Introduction to Rocks and Minerals
Dougal Dixon starts by examining the structure of the earth and what lies beneath its crust. He goes on to show the amateur geologist how to begin to read the secret book that is hidden in its rocks, and how the different materials that make up rocks are classified and identified. He explains how to interpret the landscape and look at folds, faults, small scale and igneous structures. A practical section deals with how to identify and work with various rock types.
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