Big Bend Natural History Association

Golden Guide: Rocks and Minerals

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The classic little science book series you remember from your childhood!

Rocks and Minerals by Herbert S. Zim and Paul R. Shaffer; revised by Jonathan P. Latimer and Karen Stray Nolting with Jeffrey Post and Paul Pohwat. This handy identification guide to the most common kinds of rocks and minerals offers concise and fascinating information on:

  • Physical and chemical properties
  • Origins and geologic significance
  • Gems and semiprecious stones
  • How to find and collect specimens

Illustrated in full color throughout, this is a gem of a guide for rockhounds and mineral collectors!

Golden Guides, 2001. 4" x 6" paperback, 160 pages.

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