Common Minerals and Rocks
by William O. Crosby
Publisher: D.C. Heath & Co 1881
Number of pages: 221
Our work in this short course will be limited to dynamical and structural geology. We will attempt, first, a general sketch of the forces now concerned in the formation of rocks and rock-structures; and after that we will study the composition and other characteristics of the common minerals and rocks.
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