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Top Customer Reviews: Rocks and Minerals: ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 39 ratings
5 / 5 Ivonne
Formed: Paperback agrees my lessons of geography of institute. It agrees that it have been he teachs has had 3 types of rock - igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic and the memory has been partorisca teach like this the be be form also. And this was roughly that. Well this book, in spite of being billed like National Geographic Boys, is the spend on that.

In fact would say that this book in his totality to good sure would be partorisca the oldest boys more than more youngsters ( there is a lot of science in here with chemical formulas, for example). Although a book begins with a basics (intro, definitions, tools of a trade, as partorisca use this book) is the learning a lot of empinado to the curve likes to take to a main part of a book drives the mineral and uses all a lingo (p. p.ej. Colour, polish, streak, cleavage, fracture and hardness some physical characteristics that geologists and use of collectors of amateur rock partorisca say [minraux] avert) a lot quickly. As such I also feels ossia the book that is suitable partorisca adults.

To the equal that Can say a rock or external mineral? Well, ossia the one who this drives is everything roughly. With him you will take the description detailed of some the majority of rocks of entities and mineral that marks on our world. Each mineral/of mecer that the characteristic has the little picture, the brief description perhaps covering where take his name , or roughly regarding the try see is in fact an appointed minral or another looked a. There is also he 10-as spotter partorisca each which is probably one the majority of useful, the small pic with the pair of bit of info to the look was paralizaciones . Prpers Having said that ossia drives of pocket and bands to plot in (in of the terms of the quantity of minerals and rocks has covered at least) how is hard to do out of some pictures of some rocks and minerals in this book. Also other diagrams are compromised and hard to read in a small format, p. p.ej. During this book will see chemical formula partorisca each mineral. You can use a [Revised] subjects down partorisca help decode some elements in the each formula this in spite of a table is too small to easily read.

Interspersed In one drives is also the small number of the propagations subject special that has spent different subjects, p. p.ej. 'Bones of dinosaur' and a 'cycle of mecer'. And there is also some jokes of occasional geologist partorisca add the pocola lightness, p. p.ej. 'Reason is a sad basalt ? It is taken partorisca granite.'

In general thinks that this book is the good and attractive looking pocket-sized drives, but learning need to be supplemented with investigation of field to really take to a subject.
5 / 5 Tilda
Formed: Paperback My edges found this book that interest and is a lot of enthusiast to be the detective of rock! It is full of facts in rocks and minrales and that it could be the dull subject to something fun thrilling. Has read bit of a book also and is a lot informative, but describes things in some easy to comprise way. I have learnt a lot of new things in rocks!

Some pictures in this book are utmost. You a subject even more in interesting. Ossia The book of the reference adds , these a lot of girls will enjoy to explore.
5 / 5 Leonard
Formed: Paperback Ossia the book adds partorisca any (adult or boy) the one who has the interest of any in of the rocks and/or minrales. Our edges of seven years has begun the rock, minraux and collection of the fossils like this the book has been perfect partorisca he. It gives the good introduction to all the types of information and basic rock minrale, it partorisca look for and that need to be able to find some of his own pieces.

An information in a book is paired with some fantastic clear photos that that it could be the bit of the subject dry in timing really interesting. Also it uses technical tongue that it is add partorisca help to extend vocabulary of the smallest boys. Although it can be hard to explain some of some terms in of the ways the boys the young plus fully can comprise. Calm also can begin to present boys of more than complex chemical information like a periodic table that use this book and some mineral described etc he so that it is the fab little tool partorisca learn for simple the majority of complex zones of science.

Like the book has been drawn partorisca be pocket sized is easily portable and will be partorisca go in each holidays with us in some futures like this has to that finalise to somewhere can do the bit of the digs can be used. Some pages are also of the good thickness that the good and durable fact.

He A book is aimed in of the boys (probably of roughly of ages 5 upwards with some parental guidance) but deep abundance of things partorisca enjoy in him and of the cariche of information and new facts was although has some knowledge in this zone and are now 40.

A thing partorisca be conscious can find your girl that ask partorisca buy choose he-the pike like this is part of a browser our edges found the full measure one in the centre of garden was convinced has has had to that the have and explaining reason has not been able to buy this partorisca the seven old year has taken the bit of fast thought when his book has said otherwise!
4 / 5 Chadwick
Formed: Paperback 'Rocks and Minrales' Find Adventure! It has amused alfresco! Be the detective of rock (Drive of Field of Definite Browser) for National Geographic Boys ...

Written and fantastically illustrated for Nancy Honovich with the by heart full photographs stunning throughout. This book measures 13cm in width x in height and contains 128 pages.

This book is the very comprehensible book in of the rocks and minrales, is the place was the some following sections :

Deja goes hunting of rock
minraux the most next look
Native elements
Silicates
Stars of Rock: the birth laps
Carbonates
Oxides and hydroxides
Stars of Rock: bone of Gema
Sulfides, sulfates and sulfosalts
Halides and borates
Other minerals
All in rocks : Igneous volcanic & igneous intrusive
stars of Rock: Fossils
Metamorphic
Clastic sedimentary
has an accident of Rock: bone of dinosaur
Chemical sedimentary
Biological sedimentary

Ossia the fantastic to reserve which would be suitable partorisca boys on eight years of ages, helps partorisca grow his interest and vocabulary of some a lot of different forms of rocks and minrales.

In this book is the wealth of the information that comprises like the rocks and the minerals are formed, that is to do of and where partorisca find them and like partorisca identify them. This sper the book would be perfect to take on vacacional and of the days were. In fact an information detailed also would appeal to a lot of adults, knows that I have obtained the interest More the add and certainly more knowledge in of the rocks and of the minerals so only partorisca explore by means of this book.

To good sure a partorisca each families bookshelf.
5 / 5 Angila
Formed: Paperback The one who an amazing little book ossia - like this brilliant and colour and incredibly informative, any only partorisca boys but of the adults also. Well, as it is not expert level and no partorisca the real geologist but is drives of the beginners of adult adds or, as feigned, partorisca boys the only start was with an interest in of the rocks and minrales.

Has the different sections in him likes Minrales, Of Rocks, Fossils & of Gemstones and each different type of element is described in the a lot informative quantity of detail without being bored or patronising. A habit, fracture, polish, cleavage and the chemical composition is listed on the each element so that you can see look it that is looking in partorisca identify in a 'field'. There it is amused-done on some varied uses of some rocks and groan-bones and examples of like this is done the jewels or has been done the lovely machineries in an ancient world, very which still survives today.

This would be the book adds partorisca take together with you on travel it partorisca hike, especially to elderly mining places where there is likely to be a lot spoil heaps lying around while partorisca be explored. Coniston In Cumbria (District of Lake) is the first example of of the this. There is the mining history going back to Elizabeth I and some of some mines still were done like this recently time like this Victorian, perhaps later. If it walk on an Old Man, will see a lot of abandoned mines and spoil heaps and many of some streets are done of a spoils mines so only walking roughly will spend calm to contact with minerals and of to the the interesting rocks likes him to him the iron, copper past and slate any partorisca mention a material has launched out of a way to take his! This pound will help you partorisca identify things where there is any signal of telephone the things of Google! The books do not require the signal of telephone!

There could, this in spite of, be the small quantity of confusion partorisca girls of United Kingdom the one who are not conscious of a Americanisation of some spellings, ie: Sulphur in place of Sulphur and in a description of Conchoidal fracture, which is described here as 'as the scallop-peel', but one east assuming that if the boy has been instilled with an interest in a world-wide around the his, the manager/responsive the adult will be manually partorisca explain things.

