Field Guide to Rocks and Minerals ebook
by Richard H. Pough
National Audubon Society Field Guide to Rocks and Minerals: North America (National Audubon Societ. y. .Frederick H. Pough (1907-2006) was a mineralogist and museum curator who wrote a guide to collecting gems and minerals that became essential for geologists
Frederick H. Pough (1907-2006) was a mineralogist and museum curator who wrote a guide to collecting gems and minerals that became essential for geologists. He wrote A Field Guide to Rocks and Minerals while serving as a curator of physical geology and mineralogy at the American Museum of Natural History in Manhattan.
Start by marking Field Guide to Rocks and Minerals as Want to Read . All the common minerals are included here, as well as a few of the rare and intriguing ones that the collecor may not encounter, but which, if he does, will thrill him far more than the usual find.
Start by marking Field Guide to Rocks and Minerals as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read.
A concise field guide for the beginner. 250 common rocks and minerals are shown. The descriptions and color illustrations are quite good. The beginning of the book includes some valuable background information helpful to the beginner. This is a condensed version of Peterson guide. Recommend for the entry level person.
Rocks and Minerals - Peterson Field Guide Series by Frederick H. Pough. Simon and Schuster's Guide to Rocks and Minerals by Annibale Mottana, Rodolfo Crespi and Giuseppe Liborio. An introduction to rocks and minerals with detailed photos, description and identification information. Sponsored by the National Audubon Society, the National Wildlife Federation, and the Roger Tory Peterson Institute. This book is a 4 1/2" x 7 1/4" paperback with 401 pages. More information, table of contents. Simon and Schuster's Guide to Rocks and Minerals by Annibale Mottana, Rodolfo Crespi and Giuseppe Liborio
Hundreds of minerals are described, with details such as geographic formations. Hundreds of minerals are described, with details such as geographic distribution, physical properties, chemical composition, and crystalline structures.
Frederick H. ROGER TORY PETERSON, one of the world's greatest naturalists, received every major award for ornithology, natural science, and conservation as well as numerous honorary degrees, medals, and citations, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
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This Field Guide has been, and still is, the classic and useful Field Guide. Despite its title, this is mainly oriented toward minerals. Well organized and interestingly written, this is one of the few mineralogy texts which is both readable for enjoyment, and useful to both the beginner and the expert. This Field Guide has been, and still is, the classic and useful Field Guide.