An Introduction to Fossils and Minerals

An Introduction to Fossils and Minerals

Seeking Clues to the Earth's Past

Book - 2000
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"Outstanding, clear diagrams and various charts and maps clarify the material under discussion." —School Library Journal

An Introduction to Fossils and Minerals introduces the fascinating science of geology and how it reveals the history of the Earth as told by its rocks.

The revised edition features: A systematic treatment of Earth history, rock types, marine fossils, terrestrial fossils, crystals, gems, and precious metals that provides insights into Earth's character The most current data available on such topics as global tectonics and faunal extinctions, including a wealth of information about the demise of dinosaurs New technologies in detecting and preserving rocks and minerals The effects of erosion and climate changes.
Publisher: New York : Facts on File, c2000.
Edition: Rev. ed. --
ISBN: 9780816042364
Branch Call Number: 560 Eri 2000 3701 1
Characteristics: xiv, 272 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm. --
Alternative Title: Fossils and minerals


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