Minerals and Rocks
by J. Richard Wilson
Publisher: BookBoon 2010
Number of pages: 163
After a brief introduction to the Rock Cycle, this text presents the physical properties of minerals and an introduction to crystallography. The most important rock-forming minerals are then dealt with in a systematic way, followed by the three main rock groups - igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic.
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