Cool Rocks

Creating Fun and Fascinating Collections!

Kompelien, Tracy

Book - 2007
Average Rating: 3 stars out of 5.
Cool Rocks
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.

Publisher: Edina, Minn. : ABDO Pub. Co., c2007
ISBN: 1596797711
Branch Call Number: j 552 K81c 2007
Characteristics: 32 p. :,col. ill. ;,21 cm


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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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