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by Joseph Whelan
<p>This booklet is a sample of a full-length book. It is Chapter 20 in <em><strong>Ameritrekking and Highpointing: Discovering America the Beautiful</strong></em>. If you already have that book, don’t buy this booklet.</p> <p>This ...eBook
by Sander, Bruno
An Introduction to the Study of Fabrics of Geological Bodies introduces the reader to the method of fabric studies in accordance with the principles of symmetrology, with emphasis on the link between morphological and functional fabrics. Topics ...eBook
by Vorren, T. O.
Since the search for hydrocarbon resources in the Arctic<br>started in the 1930's the exploration activity has expanded<br>into many of the Arctic regions, and several of the Arctic<br>sedimentary basins have proven to be important sources ...eBook
by Angino, Ernest E.
Atomic Absorption Spectrometry in Geology focuses on the applications of atomic absorption spectrometry in geology, including the analysis of metals, rocks, sediments, and minerals. <br>The manuscript first offers information on the theory of ...eBook
Identification of Ornamental Gem Materials, Emeralds, Gartets and Synthetic Gemstones
by Trudy Toohill
<p>These pages contain books 10 to 13 of the Australian Gemstones Series. This series is specifically designed for the beginner wanting to learn more about gemstones or gem fossicking, they also make a wonderful refresher course for the more ...eBook
Identification of Feldspar, Amber, Coral, Pearls and Opals
by Trudy Toohill
<p>This publication is a compilation of the Australian Gemstones Series Book 5 to 9. Each book covers varying aspects relating to gemstones and organic materials. Included are the following titles:- Book 5 Identification of Feldspar and Its ...eBook
by Read, Peter G
Beginner's Guide to Gemmology presents the profiles of the principal gem materials. This book discusses the interesting characteristics of gemstones as the growing consumer market jewelry resulted in increased sales of gem testing instruments. ...eBook
by Jean-Pierre Cuif, Yannicke Dauphin & James E. Sorauf
<p>Fossils are essential to the reconstruction of the evolution of life and episodes in Earth history. Knowledge of biomineralization - the processes associated with the formation of mineralized biological structures - is essential to properly ...eBook
Chinese Avian Fossils from the Age of Dinosaurs
by Luis M. Chiappe & Meng Qingjin
<p>When fossils of birds from China’s Jehol region first appeared in scientific circles, the world took notice. These Mesozoic masterpieces are between 120 and 131 million years old and reveal incredible details that capture the diversity of ...eBook
Find, Understand, Collect
by Nick Norman
<p>Well-known geologist Nick Norman leads young readers into the absorbing world of geology. Budding rock collectors will find out all about the rocks that they’ll encounter in southern Africa, with a view to building their own rock collections.eBook
by Julius Hensel
<p>This book was the first work to attack Von Liebig’s salt fertilizer thesis, and it stands as valid today as when first written over 100 years ago. Translated from the German writings of Julius Hensel, the book was designed to introduce the ...eBook
by Edalfo Lanfranchi
<p>The writer, researcher and engineer Edalfo Lanfranchi presents to the consideration of his numerous readers a new book, which could be titled: "The Saga of Moldavia", a stone that surprisingly found by chance during one of his many visits ...eBook
by Irvine, T. N.
Chromium: Its Physicochemical Behavior and Petrologic Significance is a collection of papers presented at an interdisciplinary conference on the physicochemical behavior and petrologic significance of chromium, held at the Geophysical LaboratoryeBook
by Swineford, Ada
Clays and Clay Minerals, Volume 8 contains the proceedings of the Eighth National Conference on Clays and Clay Minerals held in Norman, Oklahoma, on October 11-14, 1959 and sponsored by the Clay Minerals Committee of the National Academy of ...eBook
by Bailey, S. W.
Clays and Clay Minerals documents the proceedings of the 14th National Conference in Berkeley, California. <br>This book focuses on the structure and quantitative analysis, surface reactivity, genesis, and synthesis of clays and clay minerals. ...eBook
by Swineford, Ada
Earth Sciences, Volume 11: Clays and Clay Minerals covers the proceedings of the Ninth National Conference on Clays and Clay Minerals, held at the Purdue University, Lafayette, Indiana on October 5-8, 1960, sponsored by the Committee on Clay ...eBook
by Swineford, Ada
Clays and Clay Minerals, Volume 5 contains the proceedings of the Seventh National Conference on Clays and Clay Minerals held in Washington, D.C., on October 20-23, 1958. The papers explore developments in clays and clay mineralogy and cover ...eBook
by William Bryant Logan
<p>"A gleeful, poetic book…Like the best natural histories, <em>Dirt</em> is a kind of prayer." —<em>Los Angeles Times Book Review</em></p> <p>"You are about to read a lot about dirt, which no one knows very much about." So ...eBook
A new edition of the clearest, most authoritative guide to gemstones you will find. From Amber to Rubellite, discover over 130 varieties of cut and uncut stones, organic gemstones and precious metals. 800 incredible photos, precise ...
A new edition of the clearest, most authoritative guide to rocks and minerals 600 incredible photos, precise annotations and detailed descriptions - from the distinguishing features of rocks, to which crystal system and mineral belongs ...