 | Dunedin Academic Pr Ltd, October 26, 2016, cover price $24.50

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Product Description: A dazzling visual guide to precious and semiprecious stones, organic gems, and precious metals that showcases beautiful, specially commissioned images as well as science, natural history, mythology, and true stories of adventure and discovery...read more
By Dorling Kindersley, Inc. (corporate author)

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9781465453563 | Dk Pub, October 4, 2016, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: A dazzling visual guide to precious and semiprecious stones, organic gems, and precious metals that showcases beautiful, specially commissioned images as well as science, natural history, mythology, and true stories of adventure and discovery.

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Product Description: Amber is an engaging overview of this natural substance. It also explores how the fossilized inclusions trapped in the golden resin of spruce trees provide a superb record of prehistoric species and habitats. Lavishly illustrated throughout, this book includes all the current knowledge and ongoing research, such as: How amber is formed from the resin of ancient trees The fascinating process by which amber preserves natural specimens The secrets amber can reveal Types of amber Where amber can be found The role of amber in science and art Practical advice on how to distinguish genuine amber from fakes Recent discoveries and developments Exclusive and particularly valuable features of the book include: Stunning and previously unpublished photographs of specimens from the collection of the Natural History Museum in London Detailed illustrated identification keys to the most common insect inclusions The storied search for DNA in insect inclusions in amber Amber brings the study of this fascinating substance and its secrets within reach of any reader, and it will particularly fascinate rock hounds, fossil and gem enthusiasts, hobbyists and jewelry designers...read more

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9781554076093 | Firefly Books Ltd, January 7, 2010, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: A comprehensive introduction to amber and all its uses.

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9781770857599 | Reprint edition (Firefly Books Ltd, September 1, 2016), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Amber is an engaging overview of this natural substance.
9780565092580 | British Museum of Natural, February 11, 2010, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: Amber is a remarkable substance that originates from the resin of trees that lived millions of years ago.
9780565091316 | British Museum of Natural, January 9, 1998, cover price $13.10 | About this edition: An overview of the prehistoric substance amber and its fossilized inclusions, this text describes how it is formed from the resin of ancient trees and where it is found.

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Product Description: "The brief sections are consistently interesting, and plenty of supplemental illustrations and photos make this a handsome volume... best-suited to curious kids and casual mineralogists." --Publishers Weekly "A beautiful book, nicely bound and richly illustrated...read more

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9781554079841 | Firefly Books Ltd, July 19, 2012, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Praise for Fifty Animals that Changed the Course of History: It's the sort of book that has you saying 'Wow, listen to this.

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9781770855878 | Reprint edition (Firefly Books Ltd, September 1, 2016), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: "The brief sections are consistently interesting, and plenty of supplemental illustrations and photos make this a handsome volume.

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Product Description: A rockhound's must-have resource! Easy to use and lavishly illustrated, this new and completely revised and expanded edition of Collecting Rocks, Gems, and Minerals is designed with beginners in mind, yet filled with valuable technical information for seasoned collectors...read more

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9781440246159 | 3 edition (Krause Pubns Inc, May 4, 2016), cover price $19.99 | About this edition: A rockhound's must-have resource!

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Product Description: While the chemical aspects of igneous petrology have dominated research for many years, the physical processes associated with the generation, transport, and crystallization of magma have been somewhat neglected. Here a group of distinguished scientists, whose current research embraces both chemical and physical aspects of the field, illustrates these new directions in igneous petrology...read more

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9780691643137 | Princeton Univ Pr, April 19, 2016, cover price $265.00 | About this edition: While the chemical aspects of igneous petrology have dominated research for many years, the physical processes associated with the generation, transport, and crystallization of magma have been somewhat neglected.

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9780691615752 | Princeton Univ Pr, July 14, 2014, cover price $106.00 | About this edition: While the chemical aspects of igneous petrology have dominated research for many years, the physical processes associated with the generation, transport, and crystallization of magma have been somewhat neglected.