So many, if taken the boy to to which likes to know in things more than one all-too-'norm' modern common of telephone-the z/the zombie intoxicated, ossia a book partorisca you. Of course, an internet is an invaluable source of information further but has time when flicking by means of the handy, pocket sized the book is much faster and easier. That I bad is, loves to look something up in an internet, has to know that it is looking for in a first place but with the book, can skim by means of some pages and, hey-ready, something could take your eye and spark your interest, included although it has known no never has been interested in him in a first place! Ossia That classifies of book.
4 / 5 Lesley
Formed: Paperback Is this really partorisca boys? They will require partorisca be really to a subject to take some better of this reserve which is very comprehensible. It opens with the good introduction to some tools of a trade and movements partorisca look in of the rocks, minrales and like partorisca identify them and the fully illustrated few pieces in the very comprehensible variety of rocks. I found it it bite it difficult to read in of the places because an impression is quite small and is sometimes deep down painted, like this for example a little Periodic table is really I a lot a lot uses at all, the small black impression blue funds(mostly). The light green impression objective funds very a lot for me neither. It is product a lot well , with a lot laminated pages that wins he a lot of gain in a field. I am not sure that the age groups this book is pitched in , but are the believer in firm interest is present, will find the way. But this book requires to read skills that am supposing would not be present in of the youngest boys, how is more probably that goes to be aimed in some 'boys' any old plus. There is not any indication that the group of age is aimed in in a book. I have not taken the star was, but has been tried- but to the equal that can that with such an excellent, very illustrated and informative little book, which will return thinks even to tiny pockets
5 / 5 Berneice
Formed: Paperback Ossia the brilliant little digest-sized book that mostly laws like the file in fact partorisca gems and minrales, with more the information has packed to the each page that thinks never learnt in pupil, and certainly more than agreeing like an adult.

Each page is seriously coloreada, with an information has spent the life so as the factfile in the rocks can be spent the life/ Although branded like the book of National Geographic Boys, thinks that well remarks that this book will not be all the world. There is like this information here that the plot of girls no more than flick by means of him once or two times. I do not have any use partorisca this a lot of detail in minerals, and my daughter of 8 years felt similarly. My edges of ten years this in spite of, with a collection of obsessive gem, loves it!

With that in alcohol, ossia the fact -drive filled that does exactly the one who fiances. It does not think more the boys will be interested in this level of detail, but could be project. If has the boy with the enthusiastic interest in of the minerals and bones etc, then to good sure buy this!
4 / 5 Thomasena
Formed: Paperback has been obsessed with botany, fauna and flora, fossils,minraux and encyclopaedias like the youngster and was very promoted for my grandparents and has wanted to learn roughly and involving with everything of these things with them. Teaching a sooner/beginning softer that alike leanings in the youngster now are the lovely experience to be that has and this book has been the for real fantastic addition to this experience - this book are adds! It is packed absolutely with interesting information, pictures and details and is all has dipped was like this considerately. It is the very very thought-was and involving reserves which have both really enjoyed doing by means of and dipping in and went.

Taken the young archaeologist in a doing or the enthusiast of character with an interest in geology or so only the good old fashioned little mini-friki in your delivery that loves fact, will love this book and calm will want to spend for him with his too much. An easy 5 out of 5!
5 / 5 Normand
Formed: Paperback A reference of book of lustrous full coverage. A book is crammed full of facts and photos by heart. I found it very interesting and has learnt the few things while looking by means of a book. It is aimed in of the boys that wants to learn in rocks and minrales and would be ideal for the foraging day in a beach. There is the plot of information in this reserve which will benefit adults and of the anxious boys. I will be to take this with us when we go was with our grandson to Country of Galles , has wins it big to learn and so only love this book.
5 / 5 Kenton
Formed: Paperback This are adds.
Chico (the one who is 6) and his Grandfather (me, the one who is an amateur geologist ) finds rocks, and fossils, and bones and glasses fascinating. We are quite lucky to maintain the base of a cost, he so that has the occasions add for mecer hunt.

This book is glorious - I only desire has had a when it was his age , in place of the mine trusty (but black and aim) the book of the observer of Geology behind in a 1960s...
Discovers on some mineral his (Amethyst the Zircon), some different rocks (of Granite to Gneiss etc.) Together with some fossils and dinosaur [his preferred] bone-flavoured rocks...

Everything in glorious technicolour, very dipped out of pages, the by heart big photos well of all so that we know that it is looking for.
5 / 5 Hans
If has the boy the one who has taken any interest at all in of the rocks (like the majority of girls does in some point) then ossia the fantastic little book partorisca his partorisca promote his interest and the help develop his rocks and knowledge of mineral (and your also!).

Is the quite small book , but packs his whole plot.
Some pages are brightly painted and really appealing for boys.

In a start of a book will find the brief description that is the rock , that is s minéral, and when it is the mecer no the mineral. There is the page for tools of a trade, and which to use are rids propagation of double page.

All the rocks and the minerals have the calm real photos so much can properly dipped to cross any one finds has in a book.

Each element has the description the pair of paragraphs long with some interesting facts and information.
Also has vital information (perhaps for slightly of the oldest girls that mine - 5 at the same time - or those with the interest a lot of enthusiast already), which comprises things like a chemical formula, indication of hardness, fracture, and polish etc.

During a book will find sections and of the interesting pages like a birthstones for each month, as to be the rock hound, circle of experts, where some nomination camev of, and game or suggestions of activities. More more.

Will learn in a cycle of rock, like the rocks are used, groups minéraux, bones of dinosaur and fossils etc.

In general this book adds servants the row of wide age. Of young girls those who only wants to see the rock or the mineral have found in the book, to that wants to undermine the little deeper with some real basic knowledge and facts, to that wants to know a ins and outs and all poden.
This book is the first fantastic resource this'll so much adapt your boy like his only rocks and the resource of minerals has required for basic needs, to be a start to present the true amour and passion in your girl, the one who loves it take further.

To good sure happy buy it.
5 / 5 Toney
Adds little book for boys for the Christmass rid lovely for them to use the reference his fossils and glasses.

Adds purchases a lot of all the service of round
Thank you !!
5 / 5 Riley
My Glorious Daughter was very pleased with him for his School Project.
4 / 5 Daron
Agrees my lessons of geography of institute. It agrees that it have been he teachs has had 3 types of rock - igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic – and the memory has been to teach like this the be be form also. And this was roughly that. Well this book, in spite of being billed like National Geographic Boys, is the spend on that.

In fact would say that this book in his totality to good sure would be for the oldest boys more than more youngsters ( there is a lot of science in here with chemical formulas, for example). Although a book begins with a basics (intro, definitions, tools of a trade, as to use this book) is the learning a lot of empinado to the curve likes to take to a main part of a book – drives the mineral – and uses all a lingo (p. p.ej. Colour, polish, streak, cleavage, fracture and hardness – some “physical characteristics that geologists and use of collectors of amateur rock to say [minĂ©raux] avert”) a lot quickly. As such I also feels ossia the book that is suitable for adults.

“To the equal that Can say a rock or external mineral? Well, ossia the one who this drives is everything roughly. With him you will take the description detailed of some the majority of rocks of entities and mineral that marks on our world.” Each mineral/of mecer that the characteristic has the little picture, the brief description perhaps covering where take his name , or roughly regarding the try see is in fact an appointed minĂ©ral or another looked a. There is also he 10-according to spotter for each which is probably one the majority of useful, the small pic with the pair of bit of info to the look was paralizaciones . Prpers Having said that ossia drives of pocket and bands to plot in (in of the terms of the quantity of minerals and rocks has covered at least) how is hard to do out of some pictures of some rocks and minerals in this book. Also other diagrams are compromised and hard to read in a small format, p. p.ej. “During this book will see chemical formula for each mineral. You can use a [Revised] subjects down to help decode some elements in each formula” this in spite of a table is too small to easily read.

Interspersed In one drives is also the small number of the propagations @@@subject special that has spent different subjects, p. p.ej. 'Bones of dinosaur' and a 'cycle of mecer'. And there is also some jokes of occasional geologist to add the pocola lightness, p. p.ej. 'Reason is a sad basalt ? It is taken for granite.'

In general thinks that this book is the good and attractive looking pocket-sized drives, but learning need to be supplemented with investigation of field to really take to a subject.
4 / 5 Zita
My edges found this book that interest and is a lot of enthusiast to be the detective of rock! It is full of facts in rocks and minérales and that it could be the dull @@@subject to something fun thrilling. Has read bit of a book also and is a lot informative, but describes things in some easy to comprise way. I have learnt a lot of new things in rocks!

Some pictures in this book are utmost. You a @@@subject even more in interesting. Ossia The book of the reference adds , these a lot of girls will enjoy to explore.
5 / 5 Zelma
'Rocks and Minérales' Find Adventure! It has amused alfresco! Be the detective of rock (Drive of Field of Definite Browser) for National Geographic Boys ...

