Guide to rocks and minerals of Illinois.
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Guide to rocks and minerals of Illinois.

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Published in [Urbana .
Written in English



  • Illinois.


  • Petrology -- Illinois.,
  • Mineralogy -- Illinois.

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Edition Notes

SeriesIts Educational series,, 5
LC ClassificationsQE105 .A3 no. 5
The Physical Object
Pagination40 p.
Number of Pages40
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL217298M
LC Control Numbera 59009931

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A great book for reading or reference, this handy (" x ") handbook by Chris Pellant presents interesting facts with full-color photos of hundreds of different rocks and minerals. Contains pages, a glossary, identification guides and index. Over long periods of time, many rocks change shape and type as they are transformed by wind, water, pressure, and heat. All rocks contain one or more minerals. Rocks and minerals are mined to help make things around us, from the large stone slabs used in buildings . Specimens are not limited to Illinois locations. All levels of Geology use the same manual, Geology-Introduction to the Study of the Earth. Pebble Pups 1 (SF ) Display 8 to 19 rocks and mineral specimens with three minerals in the collections. Collection may include duplications that show variations. Label collection and note where found. Collecting Info / Field Trip: Fluorite and Secondary Lead-Zinc Minerals from Marion, Kentucky Ma J / rocky Field Trip: Fluorite and Secondary Lead-Zinc Minerals from Marion, Kentucky Site Description: The Illinois-Kentucky Fluorspar district is world famous for the enormous quantity of huge, gorgeously crystalline purple.