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Sten, mineral & fossil

  1. Sedimentary Petrology - an Introduction to the Origin of Sedimentary Rocks 3E

    av Maurice E Tucker

    Häftad, Engelska, 2001-05-01, ISBN 9780632057351

    The earlier editions of this book have been used by successive generations of students for more than 20 years, and it is the standard text on the subject in most British universities and many others throughout the world. The study of sediments and...

  2. Dinosaurs

    av David E Fastovsky

    Häftad, Engelska, 2016-11-28, ISBN 9781316501153

    The ideal textbook for non-science majors, this lively and engaging introduction encourages students to ask questions, assess data critically and think like a scientist. Building on the success of the previous editions, Dinosaurs has been reorgani...

  3. Salt

    av Mark Kurlansky

    Häftad, Engelska, 2003-03-01, ISBN 9780099281993

    Homer called it a divine substance. Plato described it as especially dear to the gods. As Mark Kurlansky so brilliantly relates here, salt has shaped civilisation from the beginning, and its story is a glittering, often surprising part of the hist...

  4. Guldgrävarens guide till galaxen : En bok om guldvaskning

    av Gruvfogden

    Häftad, Svenska, 2016-04-07, ISBN 9789174638189

    Guldvaskning är en hobby på framfart. Denna bok riktar sig såväl till nybörjaren som den erfarna guldgrävaren. Här finns det mesta man behöver veta. Var man ska leta, hur man tar till vara på guldet, vilken utrustning som krävs, mm, mm. Fakta, tip...

  5. Sedimentary Geology

    av Donald R Prothero

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2013-12-01, ISBN 9781429231558

    Both authors have created this textbook to show students how sedimentary strata serves geologists as a continuous record of Earth's history. The authors' conversational style, and focus on the important concepts make the book highly accessible to ...

  6. The Book Of Stones, Revised Edition

    av Robert Simmons, Naisha Ahsian

    Häftad, Engelska, 2015-03-10, ISBN 9781583949085
  7. Prehistoric Life: The Definitive Visual History of Life on Earth

    av Dk

    Häftad, Engelska, 2012-07-01, ISBN 9780756699109
  8. Gemstones of the World

    av Walter Schumann

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2013-07-02, ISBN 9781454909538
    (3 röster)

    Newly published in a fifth edition, this definitive guide takes the mystery out of appreciating, buying and selling gemstones. It covers everything from the romance and history of more than 1,800 gemstones to their geographic locations; scientific...

  9. Smithsonian Rock and Gem: The Definitive Guide to Rocks, Minerals, Gems, and Fossils

    av Ronald Bonewitz

    Häftad, Engelska, 2008-02-01, ISBN 9780756633424

    Starting with the Big Bang creation of the universe, Bonewitz (a geologist specializing in crystal chemistry with secondary training in archaeology per his New Age spiritually-oriented Web site) introduces types of rocks, minerals, gemstones, and ...

  10. Principles of Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology

    av Anthony Philpotts

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2009-01-29, ISBN 9780521880060

    This textbook provides a basic understanding of the formative processes of igneous and metamorphic rock through quantitative applications of simple physical and chemical principles. The book encourages a deeper comprehension of the subject by expl...

  11. The Complete Dinosaur, Second Edition

    av Michael K Brett-Surman, Dr Thomas R Holtz Jnr, James O Farlow

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2012-06-27, ISBN 9780253357014
    (2 röster)

    Praise for the first edition:A gift to serious dinosaur enthusiasts" -Science The amount of information in [these] pages is amazing. This book should be on the shelves of dinosaur freaks as well as those who need to know more about the paleob...

  12. Fossil Forensics

    av Dr Jerry Bergman

    Häftad, Engelska, 2017-12-01, ISBN 9781944918101

    There is a difference between fact and speculation. Unfortunately, scientists and science media often fail to make the distinction everywhere they should. This is especially true within paleontology. Paleontologists often develop theories which, w...

  13. The Secrets of Sand

    av Gary Greenberg, Carol Kiely, Kate Clover

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2015-09-21, ISBN 9780760349441
  14. The Big Cats and Their Fossil Relatives

    av Mauricio Anton, Alan Turner

    Häftad, Engelska, 2000-05-01, ISBN 9780231102292

    In this beautifully illustrated natural history that links extinct larger feline species with those still in existence, collaborators Alan Turner and Mauricio Anton weave together the evidence of modern feline behavior with that of the fossil reco...

  15. Rocks &; Minerals

    av Ronald Bonewitz

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2008-02-01, ISBN 9781405328319
    (1 röst)

    Explore the treasures of the Earth with this guide to rocks and minerals, including crystals, gemstones, and fossils - ideal for every rockhound and budding gemmologist.From primeval origins to their astonishing modern-day uses and appeal, this is...