Written and fantastically illustrated for Nancy Honovich with the by heart full photographs stunning throughout. This book measures 13cm in width x in height and contains 128 pages.

This book is the very comprehensible book in of the rocks and minérales, is the place was the some following sections :

Deja goes rock hunting
minéraux the most next look
Native elements
Silicates
Stars of Rock: the laps of birth
Carbonates
Oxides and hydroxides
Stars of Rock: bone of Gema
Sulfides, sulfates and sulfosalts
Halides and borates
Other minerals
All in rocks : Igneous volcanic & igneous intrusive
stars of Rock: Fossils
Metamorphic
Clastic sedimentary
have an accident of Rock: bone of dinosaur
Chemical sedimentary
Biological sedimentary

Ossia the fantastic to reserve which would be suitable partorisca boys on eight years of ages, helps partorisca grow his interest and vocabulary of some a lot of different forms of rocks and minérales.

In this book is the wealth of the information that comprises like the rocks and the minerals are formed, that is to do of and where partorisca find them and like partorisca identify them. This sĂșper the book would be perfect to take on vacacional and of the days were. In fact an information detailed also would appeal to a lot of adults, knows that I have obtained the interest More the add and certainly more knowledge in of the rocks and of the minerals so only partorisca explore by means of this book.

To good sure a partorisca each families bookshelf.
4 / 5 Elda
A reference of book of lustrous full coverage. A book is crammed full of facts and photos by heart. I found it very interesting and has learnt the few things while looking by means of a book. It is aimed in of the boys that wants to learn in rocks and minérales and would be ideal for the foraging day in a beach. There is the plot of information in this reserve which will benefit adults and of the anxious boys. I will be to take this with us when we go was with our grandson to Country of Galles , has wins it big to learn and so only love this book.
5 / 5 Hue
Ossia The book adds for any (adult or boy) the one who has the interest of any in of the rocks and/or minérales. Our edges of seven years has begun the rock, minéraux and collection of the fossils like this the book has been perfect for him. It gives the good introduction to all the types of information and basic rock minérale, that to look for and that need to be able to find some of his own pieces.

An information in a book is paired with some fantastic clear photos that that it could be the bit of the subject dry in timing really interesting. Also it uses technical tongue that it is adds to help to extend vocabulary of the smallest boys. Although it can be hard to explain some of some terms in of the ways the boys the young plus fully can comprise. Calm also can begin to present boys of more than complex chemical information like a periodic table that use this book and some mineral described etc he so that it is the fab little tool to learn for simple the majority of complex zones of science.

Like the book has been drawn to be pocket sized is easily portable and will be to go in each holidays with us in some futures like this has to that finalise to somewhere can do the bit of the digs can be used. Some pages are also of the good thickness that the good and durable fact.

He A book is aimed in of the boys (probably of roughly of ages 5 upwards with some parental guidance) but deep abundance of things partorisca enjoy in him and of the cariche of information and new facts was although has some knowledge in this zone and are now 40.

A thing to be conscious can find your girl that ask to buy choose he-the pike like this is part of a browser our edges found the full measure one in the centre of garden was convinced has has had to that the have and explaining reason has not been able to buy this for the seven old year has taken the bit of fast thought when his book has said otherwise!
4 / 5 Talisha
The one who an amazing little book ossia - like this brilliant and colour and incredibly informative, any only for boys but of the adults also. Well, as it is not expert level and no for the real geologist but is drives of the beginners of adult adds or, as feigned, for boys the only start was with an interest in of the rocks and minérales.

Has the different sections in him likes Minérales, Of Rocks, Fossils & of Gemstones and each different type of element is described in the a lot informative quantity of detail without being bored or patronising. A habit, fracture, polish, cleavage and the chemical composition is listed on the each element so that you can see look it that is looking in to identify in a 'field'. There it is amused-done on some varied uses of some rocks and groan-bones and examples of like this is done the jewels or has been done the lovely machineries in an ancient world, very which still survives today.

This would be the book adds to take together with you on the travesĂ­a to hike, especially to elderly mining places where there is likely to be a lot spoil heaps lying around while to be explored. Coniston In Cumbria (District of Lake) is the first example of of the this. There is the mining history going back to Elizabeth I and some of some mines still were done like this recently time like this Victorian, perhaps later. If it walk on an Old Man, will see a lot of abandoned mines and spoil heaps and many of some streets are done of a spoils mines so only walking roughly will spend calm to contact with minerals and of to the the interesting rocks likes him to him the iron, copper past and slate any to mention a material has launched out of a way to take his! This pound will help you to identify things where there is any signal of telephone the things of Google! The books do not require the signal of telephone!

There could, this in spite of, be the small quantity of confusion for girls of United Kingdom the one who are not conscious of a Americanisation of some spellings, ie: Sulphur in place of Sulphur and in a description of Conchoidal fracture, which is described here as 'as the scallop-peel', but one east assuming that if the boy has been instilled with an interest in a world-wide around the his, the manager/responsive the adult will be manually to explain things.

So many, if taken the boy to to which likes to know in things more than one all-too-'norm' modern common of telephone-the z/the zombie intoxicated, ossia a book for you. Of course, an internet is an invaluable source of information further but has time when flicking by means of the handy, pocket sized the book is much faster and easier. That I bad is, wants to look something up in an internet, has to know that it is looking for in a first place but with the book, can skim by means of some pages and, hey-ready, something could take your eye and spark your interest, included although it has known no never has been interested in him in a first place! Ossia That classifies of book.
4 / 5 Elsa
Is this really for boys? They will require to be really to a @@@subject to take some better of this reserve which is very comprehensible. It opens with the good introduction to some tools of a trade and movements to look in of the rocks, minérales and as to identify them and the fully illustrated few pieces in the very comprehensible variety of rocks. I found it it bite it difficult to read in of the places because an impression is quite small and is sometimes deep down painted, like this for example a little Periodic table is really I a lot a lot uses at all, the small black impression blue funds(mostly). The light green impression objective funds a lot a lot for me neither. It is product a lot well , with a lot laminated pages that wins he a lot of gain in a field. I am not sure that the age groups this book is pitched in , but are the believer in firm interest is present, will find the way. But this book requires to read skills that am supposing would not be present in of the youngest boys, how is more probably that goes to be aimed in some 'boys' any old plus. There is not any indication that the group of age is aimed in in a book. I have not taken the star was, but has been tried- but to the equal that can that with such an excellent, very illustrated and informative little book, which will return thinks included to tiny pockets
5 / 5 Debi
Ossia the brilliants little digest-sized book that mostly laws as to file in fact for gems and minérales, with more the information has packed to the each page that thinks never learnt in pupil, and certainly more than agreeing like an adult.

Each page is seriously coloreada, with an information has spent the life as much as he factfile in the rocks can be spent the life/ Although branded like the book of National Geographic Boys, thinks that well remarks that this book will not be all the world. There is like this information here that to plot of girls no more than flick by means of him once or two times. I do not have any use thus a lot of detail in minerals, and my daughter of 8 years felt similarly. My edges of ten years this in spite of, with a collection of obsessive gem, loves it!

With that in alcohol, ossia the fact -drive filled that does exactly the one who fiancées. It does not think more the boys will be interested in this level of detail, but could be project. If has the boy with the enthusiastic interest in of the minerals and bones etc, then to good sure buy this!
5 / 5 Luella
Has been obsessed with botany, fauna and flora, fossils,minéraux and encyclopaedias like the youngster and was very promoted for my grandparents and has loved to learn roughly and involving with everything of these things with them. Teaching a sooner/beginning softer that alike leanings in the youngster now are the lovely experience to be that has and this book has been the for real fantastic addition to this experience - this book are adds! It is packed absolutely with interesting information, pictures and details and is all has dipped was like this considerately. It is the a lot of very thought-was and involving reserves which have both really enjoyed doing by means of and dipping in and went.

Taken the young archaeologist in a doing or the enthusiast of character with an interest in geology or so only the good old fashioned little mini-friki in your delivery that loves fact, will love this book and calm will want to spend for him with his too much. An easy 5 out of 5!
4 / 5 Tyesha
This are adds.
Chico (the one who is 6) and his Grandfather (me, the one who is an amateur geologist ) finds rocks, and fossils, and bones and glasses fascinating. We are quite lucky to maintain the base of a cost, he so that has the occasions add for mecer hunting.

