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The Resource 1001 facts about rocks and minerals, written by Sue Fuller ; with additional material by Chris Maynard

1001 facts about rocks and minerals, written by Sue Fuller ; with additional material by Chris Maynard

Label
1001 facts about rocks and minerals
Title
1001 facts about rocks and minerals
Statement of responsibility
written by Sue Fuller ; with additional material by Chris Maynard
Title variation
  • One thousand and one facts about rocks and minerals
  • One thousand one facts about rocks and minerals
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An illustrated reference guide that provides information about the formation, composition, and properties of numerous rocks and minerals. A world of knowledge at your child's fingertips! Small enough to carry in your bag, but big enough to provide all the answers you'll ever need, Backpack Books are jam-packed with thousands of fascinating facts that have been researched and written by experts. More than 550 illustrations and photographs in each book help bring knowledge-on kids' favorite subjects-to life!
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fuller, Sue
Dewey number
552
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QE432.2
LC item number
.F83 2003
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Maynard, Christopher
Series statement
DK backpack books
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rocks
  • Minerals
  • Rocks
  • Minerals
  • Minerals
  • Rocks
Target audience
juvenile
Label
1001 facts about rocks and minerals, written by Sue Fuller ; with additional material by Chris Maynard
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Rocks and minerals -- What are minerals? -- What are rocks? -- Minerals -- Colorless and white minerals -- Diamond -- Rock salts -- Calcite -- Barite -- Gypsum -- Beryl -- Crystalline quartz -- Noncrystalline quartz -- Feldspars -- Micas -- Corundum -- Silver and gray minerals -- Silver -- Platinum -- Graphite -- Galena -- Yellow and gold minerals -- Gold -- Sulfur -- Fool's gold -- Green minerals -- Malachite and azurite -- Olivine -- Tourmaline -- Jade -- Brown and red minerals -- Copper -- Hematite -- Cassiterite -- Mercury minerals -- Sphalerite -- Garnet -- Purple and blue minerals -- Fluorite -- Turquoise -- Lazurite -- Black minerals -- Magnetite -- Amphiboles -- Pyroxenes -- Rocks -- Igneous rocks -- Granite -- Obsidian and rhyolite -- Gabbro -- Basalt and dolerite -- Rocks from space -- Metamorphic rocks -- Gneiss and schist -- Slate -- Marble -- Sedimentary rocks -- Conglomerate and breccia -- Sandstone -- Limestone -- Coal and oil -- Rocks & Minerals Facts -- Minerals all around
  • Where do minerals come from? -- Mining -- Important minerals -- Mineral uses -- The mineral we eat -- Clay and ceramics -- Sparkling gems -- Diamonds -- Living gems -- Gold -- Crystals -- Rocks on Earth -- Space rocks -- Mineral folklore -- Treasure hunt -- Reference Section -- Table of minerals -- Mineral compositions -- Mineral hardness -- Geological timescale -- Fieldwork safety and practice -- Collecting rocks and minerals
Control code
ocm50422840
Dimensions
17 cm
Extent
192 pages
Isbn
9780613556903
Lccn
2002012438
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
Stock number
1124356
System control number
(OCoLC)50422840
Label
1001 facts about rocks and minerals, written by Sue Fuller ; with additional material by Chris Maynard
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Rocks and minerals -- What are minerals? -- What are rocks? -- Minerals -- Colorless and white minerals -- Diamond -- Rock salts -- Calcite -- Barite -- Gypsum -- Beryl -- Crystalline quartz -- Noncrystalline quartz -- Feldspars -- Micas -- Corundum -- Silver and gray minerals -- Silver -- Platinum -- Graphite -- Galena -- Yellow and gold minerals -- Gold -- Sulfur -- Fool's gold -- Green minerals -- Malachite and azurite -- Olivine -- Tourmaline -- Jade -- Brown and red minerals -- Copper -- Hematite -- Cassiterite -- Mercury minerals -- Sphalerite -- Garnet -- Purple and blue minerals -- Fluorite -- Turquoise -- Lazurite -- Black minerals -- Magnetite -- Amphiboles -- Pyroxenes -- Rocks -- Igneous rocks -- Granite -- Obsidian and rhyolite -- Gabbro -- Basalt and dolerite -- Rocks from space -- Metamorphic rocks -- Gneiss and schist -- Slate -- Marble -- Sedimentary rocks -- Conglomerate and breccia -- Sandstone -- Limestone -- Coal and oil -- Rocks & Minerals Facts -- Minerals all around
  • Where do minerals come from? -- Mining -- Important minerals -- Mineral uses -- The mineral we eat -- Clay and ceramics -- Sparkling gems -- Diamonds -- Living gems -- Gold -- Crystals -- Rocks on Earth -- Space rocks -- Mineral folklore -- Treasure hunt -- Reference Section -- Table of minerals -- Mineral compositions -- Mineral hardness -- Geological timescale -- Fieldwork safety and practice -- Collecting rocks and minerals
Control code
ocm50422840
Dimensions
17 cm
Extent
192 pages
Isbn
9780613556903
Lccn
2002012438
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
Stock number
1124356
System control number
(OCoLC)50422840

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