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Rocks, minerals & fossils

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Extinction and Evolution: What Fossils Reveal about the History of Life

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Extinction and Evolution: What Fossils Reveal about the History of Life...

Niles Eldredge

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Palaeontology; Rocks, minerals & fossils

Paperback

Updated illustrated study of the work of paleontologist Niles Eldredge whose groundbreaking discoveries show what fossils... [more]

$39.95

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Clays in the Critical Zone

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Clays in the Critical Zone

Paul A. Schroeder (University of Georgia)

Soil science, sedimentology; Petrology; Management of land & natural resources; Soil & rock mechanics; Rocks, minerals & fossils

Hardback

A review of clay science in the context of the Critical Zone - the Earth's permeable near-surface layer. With information... [more]

$90.95

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Rocks, Minerals and Gems

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Rocks, Minerals and Gems

John Farndon

Mineralogy & gems; Geology & the lithosphere; Rocks, minerals & fossils; Science & technology: general interest (Children's&YA)

Paperback

From riverbeds to beaches, cliff faces to fields, unearth Earth's most precious rocks, minerals and gems, wherever you are... [more]

$19.95

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Fossils: A Photographic Field Guide

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Fossils: A Photographic Field Guide

Chris Pellant, Helen Pellant

Rocks, minerals & fossils

Paperback

Covers all classifications of fossils, with more than 190 fossils from around the world featured. This title is suitable for... [more]

$24.99

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Jewel: A Celebration of Earth's Treasures

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Jewel: A Celebration of Earth's Treasures

DK

Precious metal & precious stones: artworks & design; Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Rocks, minerals & fossils

Hardback

Celebrate the most dazzling jewels on Earth with Jewel, the most glamorous guide to jewellery, gems, and minerals. With a... [more]

$59.99

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Gems & Crystals: From One of the World's Great Collections

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Gems & Crystals: From One of the World's Great Collections

George E. Harlow, American Museum of Natural History, Anna S. Sofianides

Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; Rocks, minerals & fossils

Hardback

Gems & Crystals showcases the museum's renowned collection and unlocks the science behind the dazzling properties of each... [more]

$42.99

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Nature Guide Gems: The World in Your Hands

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Nature Guide Gems: The World in Your Hands

DK

Mathematics & Sciences; Rocks, minerals & fossils

Paperback

With a detailed introduction on identifying and classifying gems and 140 individual profiles with clear, informative descriptions... [more]

$24.99

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Rocks and Fossils

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Rocks and Fossils

Australian Geographic

Mathematics & Sciences; The natural world, country life & pets; Rocks, minerals & fossils

Paperback

Illustrated guide to the world of geology and palaeontology, looking at how the study of rocks and minerals reveals information... [more]

$34.95

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Gemstones

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Gemstones

Cally Hall

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Mineralogy & gems; Rocks, minerals & fossils

Paperback

A guide to gemstones. Ranging from Amber to Rubellite, it lets you discover over 130 varieties of cut and uncut stones, organic... [more]

$22.99

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Rocks and Minerals

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Rocks and Minerals

Chris Pellant

Mathematics & Sciences; Mineralogy & gems; Rocks, minerals & fossils

Paperback

A guide to rocks and minerals. Featuring 600 photos, precise annotations and descriptions - from the distinguishing features... [more]

$22.99

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The Firefly Guide to Minerals, Rocks and Gems

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The Firefly Guide to Minerals, Rocks and Gems

Rupert Hochleitner

Mineralogy & gems; Rocks, minerals & fossils

Paperback

Step-by-step questions and answers about minerals, rocks and gems with over 1000 detailed colour photographs for easy identification.... [more]

$24.95

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Minerals of the Grenville Province: New York, Ontario, and QuA (c)bec

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Minerals of the Grenville Province: New York, Ontario, and QuA (c)bec

George W. Robinson, Jeffrey Chiarenzelli, T. Scott Ercit, Michael Bainbridge

Rocks, minerals & fossils

Paperback

The Grenville Province, covering much of upstate New York, southeastern Ontario, and southern QuA (c)bec, has been the source... [more]

$59.99

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Dinosaurs and Prehistoric Life: The definitive visual guide to prehistoric animals

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Dinosaurs and Prehistoric Life: The definitive visual guide to prehistoric...