This book is glorious - I only desire has had a when it was his age , in place of mine trusty (but black and aim) the book of the observer of Geology behind in a @@@1960s...
Discover in any mineral his (Amethysts to Zircon), some different rocks (of Granite to Gneiss etc.) Together with some fossils and dinosaur [his preferred] bone-flavoured rocks...

Everything in glorious technicolour, very dipped out of pages, the by heart big photos well of all so that we know that it is looking for.
5 / 5 Raphael
Ossia The really drive- of depth the different classes of rocks and mineral that is to collect and studied of sparkly gemstones to tread and pumice.
Really is drives of fantastic field for reference with examples of clear photo of each type and the pause down of chemical compound, hardness, cleavage and other scientific details in a specimen.

Additional information of a formation to a location or a way a rock is used in other helps of industries give the picture he full plus and detail More adds them.

Rid of the reference adds for mecer hounds and this curious on some qualities scienziathe of gems etc.
5 / 5 Alyse
Ossia The little rid brilliant this has presented my boys to all the rock of things-has related. It is the good measure - ideal to stick in the z/in the rucksack in the travesĂ­a to a beach or the day was - and is a lot well has drawn. It is full of interesting facts and clear images partorisca help identify that it is looking in. It contains more the information that calms could require in of the terms of chemical composition and like this on, but calm so only can ignore that it likes . As with all these Nat Geo books, is the book of quality that will return to again and again.
5 / 5 Vernice
Ossia More than the book of reference that easily returned to the z/to the small rucksack when alfresco:
- amiably dips was, grouped for a type of rock
- the illustrations add, plot by heart
- each rock is described well, with the picture, chemical elements, another characteristic, etc.
- there is enough the plot of information in a book - given a number of minerals/of discharges of rocks, there is among mesos and the neighbourhood of the page for mecer so much is only information to level main but perfect for boys.

In general ossia the fantastic book , perfect for travesĂ­as of geography/of school geology.
5 / 5 Sondra
Ossia One drives of excellent beginner for any budding geologist - a lot of @@subject the one who his age. The majority of mine grandkids is not interested in of the rocks - but are! As I am pleased really to have this lovely little book with me when we go in our adventures around a field and down to a cost. Mine excite is beginning to rub was, also, and am beginning to take his imaginations - at least enough for them to be spending me bone to identify for them when we are out of neighbours. Of course, where alive, mostly that finds is slate - but a lot always. I will do scientific of them still!
5 / 5 Kellye
Ossia The colour , packed, small, A5 sized 128 book of page. It remains the logical sections with the really fresh contents page in a start. There have it also the glossary and indication in an end. Each page has pictures of the full colour and some books is lovely quality , lustrous. Our science of 8 years the living daughter loves it. I owe that confess like an adult there is enjoyed quite adding by means of some of him too much! It is a type to reserve you can achieve read neither to cover or only launch hand of some sections. Recommended.
5 / 5 Rigoberto
Likes all some books in a series of National Geographic browser, this book is the book of the information of quality adds for girls. It is written in a way to involve (probably pitched on 9 - 12 year olds) and is full of pictures coloreados, explanations, challenges, jokes and trivia. Mina 9 old year loved it really and has learnt load of him.
5 / 5 Ulysses
Ossia The surprisingly informative book in rocks and of the minerals that is the plot more than pictures of rocks and the very small quantity to write. It goes of more the detail that had expected, but is brilliant still and allegro to the equal that can be used so only the point of fast reference or something to look in when it walk, or like something to read and learn of. It is well.
4 / 5 Ronald
The book adds with load of photo Coloreadas of on 150 rocks and minérales. Tip likes to identify volcanic rock, formations of rock and the history of the like the rocks has been used partorisca, of a Stone age to a modern day . There is a lot of fact and of the jokes! It goes the morw info then has thought them he qpuld like this abundance to learn sum little book of knowledge
4 / 5 Merissa
This element has arrived sure and a lot of packaged.
My boy absolutely LOVES rocks! Personally I do not see an attractive, but is fascinated! This book is absolutely perfect for him! We have identified all the classes of rocks and has identified included the places want to visit to see even more that rocks of interest!
Highly recommends this product.
4 / 5 Apolonia
This book are adds for budding detectives of rock. It explains things really appropriately for a group of age of the aim and is a lot illustrated throughout. Has thinks that that my girls could find it boring but has loved that.
5 / 5 Clemmie
Ossia The handy sized reserves everything in different types of rocks and minérales. Help to identify some different types and has a lot of facts in the each one one.

A book is coloreado and appealing to boys.

Would say that it is pertinent ages 9+.
4 / 5 Shae
That the lovely book of National Geographic.

His a lot of fact and printed with a lot of photo of good quality.

His the good measure and formed partorisca my edges and has the plot of the information has the place was easily in good measure chunks
5 / 5 Belia
the informative book Add partorisca all the ages, the girls would have the fun experience orders that it explores whilst vacacional or was and roughly, drives easy partorisca result the detective of rock, adds info and the help of pictures partorisca explain
5 / 5 Jeramy
is reservation very interested partorisca boys and of the adults.
5 / 5 Ai
Has bought partorisca fulfilled of geology in colegiala very pleased with him
5 / 5 Dell
My eldest the daughter is 13 and to good sure a lot too old partorisca this book. There is wanted always geology and rocks and interesting bones and this book, although theoretically this is to aim in of the boys, this is not so only also adds for adolescents, but that has read by means of him I, is adds for adults also! It is packed plenary of pictures and information which will help you to identify bone and different rocks and also comprise more in his properties.

Top Customer Reviews: Salt: A World ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 51 ratings
4 / 5 Zachariah
Formed: Paperback Mark Kurlansky joins some rows of page-turner historical. His excite and the grip in his subject is the joy. Some rows of history of egyptian mummifying technician, by means of EUA civil war pickling recipes the chemistry of 20th century. I have driven my dice familiarised with salty episodes and now require the hard copy of a book as I can press he to my friends. Shining!
4 / 5 Liz
Formed: Paperback the book writes Well in a history of rooms and his contributo in a world. Tonnes of interesting information, fragment of books of old recipe (and I bad old) and the few dotted pictures in. A no extracted author never like an idiot and some movements of history to the long of by means of the recent time. It falls the little bit partorisca me when like this the time has been spent in American history. I imagine an author is American and feigns travers with his I on excites and pink-tinted view of this period of history. Still 5 stars this in spite of, to good sure paint the picture that imagines people by means of the history that goes up of uses partorisca different things.
4 / 5 Loida
Formed: Paperback Combines this with Cod, Kurlansky is another intricate history and you will be partorisca seat in general weaves of knowledge. Read this partorisca learn in the salt is and where comes from/comes from, a culinary history of a rock and a salt of implications has had in a whole world. A lot readable and enjoyable, averted to feel likes had learnt the plot roughly something like this trivial.
5 / 5 Yelena
Formed: Paperback has read Mark Kurlansky biography of a cod and found a lot of parallels here and can see why write histories in both he so that has the strong connection.

Has learnt so many things of this book without giving he surely a sign of the supremely the piece writes well of history that has had the real sense of satisfaction when it have finalised the, that has has not had so only the curious idea to the second normal looks cruet, but also the different perspective of like this done historian and chances.