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Product Description: As the owner of one of the world's most elaborate sea glass collections, Mary Beth Beuke gets to talk about these prized ocean gems on a daily basis. Unfortunately, with each passing day, sea glass becomes more and more difficult to find, making the hunt more of a challenge to the seeker—especially one with limited experience in sea glass hunting...read more
By Lisl Armstrong (foreword by) and Mary Beth Beuke

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9781634509374 | Skyhorse Pub Co Inc, May 3, 2016, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: As the owner of one of the world's most elaborate sea glass collections, Mary Beth Beuke gets to talk about these prized ocean gems on a daily basis.

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Product Description: The Evolution of the Igneous Rocks, by N. L. Bowen, appeared in 1928 and had a profound influence on later generations of petrologists. Drawing on his series of lectures at Princeton University in the spring of 1927, Dr. Bowen identified, outlined, and applied the principles of physical chemistry relevant to petrological processes...read more

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9780691631554 | Princeton Univ Pr, April 19, 2016, cover price $267.50 | About this edition: The Evolution of the Igneous Rocks, by N.

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Product Description: As the owner of one of the world's most elaborate sea glass collections, Mary Beth Beuke gets to talk about these prized ocean gems on a daily basis. Unfortunately, with each passing day, sea glass becomes more and more difficult to find, making the hunt more of a challenge to the seeker—especially one with limited experience in sea glass hunting...read more
By Lisl Armstrong (foreword by) and Mary Beth Beuke

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9781628737806 | Skyhorse Pub Co Inc, June 24, 2014, cover price $29.99 | About this edition: As the owner of one of the world's most elaborate sea glass collections, Mary Beth Beuke gets to talk about these prized ocean gems on a daily basis.

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Product Description: Minerals are the building blocks of rocks – they make up the solid Earth’s crust. Understanding Minerals & Crystals takes a close look at minerals, how they form, why they differ and how to go about identifying them. It examines the nature of atoms and the way they bind together to form minerals with distinctive crystal structures; discusses the nature and classification of these crystals (with a mineral identification key); and offers detailed descriptions of some 80 common and important minerals, including how they were named, their properties, ID pointers, uses and where in the world they are found...read more

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9781431700844, titled "Understanding Minerals & Crystals: Composition, Crystal Structure, Chemistry" | Struik Pub, March 19, 2016, cover price $20.95 | About this edition: Minerals are the building blocks of rocks – they make up the solid Earth’s crust.

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Product Description: The Geology of Mississippi is an encyclopedic work by authors with extensive experience in Mississippi's surface geology mapping program. It brings together published work, unpublished work from agency fi les, and the authors' experience, both in personal field work and in collaboration with experts from around the world...read more
By Phil Bryant (foreword by)

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9781496803139 | Univ Pr of Mississippi, April 8, 2016, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: The Geology of Mississippi is an encyclopedic work by authors with extensive experience in Mississippi's surface geology mapping program.

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Product Description: An illustrated (over 150 color photos), alphabetized record of every mineral (or mineral group) identified in the state. Under each entry is a county-by-county listing of every occurrence known, including both widespread species and obscure ones.
By Jose Santamaria (editor)

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9780820345581 | Univ of Georgia Pr, February 1, 2016, cover price $32.95 | About this edition: An illustrated (over 150 color photos), alphabetized record of every mineral (or mineral group) identified in the state.

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Product Description: J'effectue un abord général et succinct de la litho-thérapie, et une révision de la notion de chakra. Je présente des pierres ayant une similitude vibratoire avec chacun d'eux. Enfin j'aborde un protocole de développement personnel, par un travail sur les chakras à l'aide des pierres...read more

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9781523440443 | Createspace Independent Pub, January 16, 2016, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: J'effectue un abord général et succinct de la litho-thérapie, et une révision de la notion de chakra.

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Product Description: THE SECRET OF THE BROKEN STONE –BOOK 2 MICROSCOPIC WORLD SERIES Melanie is about to turn ten-years-old. She is excited for her birthday, and knows of a treasure that belongs to her mother. Her mother received the treasure when she was ten...read more

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9781519192219 | Createspace Independent Pub, December 8, 2015, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: THE SECRET OF THE BROKEN STONE –BOOK 2 MICROSCOPIC WORLD SERIES Melanie is about to turn ten-years-old.

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Product Description: Moonshake

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9781523790104 | Createspace Independent Pub, December 5, 2015, cover price $9.00 | About this edition: Moonshake

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