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Title:
Minerals
Author:
Morganelli, Adrianna, 1979-
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Publication Information:
New York, NY : Crabtree Pub. Co., [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
32 pages ; 30 cm.
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Contents:
What are rocks and minerals? -- The rock cycle -- Where do minerals come from? -- Telling minerals apart -- Types of rocks and minerals -- Finding minerals : exploration and geology -- Getting minerals : mining -- Rock collecting -- Uses of minerals -- Minerals in history -- Pollution problems -- Glossary and index.
Reading Level:
NC 1020 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 7.1 1.0 79573.
ISBN:
9780778714156

9780778714477
Format :
Book

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Minerals are the most common substances on Earth. Some minerals such as copper and salt are easy to find. Others are more rare such as diamonds. This intriguing new book takes a close-up look at minerals and their role in the formation of rocks.