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5 / 5 Kayleigh
Formed: Kindle Edition Fascinating content.
Very Written.
Amiably structured partorisca leave a partorisca submerge in and was, without following an on arching line of complex history.
Adds partorisca travel read, like some landscapes and of the locations richly there is portrayed
5 / 5 Phylicia
Formed: Kindle Edition Ossia my old university mote and the old salts will not have any question that translates it. Well It Can be a mote partorisca this wonderful history. Today constantly we are partorisca warn when being on some dangers of too much salt in a diet but little of us,I supposition gives that of the entity and the necessary salt is our health and a significant function has touched in history. Mark does a lot of Kurlansky partorisca another brilliant history.
4 / 5 Delana
Formed: Paperback the history Adds and very said, everything roughly like the salt has been produced in of the different parts of some world-wide and like the rulers have looked for take for the record.
5 / 5 Stephanie
Formed: Paperback Ossia the a lot of enjoyable the history built around the product that is vital of for life and has had enormous value during human history. A timespan has covered is prehistoric by means of the today. Some models of coverages of the book of trade and also some political machinations. If you are interested in history then ossia the a lot of enjoyable and informative read.
5 / 5 Louann
Formed: Paperback Kurlansky rids roughly rooms, as his book on cod, is uploaded with detail. It is the shame is not properly referenced, there there is really any way to verify a lot of some thousands million facts has presented. There is the bibliography but is not fixed in any useful way. Ossia The very interesting book , but can not say that it can do not dipping down. More often it falls out of my hands with which have fallen asleep.
5 / 5 Kenya
Formed: Hardcover has used he partorisca lecturing in a subject. Perhaps too many details in a past, but the history is that that!
4 / 5 Kai
Kurlansky Rids roughly rooms, as his book on cod, is uploaded with detail. It is the shame is not properly referenced, there there is really any way to verify a lot of some thousands million facts has presented. There is the bibliography but is not fixed in any useful way. Ossia The very interesting book , but can not say that it can do not dipping down. More often it falls out of my hands with which have fallen asleep.
5 / 5 Martha
Ossia The fascinating book in of the so many unexpected ways. I can see this be partorisca reserve an I turn to again and again partorisca research like this at present am studying History. Like another reviewer has declared, is researched meticulously and detailed and in fact that believes is a reason because his probably bit it more along that requires partorisca be and a last fifth of a book bit it garbled and jumbled, of here 4 stars and any 5.
4 / 5 Tasha
This book is very interesting. I have read he partorisca cover to cover with interest and I maintaining goes it partorisca offer to the fellow scientist that, thinks, will be interested in him. A prize surprised and among fast time. Thank you very much.
5 / 5 Kristyn
One of some better books there is not reading never. I do with feeding, this in spite of, included my friends that does not like the reading has thought that that it was awesome. It buys it and spend it around!
5 / 5 Marcie
I fascinating book. The salt is fundamental the life on earth, and although this book is packed plenary of the facts is like this good writing that some facts do not go in a way of the good history. History, science, economy of house, folklore and the bit of superstition leaven a mix, and sincerely recommends this reserves the anyody looking for something so only bit it different.

I in the first place read he in hard for behind the few years done, but has bought he for my Kindle reason is a class of what I kings-read.
4 / 5 Katheleen
That tiny to the equal that exits ... We manage it to us every day. There is his whole and calm history can say world-wide hostory as well as the history of rooms. Sometimes it thinks this in spite of an author tries to find connections really hard and some recepies is interesting but to be hones I skiped some of them ...

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4 / 5 Lora
So only bed first understood the. Gripping And informative. My class of book. Narrative a lot and easy to read still informative / factual
5 / 5 Elma
is HAS TO THAT read for any the one who enjoys or studies a history of some daily commodities in life.
In this country all take rooms for has admitted; it is economic to purchase and is on almost each one which subject beit house, café, and restaurant, but the one who the salt of history has and that a lot of Mark Kurlinsky captures that history. Unputdownable!!
5 / 5 Blaine
Although this book has the add a lot of nuggets of information, found the partorisca be very weighed in disposal. It recommends it the people those who are doing in a history partorisca feed.
4 / 5 Sima
A book looked older that thought it . This in spite of, as you are not the present partorisca any no increasing. Arrived promptly.
4 / 5 Jaye
A big collection of facts roughly rooms, which is fundamental for all leave history and often spent for big for archaeologists.
Partorisca Interest the foodies also.
5 / 5 Dianne
Has had to that buy this with which read 'Cod' and has not been disappointed, that surprises like the salt governed a world !!
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5 / 5 Domenic
Fantastic bed. A could not dip down.
The intellect fulfils the history fulfils that it snorts the tear has read.
Amur To be educated in a cliché, is effect and incredible history in of the societies.
4 / 5 Porsha
The interesting point of view probably truer that is to teach in of the colegialas
5 / 5 Guillermina
Fabulous Rids yes is interested at all in world-wide history. Very very written. Amazing to think like the comodity likes the salt can allege empires.
4 / 5 Lourdes
An easy bed, full of fascinating done in an evolution of a lot of structures of our society.
5 / 5 Sydney
Amazing book. It was hooked of a first page. All that has not known never roughly Rooms. Reason is his place in the history has not mentioned never? The empires are trace and has fallen on rooms.
4 / 5 Susanne
The good book has researched; fascinating helped the plot partorisca research the habladurĂ­a I on Rooms a 5th elememnt'
4 / 5 Sabrina
is fascinating partorisca read like the production of rooms has influenced history.
4 / 5 Lottie
There is enjoyed really this a lot-writing and involving book.
5 / 5 Shelia
Has arrived time of interior. As it has described. The value adds. Thank you.
5 / 5 Fern
A book is fascinating and very researched-- reading very lovely. I recommend it highly. A lack of the cradles of star of a fact that finds an organisation of a material confusing in time-- jump-- in the bit in time and spatial.
5 / 5 Leonor
Interesting history in an importance and impact of rooms in a changing geopolitics. Full of interesting histories. Lacking, would have liked me a connection of rooms and pepper.
4 / 5 Ellamae
The book writes well in a history of rooms and his contributo in a world. Tonnes of interesting information, fragment of books of old recipe (and I bad old) and the few dotted pictures in. A no extracted author never like an idiot and some “movements” of history to the long of by means of the recent time. It falls the little bit partorisca me when like this the time has been spent in American history. I imagine an author is American and feigns travers with his I on excites and pink-tinted view of this period of history. Still 5 stars this in spite of, to good sure paint the picture that imagines people by means of the history that goes up of uses partorisca different things.
4 / 5 Jamel
Mark Kurlansky joins some rows of page-turner historical. His excite and the grip in his subject is the joy. Some rows of history of egyptian mummifying technician, by means of EUA civil war pickling recipes the chemistry of 20th century. I have driven my dice familiarised with salty episodes and now require the hard copy of a book to the equal that can press he to my friends. Shining!
4 / 5 Rolande
Fascinating Has contained.
Very Written.
Amiably structured partorisca leave a partorisca submerge in and was, without following an on arching line of complex history.
Adds partorisca travel read, like some landscapes and of the locations richly has portrait
4 / 5 Tod
Combine this with Cod, Kurlansky is another intricate history and you will be partorisca seat in general weaves of knowledge. Read this partorisca learn in the salt is and where comes from/comes from, a culinary history of a rock and a salt of implications has had in a whole world. A lot readable and enjoyable, averted to feel likes had learnt the plot roughly something like this trivial.
4 / 5 Evelin
Has read Mark Kurlansky biography of a cod and found a lot of parallels here and can see reason write histories in both he so that has the strong connection.

Has learnt so many things of this book without @giving he – surely a sign of the supremely the piece writes well of history – that has had the real sense of satisfaction when it have finalised the, that has has not had so only the curious idea to the second normal looks cruet, but also the different perspective of like this done historian and chances.

Surely all the history would benefit partorisca be taught of slightly was beat but more memorables perspectives. Read and enjoy.
5 / 5 Alesia
Ossia My old university mote and the old salts will not have any question that translates it. Well It Can be a mote partorisca this wonderful history. Today constantly we are partorisca warn when being on some dangers of too much salt in a diet but little of us,I supposition @gives that of the entity and the necessary salt is our health and a significant function has touched in history. Mark does a lot of Kurlansky partorisca another brilliant history.
4 / 5 Bryanna
The history adds and very said, everything roughly like the salt has been produced in of the different parts of some world-wide and like the rulers have looked for take for the record .
4 / 5 Antonia
Ossia The a lot of enjoyable the history built around the product that is vital of for life and has had enormous value during human history. A timespan has covered is prehistoric by means of the today. Some models of coverages of the book of trade and also some political machinations. If you are interested in history then ossia the a lot of enjoyable and informative read.
5 / 5 Jonathon
Has used he partorisca lecturing in a subject. Perhaps too many details in a past, but the history is that that!
5 / 5 Amelia
An utmost overview of some of some few bits of History that we never really took partorisca listen halftone to the sĂșper history
4 / 5 Tamisha
All am not wanted never know in NaCl, and the plot more besides.
5 / 5 Lashell
Has bought this he like this looks of the interesting beds. They are happy has done!

