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Rocks and minerals (Smithsonian handbooks)

by Pellant, Chris.

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Table of Contents:
  • Collecting rocks and minerals
  • Field equipment
  • Home equipment
  • Organizing your collection
  • How this book works
  • Mineral or rock?
  • Mineral formation
  • Mineral composition
  • Mineral characteristics
  • Mineral identification
  • How rocks are formed
  • Igneous rock characteristics
  • Types of metamorphism
  • Metamorphic rock characteristics
  • Sedimentary rock characteristics
  • Rock identification key
  • Minerals
  • Rocks.