The rock and gem book
The Rock and Gem Book by Dan Green, Clive Gifford | WaterstonesOur planet is packed with the most extraordinary rocks, minerals, gems, shells, and fossils - and you'll find them all in this popular children's encyclopedia. The Rock and Gem Book is full of stunning photography of the world's natural wonders. More than 1, full-colour specimens will help you spot sedimentary from sandstone, and metamorphic from marble. The unique qualities of each material are described in-depth, together with their wide-ranging uses in industry, art, architecture, and science. Feast your eyes on a treasure trove of sparkling minerals and gems that any pirate would envy! Travel back to the prehistoric period to find out how fossils are formed, and see all that remains of dinosaurs and other early creatures.
The Rock and Gem Book ...And Other Treasures of the Natural World
This page features an assortment of new books on rocks, minerals and fossils. Click Button to Purchase. Item Description. Click Picture for Larger Image. Including specially commissioned photographs of more than illustrious specimens and information-rich text, this book illustrates each stone's unique characteristics and its relationship to humankind through the ages. This is a paperback book measuring 8.