In brief:

Begins is gone in Cina, that tip like the salt has been won using gas fires to heat brine, with vase insulated pipes of bamboos to resupply some llamas. A chance adds afterwards is that of a discovery of a cod adds fisheries of Newfoundland and also that the cod could be salted and would not turn rancid likes herring.

Also contains to interest facts as until enough recently the salt was the monopoly of government in Italy and so only could be bought of tobacconists (cancer and pressure of big blood in a place!) And that the gold has not been the weight traded for weight with rooms, although tip a value adds situated his. Mark Kurlansky his reserach very partorisca east.
5 / 5 Millard
That would have to that it has been a @@subject that the interest is managed in the garbled and a bit tedious way in this book. Apparently king-that uses the substantial quantity of material of his leading books on Cods and Some Basques some meanders of author selectively by means of the history that fails to gather the sufficient interesting facts together sustain his 400+ pages. It conceal it is not the scientist is also woefully apparent likes persistently of failure to clear a difference among a term alt' in his concrete common use (for rooms of table), and a generic term alt' as used by chemists that thousands of coverages of compounds, some desquels is covered in brief and inadequately here.
In general, the disappointment.
5 / 5 Wilmer
Interesting book, but bit it that it goes hard. A book well the launch hand of.
5 / 5 Anette
Does not contest that Mark knows his facts in a subject , but how has been signalled has gone by another , his organisation leaves something to be wished .This in spite of my main difficulty with this book is that has too liberally has used a subject @@@subject and while some words are well has preserved a subject @@@subject does not flow easily . You could say the chance of rooms of ROCK more than COOKING rooms . It is as if some chapters have required to be drenched in of the fresh water for the day or two , to do them acceptable [ or has to that say readable ] . It is reason he has taken me the few weeks to take by means of this book , more than the few days . No material will be until facing his take on COD , especially like this the fish is already state very covered [ in rooms !! ] In this book already .
5 / 5 Isobel
This book is an absolute joy . It is full of interesting information that rows by means of centuries, cultures and countries but writings in way that gives his learning slightly and is a lot easy to read. There are so many things that was vaguely conscious of that an author gives idea to and perspective in that is really enlightening without being the slog. (My education of history was full that past when without delving to reason he that was dry and boring and would have involved me far more has been the reservation dates like this one. )
One has to that supress a temptation to spend on some of some facts some lacking plus roughly rooms to a next plus and more wanted or the risk that is resisted that, but
ossia the painless history written by an enthusiast and the really well read which highly recommends.
4 / 5 Colin
Esalt; A World-wide History,' for Mark Kurlansky is the meticulously researched account of like this trade in salted lunch shaped global economies for centuries. A production of rooms powered empires. Besides, a @@@salazĂłn of fish, the bird and the hams have fed soldate and of the sailors for widespread for an expansion of trade and empires.
Imperio Romano exits required for his soldate and in of the soldate of time have been paid in era an origin of a word esalary'...And an expression 'value his salt' or 'that wins his salt,' according to Kurlansky. After a fall of Rome, Venice is resulted a dominant commerical force in Europe. To this end, the trade of rooms has maintained Venice is palatial public edifice and a complex hydralic system that has prevented a metropolis the washed was.
I punctual farmers of France have discovered this curdled to sweet drained and preserved in the salt has done a lot of different types of cheese. The Parma, Italy a production of salted 'Ham' ham and 'Parmesano' the cheese has done a famous city. A past same thing with a production of salted esalami' in Feline and Genoa, Italy. This in spite of, the factor of entity in a prodcution of salted the fish was a Catholic Church Mediaeval Roman decision the forbide an eating of flesh in of the religious days and a Lenten fast (40 days) and all the Fridays. This was serious English law at the same time a pity to eat flesh the hanged Friday. Consistently, the trade in fish has dried for North Cods, which there has been the white flesh with small fat (the fat resists rooms) and has dried easily.
Page after the page of this book is fill with significant historical information on like the salt has impacted economies especially with glass of sea and steamboats of river. An author also comprises little tid-bit of information in a develpment of the ours an origin of expressions. For chances, when American prompt settlers hunted would leave red herring to the long of a trail because a strong smell would confuse wolves that is an origin of an expression esd herring,' meant...'Dud trail.' Finally, Kurlansky explains concealed 'Generals of George Washington to Napoleon has discovered without east the desperate has been required to treat wounds, lunches of hovered for soldate and for a diet of a calvary is horses.' Recommended.
Bert Ruiz
5 / 5 Hermine
esalt; A World-wide History,' for Mark Kurlansky is the meticulously researched account of like this trade in salted lunch shaped global economies for centuries. A production of rooms powered empires. Besides, a @@@salazĂłn of fish, the bird and the hams have fed soldate and of the sailors for widespread for an expansion of trade and military empires.
Imperio Romano exits required for his soldate and in of the soldate of time have been paid in era an origin of a word esalary'...And an expression 'value his salt' or 'that wins his salt,' according to Kurlansky. After a fall of Rome, Venice is resulted a dominant commerical force in Europe. To this end, the trade of rooms has maintained Venice is palatial public edifice and a complex hydralic system that has prevented a metropolis the washed was.
Aim the farmers in France have discovered this curdled the milk drained and preserved in the salt has done a lot of different types of cheese. The Parma, Italy a production of salted 'Ham' ham and 'Parmesano' the cheese has done a famous city. A past same thing with a production of salted esalami' in Feline and Genoa, Italy. This in spite of, the factor of entity in a prodcution of salted the fish was a Catholic Church Mediaeval Roman decision the forbide an eating of flesh in of the religious days and a Lenten fast (40 days) and all the Fridays. This was serious English law at the same time a pity to eat flesh the hanged Friday. Consistently, the trade in fish has dried for North Cods, which there has been the white flesh with small fat (the fat resists rooms) and has dried easily.
Page after the page of this book is fill with significant historical information on like the salt has impacted economies especially with glass of sea and steamboats of river. An author also comprises little tid-bit of information in a develpment of the ours an origin of expressions. For chances, when American prompt settlers hunted would leave red herring to the long of a trail because a strong smell would confuse wolves that is an origin of an expression esd herring,' meant...'Dud trail.' Finally, Kurlansky explains concealed 'Generals of George Washington to Napoleon has discovered without east the desperate has been required to treat wounds, lunches of hovered for soldate and for a diet of a calvary is horses.' Recommended.
Bert Ruiz

