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Title:
National Audubon Society field guide to North American rocks and minerals
Author:
Chesterman, Charles Wesley, 1913-
Publication Information:
New York, N.Y. : Alfred A. Knopf, [1995]

©1995
Physical Description:
850 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 20 cm.
General Note:
"A Chanticleer Press edition."

Previous printings had title: The Audubon Society field guide to North American rocks and minerals.
Language:
English
Added Corporate Author:
ISBN:
9780394502694
Format :
Book

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Status
Clarence Library QE443 .C45 1995 Adult Non-Fiction Open Shelf
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Summary

Summary

Perfect for mountain climbers and hikers, this valuable reference covers more rocks and minerals in North America than any other available guide.

Featuring a durable vinyl binding and nearly 800 full-color identification photographs, the  National Audubon Society Field Guide to Rocks and Minerals  is the perfect companion for any expedition. This portable guide depicts all the important rocks, gems, and minerals -- in many variations of color and crystal form -- and the natural environments in which they occur, and includes written descriptions of field marks, similar rocks and minerals, environment, areas of occurrence, and derivation of names. Includes a guide to mineral collecting and a list of rock-forming minerals.


Author Notes

The National Audubon Society is an environmental organization.


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