DK

Reference works; Dinosaurs & the prehistoric world; Rocks, minerals & fossils

Hardback

From the origin of life through the age of dinosaurs stalked by the terrifying Tyrannosaurus rex, to the earliest humans,... [more]

$49.99

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The 50 State Fossils: A Guidebook for Aspiring Paleontologists

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The 50 State Fossils: A Guidebook for Aspiring Paleontologists

Yinan Wang

Rocks, minerals & fossils

Hardback

Fossils can be found in every state, and this ... guidebook brings these ancient organisms to life. Each state entry contains... [more]

$32.99

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Trace Metals in the Environment and Living Organisms: The British Isles as a Case Study

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Trace Metals in the Environment and Living Organisms: The British Isles...

Philip S. Rainbow (Natural History Museum, London)

Historical geology; Applied ecology; Rocks, minerals & fossils; The Earth: natural history general

Hardback

A book on the natural history of trace metals, using Britain as a case study, while the principles explored are relevant worldwide.... [more]

$245.95

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Spying on Whales: The Past, Present and Future of the World's Largest Animals

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Spying on Whales: The Past, Present and Future of the World's Largest Animals...

Nicholas Pyenson

Palaeontology; Wildlife: aquatic creatures; Rocks, minerals & fossils

Hardback

Whales are among the largest, most intelligent, deepest diving species to have ever lived on our planet. We have hunted them... [more]

$44.99

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Collector's Guide to the Balmat Mining District: St. Lawrence County, New York

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Collector's Guide to the Balmat Mining District: St. Lawrence County, New...

Steve Chamberlain, Marian Lupulescu, David G. Bailey, William deLorraine

Rocks, minerals & fossils

Hardback

The Balmat Mining District in southern St. Lawrence County, New York, is a former mining site known among collectors for its... [more]

$59.99

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Collector's Guide to Silicates: Di- and Ring Silicates

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Collector's Guide to Silicates: Di- and Ring Silicates

Robert J. Lauf, PhD.

Rocks, minerals & fossils

Hardback

This book explains the structural relationships among di- and ringsilicate minerals, known for their hardness and brilliant... [more]

$75.00

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Handy Pocket Guide to Asian Gemstones: Clear identification photos & explanatory text for the 85 most common gemstones found in Asia

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Handy Pocket Guide to Asian Gemstones: Clear identification photos & explanatory...

Carol Clark

Reference works; Rocks, minerals & fossils; Travel & holiday guides

Paperback

Learn the essentials of Asian gemstones with this useful and portable reference book. Gemstones, both mythical and real, are... [more]

$9.99

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Handbook of Physical Properties of Rocks (1982): Volume I

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Handbook of Physical Properties of Rocks (1982): Volume I

Robert S. Carmichael (University of Iowa)

Electrical engineering; Rocks, minerals & fossils

Hardback

This three-volume handbook provides reliable, comprehensive data on the properties of rocks, minerals, and other related materials.... [more]

$441.00

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Lake Superior Agates

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Lake Superior Agates

James Magnuson

Rocks, minerals & fossils

Spiral bound

Focusing on agates and agate imposters of the Lake Superior region, this tabbed booklet features detailed photographs and... [more]

$17.99

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Early Humans

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Early Humans

Nicholas Ashton

Popular science; Early man; Rocks, minerals & fossils

Paperback

Our understanding of the British Palaeolithic and Mesolithic has changed dramatically over the last three decades, and yet... [more]

$89.99

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Collector's Guide to the Black Tourmaline of Pierrepont, New York

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Collector's Guide to the Black Tourmaline of Pierrepont, New York

Dr. Steven C Chamberlain, George Robinson, Michael Walter, Jeffrey Chiarenzelli

Rocks, minerals & fossils

Paperback

Since its discovery by a teenager in 1859, thousands of specimens of lustrous black tourmaline crystals from Pierrepont, New... [more]

$42.99

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Collectoras Guide to Silicates: Orthosilicates

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Collectoras Guide to Silicates: Orthosilicates

Robert Lauf, PhD

Rocks, minerals & fossils

Hardback

The definitive resource for mineral collectors, this comprehensive book describes the structural relationships among orthosilicateminerals,... [more]

$80.00

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Early Humans

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Early Humans

Nicholas Ashton

Popular science; Early man; Rocks, minerals & fossils

Hardback

Our understanding of the British Palaeolithic and Mesolithic has changed dramatically over the last three decades, and yet... [more]

$149.99

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