Top Customer Reviews: Rocks & ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 46 ratings
5 / 5 Trey
Very detailed, has taken them more than has expected them, goes in the formation of earth like intro. In a same times no like this easy to look on that need quickly, is more partorisca learn and reading that partorisca be used as it drives, definately any pocket :D hanged gives additional price that that can be used like self tool of defence :)
5 / 5 Delisa
Bought the like this the present partorisca my grandson the one who loved it immediately. It comes highly illustrated and with credible information that is always well wants to give a youngster the little push in a right direction, today where all want to is to touch with his pills all day ! Very pleased.
5 / 5 Jewell
Pound very amiably layed was, clear good photos and good descriptions of rocks and minrales, all precise knows roughly his, a lot easy to follow. The
am very pleased with a book. Excellent, well for me to aim and explain on some rocks and of the minerals to my young grandchildren (ages 8 & 6) the one who are aiming an interest in a subject.
5 / 5 Nickole
So much information and presented in the lovely easy to read formed with utmost pictures. If your boys like this of the glasses, minerals etc. And calm want the partorisca have some good wide knowledge of some different specimens then ossia a book to buy , are an adult and has been collecting for 25 years and find this excellent.
5 / 5 Elizabeth
Has a hobby partorisca collect rocks (small some) of places I recognition like Llangollen or Wharfedale and partorisca try and identify them and order them to one of three categories. While doing I so that it learns something of a geology of a zone and perhaps the little history. Marcos a field trips more rewarding and memorable. Ossia One of several books has purchased in a subject same so as to give me the propagation of 'photo and description. A book comes recommended and am happy bought it.
5 / 5 Jesenia
A comprehensible quality, good book. A lot informative with abundance of detail, but in easy to read terms and format. Pleased with compraventa.
5 / 5 Nilsa
I have bought this like the present partorisca the edges of 13 years of the partner (english is not his first tongue) the one who has developed the passion partorisca geology and rocks. It is the fantastically presented book this has gone down really well. It is a lot easy to follow, those interest and accessible. It is gone down a lot well.
5 / 5 Sherlene
I have bought these reservations so that an endeavour partorisca learn more in the fossils and everything concealed relates to l.un hardback book has bought them is so only basically more than could ask them gives nomination rocks,bones and reasons is of then name, as well as some info in a person was appointed as well as pharmaceutical composed and that is used for now and in a past.unvosotros The pictures are fantastic and maintains them the launch hand of this book all a time - just does not buy this book has the enclosed is probably tonnes of things has lost them but really is the fantastic book.
4 / 5 Makeda
A beautiful book with a lot of detail - the illustrations add and full colour. No in pricey partorisca such the take neither. I will look forward to partorisca exit a beach and seating with my specimens, the cup of caff and fully while be able to appoint each a!
5 / 5 Foster
Excellent book - DK is always excellent quality and very thorough and informative
5 / 5 Kristian
Very detailed and so only that need when each one another book has no quite information (each one another book in of the rocks ignores a terrible plot of generally found fossils/ of minerals/ of the rocks etc, this one any)
5 / 5 Merrilee
My anniversary of present grandson that absolutely loves.
5 / 5 Iraida
has Bought this for mine 12 old year wannabe archaeology nerd and ossia the jam packed with pictures and information.. Very attractive and is very pleased!
4 / 5 Raymonde
Loves this book with each thumb of my heart :) Good-looking photo, good chapters on like the rocks are formed, mined, quell'emotion read roughly like bones 'behave', form, that is his structure , where is found, that diverse form to the each one to which likes him the species' can be found in of etc. Highly recommended for lovers of the yours', calm will not be dissapointed.
5 / 5 Griselda
Has bought like the present for mine 9yr old niece. Masters the
5 / 5 Shela
Ideal for my edges any one his gems, rocks and minérales!!
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4 / 5 Arletha
book coloreado Well. I will enjoy to read up in some different minerals. Some starts of book in a start, means a start of start -&62; a Big Bang!
If a mineral/of the rock is not in this book then does not exist . Really informative in the paper of type of good quality.
5 / 5 Rich
The wonderful book except an impression is too small. As has the regañadientes is returned.
5 / 5 Heidy
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4 / 5 Mabelle
has Bought likes the present partorisca my grandson the one who loved it immediately. It comes highly illustrated and with credible information that is always well wants to give a youngster the little push in a right direction, today where all want to is to touch with his pills all day ! Very pleased.
5 / 5 Lita
Reserves a lot amiably layed was, clear good photos and good descriptions of rocks and minérales, all precise knows roughly his, very easy to follow. The
am very pleased with a book. Excellent, well for me to aim and explain on some rocks and of the minerals to my young grandchildren (ages 8 & 6) the one who are aiming an interest in a subject.
4 / 5 Laine
Like this information and presented in the lovely easy to read formed with utmost pictures. If your boys like this of the glasses, minerals etc. And calm want the partorisca have some good wide knowledge of some different specimens then ossia a book to buy , are an adult and has been collecting for 25 years and find this excellent.
4 / 5 Melvina
Has a hobby to collect rocks (small some) of places I recognition like Llangollen or Wharfedale and to try and identify them and order them to one of three categories. While doing I so that it learns something of a geology of a zone and perhaps the little history. Marcos a field trips more rewarding and memorable. Ossia One of several books has purchased in a subject same so as to give me the propagation of 'photo and description. A book comes recommended and am happy bought it.
4 / 5 Heather
Has bought this like the present for the edges of 13 years of the partner (english is not his first tongue) the one who has developed the passion partorisca geology and rocks. It is the fantastically presented book this has gone down really well. It is very easy to follow, those interest and accessible. It is gone down a lot well.
4 / 5 Onie
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4 / 5 Mui
A beautiful book with a lot of detail - the illustrations add and full colour. No in pricey for such the take neither. I will look forward to to exit a beach and seating with my specimens, the cup of caffĂš and fully while be able to appoint each a!
4 / 5 Gary
To to 4 stars likes them to them the book is informative partorisca of any interested in of the minerals & of rocks (like the title would suggest...)
Has some the images coloreadas is that the point has underlined some amazing and interesting appearances of a subject. A boy an old plus has loved the book in the rocks and chose this a neighbour, and a boy still chooses it on month later to have the flick by means of and aim of the fresh bits. Enough the summit an interest to discover More thinks them.

Any 5 stars because a book is not in front of me and I can not take a detail writes very a lot of - sad :-| But masters the good book in of the rocks and of the minerals for calm or a boy a girl of mature/old plus younger - gone for him any thinks it will disappoint :-)
5 / 5 Paris
Amazing book with tonnes of information and excellent photos. An only downside is that it is printed in of the VERY SMALL papers that do difficult to read almost all some pieces. I give it 3 stars so only been due to this like this I what is of entity.
5 / 5 Coletta
BRILLIANT And FULL BOOK OF THE PHOTOS by heart ADDS, more a lot of info. Now it does not collect of the Rocks, Minérales and Fossils, but a book is like this very illustrated in having me almost tried to do like this. I have bought it likes him the present for more, thoroughly recommended.
4 / 5 Wally
A table of caffĂš coloreado the entertainment adds book with lovely photos and of the rocks of information/and useful gem of minerals. I have looked around for the book of reference well while and then found this, loves it.
5 / 5 Karlyn
Ideal for boys. Abundance of thrilling photos to maintain his attention.
4 / 5 Fidel
Ossia The stunning book packed with information and of the good-looking photographs. You are the present adds for any interested in the crystals or the geology and feels would be especially inspiring the young adolescents. Sound the good book so only to leave is gone in a table of caffĂš for any to choose up and have the look in. Hard to dip down.
4 / 5 Bethany
This book is packed with fascinating information, with the banquet of visual references to some enormous varieties of rocks and . Already it has and continuous give me hours of fun that absorbs a knowledge which can be gleaned here.
4 / 5 Mellisa
All could is informative and packed with colour, diagrams and tonnes of information
4 / 5 Jerrold
A description said ' hard coverage'. It is not !
Has ordered substitution and 2nd paperback is gone in. Very disappointing.
4 / 5 Arden
Excellent of clear photographs and has detailed descriptions of rocks and minérales.
5 / 5 Karol
This rids is not so only partorisca develop your knowledge in geology, is perfect is the geologist or geotechnical engineer.
Perfect images and sufficient information.
5 / 5 Tamatha
The information has presented well. Wanted for one 8 old year.
4 / 5 Kelsie
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The book adds. Perhaps any for a geologist, but ideal partorisca reference for a random user
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Uses this book jointly with another, but easily can be so only like better considering some photos. Excellent.
5 / 5 Charlette
Ossia One of some better books in his subject of specialist that has read.
Contains like this knowledge and is easy to comprise.

