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An Introduction to Fossils and Minerals, Revised Edition
  • Authored by: Jon Erickson
  • From the Series: Living Earth
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  • ISBN-10: 143810961X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-4381-0961-9
  • Status: In Stock
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  • Imprint: Facts On File
  • Published: 10/01/2000
  • Dewey Number: 560
  • Reading Level: Grades 6-12
  • Pages: 288

Summary

Praise for the previous edition:
"Outstanding, clear diagrams and various charts and maps clarify the material under discussion."—School Library Journal

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

The revised edition features:

  • A systematic treatment of Earth history, rock types, marine fossils, terrestrial fossils, crystals, gems, and precious metals that provides insights into Earth's character
  • The most current data available on such topics as global tectonics and faunal extinctions, including a wealth of information about the demise of dinosaurs
  • New technologies in detecting and preserving rocks and minerals
  • The effects of erosion and climate changes.

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"...clearly written and illustrated..."
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"...numerous illustrations and Erickson's clear, straightforward prose make [it] a wellspring of information..."
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