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2 edition of Rocks around you found in the catalog.

Rocks around you

Mike Tuke

Rocks around you

by Mike Tuke

  • 61 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Hobsons in Cambridge .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Produced in conjunction with and sponsored by BACMI, British Aggregate Construction Materials Industries.

Statementauthors: Mike Tuke and Alastair Wells. Teacher"s notes.
SeriesEarth science for key stage 3
ContributionsWells, Alastair., British Aggregate Construction Materials Industries.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19672448M

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If you look at a piece of granite through a magnifier, you can see that it is made up of crystals of different minerals. Only one of these – the white or pinkish one – breaks down to form the minerals in china clay and ball clay (in case you are curious to know, it is called feldspar). NBMG Special Publicat Rocks, Gemstones, Minerals, and Fossils in Nevada, is a useful generalized map of areas to go. A large number of popular books have been written on rock, mineral, and gem collecting and recreational prospecting in Nevada and the west in general.

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