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Rating: 4 out of 5 with 4 ratings
4 / 5 Donnie
Ossia The runnaway history of the adventure said of a point of view of a man and in the a lot of note is exciting but has found his ego centric way a bit irratating . There are sure commentaries that the incongruences of show likes him a bit the materials in question is said partorisca be a league when in fact a formula is that of a intermetallic compound. Aluminides Like this is a base partorisca a lot of applications and is still a component in turbines that leaves partorisca fly. A lot it is done that an aluminium would be elementary form but in a aluminide like the compound is not . In the compound is not partorisca release the oxidise aluminium this like this pure. Like this a stoichiometry of a compound gives some atomic percentages of some elements involved but a text does not clear this and any reader without metallurgical knowledge will assume these are some percentages of weights . There is a horrible commentary that aluminium 'rust'- he no , he oxidises in his free state. I have done in fast solidification of 1971 and well agree an accident when a Schechtman paper of and to has exited the. I have fulfilled with Harm shortly after and spoken his findings and a generality of his observations. There is to good sure has not gone so only the jobbing microscopist, like annex in a text, although John Cahn was a heavyweight thinker in NIST. Bob Merabian was an executive of boss at the same time and has directed the width that diverse the investigation has programmed on all the appearances of any-of structures partorisca balance before it leaves partorisca California. Has an impression that an author is deliberately belittling the contributo of Harm like the swipe lateralmente to his prize of a Nobel estimativas in his own. I have been also surprised when Dan has been done a awardee but at the same time person in a world in this field had listened of a present author. Had numerous international conferences in this @@@subject and the DARPA program that headed to one opening on a lot of appearances of nanotechnology. I have known the majority of some main players at the same time are the period of intense activity that an author does not comment on. There is to good sure an adventure partorisca look for the natural form of icosohedral the material is amused and the good bed.
5 / 5 Jacob
Like the (take) crystallographer, well can agree an emotion (and in some chances a disbelief) that follows some first reports of synthetic crystals with symmetry of 5 folds, which was considered previously impossible. Reason my main interest is chemical , more than physicist or mathematician, I never really comprised a structure of these “quasicrystals”. An author of this book, the one who is the physicist and mathematician, resupplied a prime minister that convinces qualitative description that has read.
A first third of a book has described some initial studios and development later of a subject for two independent groups, one of them headed by an author, neither that it have it @@give an existence of another in fact a lot of years. An author is natural investigation quasicrystals in the collections minérales tries to frustrate and an evidence fragmentary, as it decides to travel to a wilderness of Kamchatka (where an only known fragment of the naturalidad quasicrystal probably had been found) partorisca look for samples further. A part of the entity of a book has described this adventure. Astonishingly, A needle in a haystack is found in fact.
A book is like this highly instructive and entertaining. Of course, like another reviewers has signalled was, there are some defects. In the first place, an author is clearly any chemist, and a chemical character of some compounds are described inaccurately (so that I felizmente pension of mark – I follows any physics!). Secondly, A history of adventure is perhaps bit it too long. Thirdly, Can have some lack of balance in a acknowledgement other groups' contributi to a field – I prefers any partorisca take involved in east argues! But this in spite of this book represents the highly recommended read in a “category of popular” science.
4 / 5 Bruce
Ossia The popular science reservation really good . Early on it mentions Richard Feynman, and thinks that is channelling lucido. It leaves scientific history, part jolly history of good adventure - ossia really very written and the a lot of enjoyable read.
5 / 5 Cherryl
Are the master that study in the group of investigation of the crystallography and has taken this like the present. I am not sure state would like reason usually does not like reading roughly stuff related to of my work. Result partorisca be the novel adds with the fascinating storyline, and so only a right quantity of scientific content.

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Rating: 4 out of 5 with 4 ratings
5 / 5 Galina
You begin it so only but this book is recommended for the numerous sources would trust and gives each indication partorisca be more than worthy of his varied admirers,especially in of the terms of the his blending academic disciplines to the 'abonos read'
4 / 5 Ruthie
I has been wanted with east reserve which was the deliciously idiosyncatic history of jewels around a world!
4 / 5 Arianne
Has been looking for the book like this never has read of the book roughly the opal and the diamond finds when it was the boy .

This reserves ameno live a magic and sometimes terrible history of prospecting for lovely property. They are of then spent like this long that tries to find the book like this, calm would expect it to be the disappointment but this is not . Full of episodes and history and accidents in of the travesĂ­as to mysterious and far flung places, is products gasps of marvel. Fantastic!
5 / 5 Lesli
An author concentrates in a 'human' appearance of some diverse gemstones etc investigations, and gives to interest and unusual ideas to, for example, some lives of miners that visit. Unfortunately, this in spite of, a tendency to personify all can be misplaced, and downright annoying. We are to say long that pearl the oysters are all shouting in agony, which looks unlikely when a recollects that intrusive of the coating with nacre is an evolutionary development: and, oddly, has had no the alike worry in flies has captured in amber, neither a shellfish that some cores of cultured pearls is done. And regarding a commentary that iĂłnes ( ossia electrons ?) It feels the sense of relief in finding attracted by means of an electrolyte ... Oh, Please. Ossia Supposition to be physical basic, any romantic fiction.

In spite of one on reservations, there is enjoyed this book: no, this in spite of, like the serious volume in gemmology, but the traveller memoir. I imagine it it televise fantastically.

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5 / 5 Rocio
Very useful so that they want to know more roughly gemstone. Using so much part of mine in student partorisca the course. A lot the full help

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Rating: 4 out of 5 with 4 ratings
5 / 5 Tynisha
Ossia The runnaway history of the adventure said of a point of view of a man and in the a lot of note is exciting but has found his ego centric way a bit irratating . There are sure commentaries that the incongruences of show likes him a bit the materials in question is said partorisca be a league when in fact a formula is that of a intermetallic compound. Aluminides Like this is a base partorisca a lot of applications and is still a component in turbines that leaves partorisca fly. A lot it is done that an aluminium would be elementary form but in a aluminide like the compound is not . In the compound is not partorisca release the oxidise aluminium this like this pure. Like this a stoichiometry of a compound gives some atomic percentages of some elements involved but a text does not clear this and any reader without metallurgical knowledge will assume these are some percentages of weights . There is a horrible commentary that aluminium 'rust'- he no , he oxidises in his free state. I have done in fast solidification of 1971 and well agree an accident when a Schechtman paper of and to has exited the. I have fulfilled with Harm shortly after and spoken his findings and a generality of his observations. There is to good sure has not gone so only the jobbing microscopist, like annex in a text, although John Cahn was a heavyweight thinker in NIST. Bob Merabian was an executive of boss at the same time and has directed the width that diverse the investigation has programmed on all the appearances of any-of structures partorisca balance before it leaves partorisca California. Has an impression that an author is deliberately belittling the contributo of Harm like the swipe lateralmente to his prize of a Nobel estimativas in his own. I have been also surprised when Dan has been done a awardee but at the same time person in a world in this field had listened of a present author. Had numerous international conferences in this @@@subject and the DARPA program that headed to one opening on a lot of appearances of nanotechnology. I have known the majority of some main players at the same time are the period of intense activity that an author does not comment on. There is to good sure an adventure partorisca look for the natural form of icosohedral the material is amused and the good bed.
5 / 5 Danelle
Like the (take) crystallographer, well can agree an emotion (and in some chances a disbelief) that follows some first reports of synthetic crystals with symmetry of 5 folds, which was considered previously impossible. Reason my main interest is chemical , more than physicist or mathematician, I never really comprised a structure of these “quasicrystals”. An author of this book, the one who is the physicist and mathematician, resupplied a prime minister that convinces qualitative description that has read.
A first third of a book has described some initial studios and development later of a subject for two independent groups, one of them headed by an author, neither that it have it @@give an existence of another in fact a lot of years. An author is natural investigation quasicrystals in the collections minérales tries to frustrate and an evidence fragmentary, as it decides to travel to a wilderness of Kamchatka (where an only known fragment of the naturalidad quasicrystal probably had been found) partorisca look for samples further. A part of the entity of a book has described this adventure. Astonishingly, A needle in a haystack is found in fact.
A book is like this highly instructive and entertaining. Of course, like another reviewers has signalled was, there are some defects. In the first place, an author is clearly any chemist, and a chemical character of some compounds are described inaccurately (so that I felizmente pension of mark – I follows any physics!). Secondly, A history of adventure is perhaps bit it too long. Thirdly, Can have some lack of balance in a acknowledgement other groups' contributi to a field – I prefers any partorisca take involved in east argues! But this in spite of this book represents the highly recommended read in a “category of popular” science.
4 / 5 Simon
Ossia The popular science reservation really good . Early on it mentions Richard Feynman, and thinks that is channelling lucido. It leaves scientific history, part jolly history of good adventure - ossia really very written and the a lot of enjoyable read.
5 / 5 Shanna
Are the master that study in the group of investigation of the crystallography and has taken this like the present. I am not sure state would like reason usually does not like reading roughly stuff related to of my work. Result partorisca be the novel adds with the fascinating storyline, and so only a right quantity of scientific content.

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Rating: 4 out of 5 with 2 ratings
5 / 5 Maye
A sincere reference & reservation very comprehensible
4 / 5 Yen
Fascinating the pound yes wants gemstones or is interested in them.