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Home study guide to rocks, minerals and prospecting

L. J. Ettinger

Home study guide to rocks, minerals and prospecting

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Published by L. J. Ettinger in [Challis, Idaho] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Petrology.,
  • Mineralogy.,
  • Prospecting.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementby L. J. Ettinger.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 136 p. :
    Number of Pages136
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22973404M

    Classroom rock collection (such as our Deluxe Rocks & Minerals Collection or the Washington School Rock Collection) Projector—to show the Rock Cycle chart; EXPLAIN: Show the Rock Cycle chart, using a slide projector or slideshow presentation on the computer. Make sure that every child can see the chart, moving some nearer to the front if need be. [The] Prospecting School on the Web The prospecting school is a free course offered with the purpose of providing an introduction to the study of geology and mineral deposits, as well as practical training in the identification of rocks and minerals. You can access the . SKU: UPC: Weight: LBS Format: Fold Out - Laminated Size: x Pages: 6 Author(s): Frank Miskevich, PhD & Eric Hines Publication. Rocks, Gems and Minerals Gem Guides Book. 2 Rocks, Gems, and mineRals (a Falcon Guide), Romaine. An accessible field guide to 80 of the most common and sought-after rocks, gems and minerals in North America Inquire Now; Types of Rocks Rocks Kids Love Rocks! A rock and mineral website for kids.

    Mining in the engineering discipline is the extraction of minerals from underneath, above or on the ground. Mining engineering is associated with many other disciplines, such as mineral processing, exploration, excavation, geology, and metallurgy, geotechnical engineering and surveying.A mining engineer may manage any phase of mining operations,from exploration and discovery of the mineral.


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