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Rocks and minerals of Kentucky

Anderson, Warren H. geologist.

Rocks and minerals of Kentucky

by Anderson, Warren H. geologist.

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Published by Kentucky Geological Survey, University of Kentucky in Lexington, Ky .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kentucky.
    • Subjects:
    • Rocks -- Kentucky.,
    • Minerals -- Kentucky.,
    • Geology -- Kentucky.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 62-65).

      StatementWarren H. Anderson.
      SeriesSpecial publication,, 20, ser. XI, Special publication (Kentucky Geological Survey) ;, ser. XI, 20.
      ContributionsKentucky Geological Survey.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE115 .K4 no. 20
      The Physical Object
      Pagination82 p. :
      Number of Pages82
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL936801M
      LC Control Number95620509
      OCLC/WorldCa32651852

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      Kentucky Geode Lamp $ Quantity Available 1 each: Geodes are spherical or oblong rocks filled or partially filled with minerals. When a geode is broken the minerals inside are revealed. Most geodes are completely filled with minerals, most often quartz. The quartz can be massive, crystalline, or layered, which is a variety. Download Minerals and Rocks book by J. Richard Wilson. Books, Download, Mineralogy PM. A + A-Print Email. Very simple and educational. Students and even non-geologists who love Science will enjoy this book. This book is intended for first year students of geology. The physical properties of minerals are described after a brief introduction.


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