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A Field Guide to Rocks and Minerals (Peterson Field Guides) (Paperback)

A Field Guide to Rocks and Minerals (Peterson Field Guides)

The definitive guide to rocks and minerals, completely updated for the fifth edition, includes 385 color photographs showing rocks, minerals, and geologic formations. 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.

About the Author
Frederick H. Pough is a contributor for the following Houghton Mifflin Company Title: A Field Guide to Rocks and MineralsJeffrey Scovil is a contributor for the following Houghton Mifflin Company Title: A Field Guide to Rocks and Minerals

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30/03/2009 - Posted by | Make Up |

10 Comments »

  1. 5.0 out of 5 stars
    A Field Guide to Rocks and Minerals
    A Field Guide to Rocks and Minerals
    An excellent book for the novice geologist. This book came highly recommended on other geologist sites.

    Comment by Baby Bed Rails | 30/03/2009 | Reply

  2. 5.0 out of 5 stars
    Pough’s Field Guide to Rocks and Minerals
    It has been some time since I have had a copy of this well written book and having now obtained the latest edition I have found it to be of the same high standard as the earlier…

    Comment by Ira | 30/03/2009 | Reply

  3. 3.0 out of 5 stars
    Bought it for my 8-yr old
    I bought this book for my 8-year old daughter who is really into gems. It is really too old for her, and has few pictures. I’m sure it is fine for someone older.

    Comment by Hajar | 30/03/2009 | Reply

  4. 3.0 out of 5 stars
    From a geology major
    I use this for my geochemistry/mineralogy class. The descriptions of minerals are very in-depth and good for those who understand what it’s describing, but not so good for the…

    Comment by Rimon | 30/03/2009 | Reply

  5. 5.0 out of 5 stars
    A Field Guide to Rocks and Minerals (Peterson Field Guides(R))
    Thank you, this book was for my little girl and she loves it.

    Comment by Naeva | 30/03/2009 | Reply

  6. 5.0 out of 5 stars
    A Field Guide to Rocks and Minerals
    A Field Guide to Rocks and Minerals
    An excellent book for the novice geologist. This book came highly recommended on other geologist sites.

    Comment by Baby Bed Rails | 30/03/2009 | Reply

  7. 5.0 out of 5 stars
    Pough’s Field Guide to Rocks and Minerals
    It has been some time since I have had a copy of this well written book and having now obtained the latest edition I have found it to be of the same high standard as the earlier…

    Comment by Ira | 30/03/2009 | Reply

  8. 3.0 out of 5 stars
    Bought it for my 8-yr old
    I bought this book for my 8-year old daughter who is really into gems. It is really too old for her, and has few pictures. I’m sure it is fine for someone older.

    Comment by Hajar | 30/03/2009 | Reply

  9. 3.0 out of 5 stars
    From a geology major
    I use this for my geochemistry/mineralogy class. The descriptions of minerals are very in-depth and good for those who understand what it’s describing, but not so good for the…

    Comment by Rimon | 30/03/2009 | Reply

  10. 5.0 out of 5 stars
    A Field Guide to Rocks and Minerals (Peterson Field Guides(R))
    Thank you, this book was for my little girl and she loves it.

    Comment by Naeva | 30/03/2009 | Reply


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