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Simon & Schuster's Guide to Rocks and Minerals
by by Annibale Mottana, Rodolfo Crespi and Giuseppe Libori - An easy
to use field guide, with over 1,000 spectacular illustrations - 600 in full
color This book covers in depth most minerals, their composition and formations,
how to identify them as well as how and where they form and has 64 pages of
color pictures and descriptions of minerals. It measures 4 1/2"x 7"; 607 pages.
Simon & Schuster's Guide to Rocks and Minerals
Rocks and Minerals - Peterson First Guides
by Frederick H. Pough - This book has many color pictures of 250 common gems,
ores and other rocks and minerals in a paperback size book (3 3/4"x 7"); 125
pages plus the index.
Peterson First Guides - Rocks and Minerals
Peterson Field Guide - Rocks and Minerals
by Frederick H. Pough - This book covers in depth most minerals, their
composition and formations, how to identify them as well as how and where
they form and has 64 pages of color pictures and descriptions of minerals.
It measures 4 1/2"x 7"; 396 pages.
Peterson Field Guide - Rocks and Minerals
Collecting Fluorescent Minerals-
by Stuart Schneider - Features over 800 color photographs
showing how fluorescent minerals look both under UV light and day light.
Learn where fluorescent minerals are mined and discover unusual minerals
form Europe and North America. A comprehensive resource section provides
helpful advice on caring for, collecting and displaying fluorescent
minerals. There are a total of 192. It measures 8 1/2" in length by 11
1/2" in height by 1/" in width/
Collecting Fluorescent Minerals
Field Guide to Rocks and Minerals -
National Audubon Society by Charles W. Chesterman - The first all-photographic
field guide features 794 full-color images of all the important rocks, gems,
and minerals of North America, showing their many variations of color and
crystal forms. The text provides descriptions of 200 minerals (including 20
classified as gemstones) and 40 rocks, as well as descriptions of the natural
environments where they occur. (4"x 7 1/2"); 850 pages.
National Audubon Society - Field Guide to Rocks and Minerals
DK Pocket Genius - Rocks and Minerals -
Facts at Your Fingertips. This smaller paperback book is a nice easy
to understand and well illustrated book that profiles nearly 200 types of
rocks and minerals. It's the perfect pocket sized
book (almost 3 7/8"x 5"); 160 pages with the index.
DK Pockets - Rocks & Minerals
DK Pockets - Dinosaurs - This
is a nice easy to understand and well illustrated pocket size book written
for all ages. It is an excellent source of information on almost all
dinosaurs. The book's dimensions are almost 3 7/8"x 5"; 160 pages with the index.
DK Pockets - Dinosaurs
A Golden Guide of Rocks, Gems and Minerals by
Herbert Zim and Paul Schaffer. This is a revised and updated, full illustrated,
authoritative, easy-to-use, handy identification guide to the most common
kinds of rocks and minerals. The book offers concise and fascinating
information on physical and chemical properties, origins and geologic significance,
gems and semiprecious stone and how to find and collect specimens. This
paperback book measures 4" x 6" and has colorful illustrations, diagrams and
charts. A must have for any "Rock Hound".
Golden Guide - Rocks, Gems and Minerals
Field Guide to North American Fossils - National Audubon
Society by Ida Thompson - The first all-photographic field guide.
Each of the 474 identification pictures is a full-color photograph of a fossils,
sponges, corals, trilobites, shells, teeth, bones and many other types are
represented. Also included are 33 color photographs of fossil-bearing
rocks and outcrop formations plus 15 maps. More than 700 fossils are covered,
420 of them in full detail (4"x 7 1/2"); 846 pages.
National Audubon Society - Field Guide to North American
Rocks and Minerals - Smithsonian Hand Books by Chris
Pellant - This book combines 600 vivid color photos with
descriptions of more than 500 specimens to highlight the chief
characteristics of the rock or mineral and it's distinquishing features.
Designed for beginners and experienced collectors alike, the Smithsonian
Handbook explains what rocks or minerals are, how they are classified and
how to start a collection. To help in the initial stages of rock
identification, a clear visual key illustrates the differences between
igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary rocks, then guides the reader to the
correct rock entry. A concise glossary provides instant understanding of
technical and scientific terms. (6" x 8 1/2"); 256 pages.
Smithsonian Handbook - Rocks and Minerals
Fossils - Smithsonian Hand Books by Cyril Walker
and David Ward - This book is packed with more than 1,000 full color
photographs of over 500 fossils and is designed to cut through the complex
process of identification to provide instant species recognition. It
has detailed information on recognition and classification. It is the
clearest identification guide to fossils for beginners and established enthusiasts
alike. (6" x 8 1/2"); 320 pages.
