Mineral Identification Made Easy – the Book



Minerals can be difficult to identify. In addition, many people cannot tell the difference between a rock and a mineral. Minerals come in all kinds of shapes, sizes, and colors. Even recognizing the same mineral that has a different color can be a challenge. Mineral Identification Made Easy includes a basic introduction to, and instruction in, minerals. Focusing on some simple principles of identification should help you to sort out some of the conundrums, and make mineral collecting more enjoyable, especially for the lay person. And of course, the Biblical perspective you have come to expect! This study is designed for middle school through high school.

Please note: We do not put a time frame on this study. If you intend it for high school credit, please consult your state requirements.

Lessons include:

  • What is a Mineral
  • What are Minerals Made of
  • The Rock-forming Minerals
  • What the Minerals Look Like in the Rocks
  • The Mineral Families 
  • The Feldspar Family of Minerals
  • Identifying Minerals
  • Building Your Mineral Collection
  • Working with Fluorescent Minerals
  • Gemstones 
  • Final Review

Full color, 84 pages, 88 illustrations and photos.

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Printed in the USA.

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