  16. Collecting Fluorescent Minerals

    av Stuart Schneider

    Häftad, Engelska, 2011-01-13, ISBN 9780764336195

    Revised and Expanded 2nd Edition. Seeing fluorescent minerals up close for the first time is an exciting experience. The colors are so pure and the glow is so seemingly unnatural, that it is hard to believe they are natural rocks. Hundreds of glow...

  17. Neanderthals Rediscovered

    av Dimitra Papagianni, Michael A Morse

    Häftad, Engelska, 2015-09-02, ISBN 9780500292044

    For too long the Neanderthals have been seen as dim-witted evolutionary dead-enders who looked and behaved completely differently from us, but in recent years their story has been transformed thanks to new discoveries and advances in scientific te...

  18. Horned Armadillos and Rafting Monkeys

    av Darin A Croft, Velizar Simeonovski

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2016-08-29, ISBN 9780253020840

    South America is home to some of the most distinctive mammals on Earth-giant armadillos, tiny anteaters, the world's largest rodent, and its smallest deer. But the continent once supported a variety of other equally intriguing mammals that have no...

  19. The Ultimate Guide to Sea Glass: Beach Comber's Edition

    av Mary Beth Beuke

    Häftad, Engelska, 2016-05-03, ISBN 9781634509374

    As the owner of one of the world's most elaborate sea glass collections, Mary Beth Beuke gets to talk about these prized ocean gems on a daily basis. Unfortunately, with each passing day, sea glass becomes more and more difficult to find, making t...

  20. Leta bärnsten

    av Annika Skoog, Anders Linhé

    Inbunden, Svenska, 2015-08-01, ISBN 9789163787386

    Boken är en kärleksförklaring till Falsterbonäsets stränder och till bärnstenen som fascinerar såväl bofasta som turister. Sedan urminnes tider har människor promenerat längs vattenbrynet i jakt på de guldglänsande stenarna. Det fina med bärnstens...

  21. Sabertooth

    av Mauricio Anton

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2013-11-01, ISBN 9780253010421

    With their spectacularly enlarged canines, sabertooth cats are among the most popular of prehistoric animals, yet it is surprising how little information about them is available for the curious layperson. What's more, there were other sabertooths ...

  22. Rocks and Minerals

    av Chris Pellant

    Häftad, Engelska, 2010-08-30, ISBN 9781405359887

    A new edition of the clearest, most authoritative guide to rocks and minerals 600 incredible photos, precise annotations and detailed descriptions - from the distinguishing features of rocks to which crystal system a mineral belongs to - will help...

  23. Smithsonian Handbooks: Rocks and Minerals

    av Chris Pellant

    Häftad, Engelska, 2002-07-01, ISBN 9780789491060
    (1 röst)

    A geology expert explains how to tell rocks from minerals and then shares secrets of spotting sulfides, chromates, igneous and metamorphic rocks, and more.

  24. Gem: The Definitive Visual Guide

    av Dk

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2016-10-01, ISBN 9781465453563
  25. The Trilobite Book

    av Riccardo Levi-Setti

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2014-05-21, ISBN 9780226124414

    Distant relatives of modern lobsters, horseshoe crabs, and spiders, trilobites swam the planet's prehistoric seas for 300 million years, from the Lower Cambrian to the end of the Permian eras-and they did so very capably. Trilobite fossils have be...

  26. Dinosaurs: How They Lived and Evolved

    av Darren Naish, Paul Barrett

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2016-10-01, ISBN 9781588345820
  27. Glitter &; Greed

    av Janine Farrell-Robert

    Häftad, Engelska, 2007-04-01, ISBN 9781932857603

    Rare, romantic, and forever: The diamond industry depends on these myths to reap billions of dollars of profit. This sensational investigation explodes such fallacies and reveals how multimillion dollar advertising campaigns create the impression ...

  28. Sellout

    av Victoria Bruce

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2017-06-06, ISBN 9781632862587

    The story of one citizen's fight to preserve a US stake in the future of clean energy and the elements essential to high tech industries and national defense. American technological prowess used to be unrivaled. But because of globalization, and w...

  29. DNA of the Gods

    av Chris H Hardy

    Häftad, Engelska, 2014-03-21, ISBN 9781591431855

    Further developing the revolutionary work of Zecharia Sitchin, Chris Hardy shows that the "gods" of ancient myth, visitors from the planet Nibiru, created us using their own "divine" DNA--first through DNA extraction from their...

  30. Rockhounding Utah

    av William A Kappele, Gary Warren

    Häftad, Engelska, 2014-02-01, ISBN 9780762782161

    This completely updated and revised, full-color edition of Rockhounding Utah reveals the grandeur of the state's exposed formations, its canyon walls etched with fossils, and the spires and arches of the Needles District in Canyonlands National Pa...