A Guide To Common Rocks
The ‘Guide to Common Rocks’ is designed for use in the field, classroom and laboratory, this 12-page chart features clear colour photographs of 71 common rocks. Information on the formation and characteristics of igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks is included. Clear colour illustrations and text by experts in the subject make these valuable resources for all age groups.
The 'Guide to Common Rocks' is another excellent laminated fold-out chart produced by the Field Studies council, it will help with the identification of rocks whilst you are out in the field. It includes high quality photos of 71 specimens, explains a little bit about them such as their such as their grain size, how they form and minerals which compose them, while on the opposite side, more information can be viewed, including information on the various rock groups, chemistry, properties, field tests and more. A great guide, so compact, yet full of so much information, when folded it is only 24 x 17 cm in size, yet measures 100 cm in length when completely unfolded. An ideal aid for students, amateurs and professionals when information is needed quickly when working in the field.