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Minerals and Rocks by J. Richard Wilson

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Minerals and Rocks
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Publisher: BookBoon
ISBN-13: 9788776816476
Number of pages: 163

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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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