The definitive guide to rocks, minerals and gems, this book includes an introduction to rocks and minerals and how they form, and a quick guide to what you need and where to look. There is also a complete guide to identifying rocks and minerals and everything you need to know to start building a collection.
Packed with fun facts and practical activities, this book also features high-definition colour photography and data keys that show the qualities of each rock and mineral in extraordinary detail.
• The ultimate guide to help you identify hundreds of rocks, minerals and gems
• Fascinating facts provide extra information on how rocks form and where to find them
• Data boxes provide short facts to help you quickly identify the properties of each rock