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Author Bishop, A. C. (Arthur Clive)

Title Philip's minerals, rocks & fossils [electronic resource] / A.C. Bishop, A.R. Woolley, W.R. Hamilton. [electronic resource]

Imprint London [Eng.] : G. Philip, in association with the Natural History Museum, 1999 (Boston, Mass. : Credo Reference, 2012.)


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Credo Reference E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Edition 2nd ed.
Description 1 online resource (746 entries) : 1174 images, digital files.
Note Rev. ed. of: The Hamlyn guide to minerals, rocks, and fossils / W.R. Hamilton, A.R. Woolley, A.C. Bishop. c1974.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Minerals. Introduction; Native elements; Sulphides and arsenides; Oxides and hydroxides; Halides; Carbonates; Nitrates and borates; Sulphates and chromates; Tungstates and molybdates; Phosphates, arsenates and vanadates; Silicates -- Rocks. Introduction; Igneous rocks; Metamorphic rocks; Sedimentary rocks; Meteorites and tektites -- Fossils. Introduction; Sponges; Corals; Molluscs; Arthropods; Brachiopods; Bryozoans; Echinoderms; Graptolites; Vertebrates; Fossil land plants; Geological timescale.
Access Access restricted to authorized users and institutions.
Summary An authoritative and practical identification guide to minerals, rocks and fossils of the world. Published in association with The Natural History Museum, this is an invaluable handbook for amateur collectors and specialists alike.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Note Description based on title page of print version.
Subject Mineralogy -- Pictorial works.
Rocks -- Pictorial works.
Fossils -- Pictorial works.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Woolley, Alan Robert.
Hamilton, William Roger.
Hamilton, William Roger. Hamlyn guide to minerals, rocks, and fossils.
Natural History Museum (London, England)
Credo Reference (Firm)
Added Title Philip's minerals, rocks, and fossils.
Minerals, rocks & fossils.
Other Form: Print version: 0540074292 9780540074297 (DLC) 00302907 336 p. : ill. (some col.)
ISBN 9781849721677 (online)
9780540074297 (print)
0540074292 (print)

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