Cool Rocks

Creating Fun and Fascinating Collections!
Kompelien, Tracy (Book - 2007)
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Cool Rocks

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This book contains facts about collecting rocks that will inspire the reader to start his or her own collection. Readers will gain a working knowledge of this hobby which includes rock elements, like aluminum, iron, magnesium etc., how geologist classify rocks into igneous, sedimentary or metamorphic groups, the difference between minerals and rocks, the best places to find or buy rocks, how to break a geode, and how to organize, store and care for a rock collection. There is also a crafts section for the creative use of extra rocks. Full-color photographs, materials & techniques, tips & sidebar information, a glossary and an index are all included in this title.
Authors: Kompelien, Tracy, 1975-
Title: Cool rocks
creating fun and fascinating collections!
Publisher: Edina, Minn. : ABDO Pub. Co., c2007
Characteristics: 32 p. :,col. ill. ;,21 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Tracy Kompelien
Notes: Includes index
Contents: This planet rocks!
Rock groups
Mineral or rock?
Collection tools
Become a rock hound!
Cleaning rocks
Identifying rocks
Housing your rocks
Rock 'n' roll
Trimming rocks
Breaking a geode
Join the club!
Rock dominoes
Pet rocks
Rock messages
Rockin frame
Rock bottom
ISBN: 1596797711
Branch Call Number: j 552 K81c 2007
Subject Headings: Petrology Juvenile literature Rocks Study and teaching Activity programs Juvenile literature Rocks Collection and preservation Juvenile literature
Topical Term: Petrology
LCCN: 2006011965
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Everything the reader needs to know about finding, identifying, and collecting rocks and minerals. Even how to break a geode!

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