Collecting Rocks, Gems and Minerals

Paperback - February 2013 - AU $34.99

Colourful and easy-to-use reference guide dedicated to collecting rocks, gems and minerals.

Unlike the dense and highly technical academic tomes that are text-heavy, poorly organised and intimidating, this colourful and easy-to-use reference guide dedicated to collecting rocks, gems and minerals is ideal for readers who want to expand their understanding without getting lost in a labyrinth of science. Beautifully illustrated with 700 colour photographs providing wonderful detail and smartly organised to take the hassle out of identification, readers will enjoy the simplicity of the guide and the enthusiasm and knowledge of author Patti Polk, one of the top agate collectors in the world and a self-proclaimed "rockhound."

Details

Paperback | February 2013 | $ 34.99
ISBN: 9781440232718 | 304 pages | 216 x 145 mm
Publisher: Krause Publications, USA
Colour photographs

Authors

Patti Polk is recognised as one of the top agate collectors in the world. She has been collecting, cutting and polishing rocks for jewellery and display for more than 20 years. She has been published in Rock & Gem magazine and numerous other periodicals, and speaks at rock and mineral club programs.