They were created by the most powerful forces on Earth. Find out all about them with this unique combination of book and website.
e.explore Rock and Mineral gives you eveything you need for school projects and homework, on and offline.
• Go to the live and updated website specially created by DK and Google at www.rockandmineral.dke-explore.com
• Type the keywords from the book for unique links
• Find incredible information online and fantastic images to download
e.explore Rock and Mineral features secure, age-appropriate, and actively monitored links for safe browsing.
Another excellent volume in the e.explore series, Rock and Mineral covers a huge range of facets regarding crystaline structures, natural, and the processed forms they take when humanity turns them to ornamental or industrial useage. Covering the whole gamut of the crystaline lifespan, from liquid beginnings to cut, polished and mounted end, their forms, their properties and behaviours, habitats and homes, it's all in here.
Having dabbled in minerology as a youth, and thus being far from a die-hard rockhound, I still fell confident in saying that this book not only could, but would, give anyone a mental tune up regarding the wonders to be discovered on and inside the big ball under our feet.
A stunning and comprehensive reference volume that should be considered a truely current and validated resource. Throw in the dedicated Google-driven website, it ensures up-to-the-minute knowledge is readily available.
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Suitable for young children, but will also be enjoyed by 'big kids' - and yes, we're all one of those!
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