Rocks, Minerals, and Gems
Sign up for our newsletter! A fun, informative book with colorful pictures and interesting facts about rocks and minerals. Readers will discover how rocks and minerals can provide valuable information about the earth and its history. This book is part of the Read for Success collection. To learn more about Read for Success, click here. Skip to main content. Toggle navigation Donate.
In Rocks, Minerals, and Gems , readers will learn about hundreds of rocks, minerals, crystals, and gems that were forged by the most powerful events in prehistory. Explore what specimens look like and how they're used today--readers can use the information to identify rocks and minerals themselves and open up a spectacular new world. Find out all about star stones and cat's eyes, megagems, and phantom quartz. Discover which rocks fluoresce, which mineral once poisoned an emperor, and which gems are the rarest in the world! Features a beautiful cover with special effects!
The whole world is made of rocks! Readers learn about different kinds of rocks and minerals, how rocks were Book - Rocks and Minerals by Gail Tuchman.
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Rocks, Minerals & Gems
In stock: Usually ships within hours. Your order will ship on or around the release date. Much more than a simple spotters' guide! Superb artwork shows what is happening out of sight beneath Earth's surface in volcanoes, caves, and mines. Specially photographed galleries show off the beauty of rocks and minerals, and a simple key enables readers to identify any rock. Dan Green studied natural sciences at the University of Cambridge. He has worked on many popular science titles, written humor books, edited a South American national newspaper, and worked as a travel writer, as well as developing and editing the wildly successful Horrible Science magazine collection.