Smithsonian Handbook - Fossils
The Crystal Bible - A Definitive Guide to Crystals
by Judy Hall - Beautifully illustrated, The Crystal Bible is a comprehensive
guide to crystals, their shapes, colors, and applications. The directory
format enables you to find a known crystal instantly or to identify an unknown
crystal and covers the practical and esoteric properties of each crystal including
spiritual, mental and psychological, emotional and physical effects, plus
its use in crystal healing. Its an indispensable reference for crystal
lovers everywhere. (6 1/2" x 5 1/2"); 399 pages.
The Crystal Bible
The Crystal Bible 2 - Over 200 Additional Healing
by Judy Hall - An indispensable reference for crystal lovers! This second
volume of the bestselling The Crystal Bible covers more than 200
additional crystals, including high-vibration stones for spiritual alchemy
and the recently revealed Greenland stones. This essential resource
includes crystals for energy enhancement and space clearing and the
crystal medicine wheel. Beautifully illustrated, it is a comprehensive
guide to exceptional crystals and their healing applications and
environmental and karmic effects. Explore more of the world's crystals
with the The Crystal Bible 2! (6 1/2" x 5 1/2"); 400 pages.
The Crystal Bible Two
Underground Treausures of the Black Hills by
Bruce A. Raisch. This book is a compilation of the various show
caves, tour mines and select museums in the Black Hills area.
Divided into six sections including show caves, closed show caves, the
Mammoth Site, tour mines, museums about dinosaurs or mining and the hot
springs of Evans Plunge. The author personally visited all sites and
provides location, contact information, facilities, nearby attractions and
some history. The book is written in first person and includes
personal adventures of the author making it an excellent travel guide.
Paperback; measures 5 1/2" x 8 1/2"; 64 pages and 72 photos.
Underground Treasures of the Black Hills
The Fairburn Agate of the Black Hills by
James Magnuson and Carol Wood. Fairburn Agates are beautiful, banded
gemstones found primarily in South Dakota's Black Hills and also in parts
of Nebraska and Wyoming. They are world renowned for their unique
translucent beauty, but no one's ever seen them quite like James Magnuson
and Carol Wood. The authors highlight the South Dakota State Gem with
lighthearted stories and an amazing collection of natural, artistic
photographs. Whether you've never seen an agate or are an avid agate
hunter, this new look at Fairburn Agates is bound to stir your interest.
Paperback; measures 8 1/4" x 8 1/4" x over 1/2"; 144 pages.
The Fairburn Agate of the Black Hills
The Book of Stones - Who They are and What They Teach
by Robert Simmons & Naisha Ahsian - Beautifully illustrated, The Book of Stones
is the most in-depth, definitive guide to the world of crystals, minerals,
gemstones and their metaphysical energies that has yet to be written.
Encompassing over three hundred separate entries, each with vivid color photographs
and essays by both authors, this book takes you deep in to the world of stones
and their uses for spiritual awakening and self-healing. The book of
Stones can teach you about each mineral's scientific properties, history and
lore, elemental energies, chakra correspondences, and which stones work best
together. Also considered are the stones effects on the spiritual, emotional
and physical self. Whether you are a beginner or and experienced practitioner,
The Book of Stones can give you clear, easy to understand information that
will help you enjoy the beauty and benefits of the mineral realm. This
pictorial metaphysical encyclopedia is what crystal lovers all over the world
have been waiting for. (7" x 10 3/4"); 466 pages.
The Book of Stones
Fairburn Agate - The South Dakota Gemstone by
Roger Clark. The purpose of this book is to share the author's deep
appreciation for agates and thereby promote the pleasure and enjoyment of
their intrinsic beauty. For agate collectors who are already
intrigued and inspired with the beauty and mysterious origin of agates,
this book has all of the latest scientific research. There is also a
proposal for a new theory about the natural processes that affect the
genesis of agates in sedimentary environments.
This a new version
of an older, well loved edition complete with the author's signature
inside the front cover.
Agates - Inside Out by
Karen A. Brzys. This agate book has been compiled to help rockhounds to
"think like an agate". Information and photographs are included to
help beginning and experienced agate hunters to understand agates "inside
out". 240 color photographs, 20 explanatory diagrams,
footnotes, references and an index. (6" x
9"); 248 pages, softcover.
Agates - Inside Out