Rocks and Minerals: The Stuff of the Earth – The Book



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Rocks and Minerals: The Stuff of the Earth

Designed as a semester study.  Grades 9-12. 

A comprehensive study of rocks and minerals, this study will look at the composition of minerals and the rocks they make up.  This study also includes a thorough discussion of the origin of elements, minerals and rocks.  

To complete the study, you will need a specialized set of rocks, minerals, minerals showing crystal habits, and a Mohs Hardness Test Kit. 

You can order the complete kit with the textbook and samples here.

You can also order just the samples here. 

Book includes study of:

  • In the Beginning – The Foundation
  • The Rock-forming Minerals
  • The Origin and Types of the Rocks
  • Plutonic and Volcanic Rocks
  • Sedimentary Rocks and their Origin
  • Metamorphic Rocks and their Origin
  • Rock Formations, Mysteries of the Past
  • The Mineral Families
  • Properties of Minerals
  • Color and Varieties in Minerals
  • Rocks and Minerals of the Bible
  • Fluorescence
  • The Mohs Hardness Scale

It also includes:

  • Quizzes, comprehensive exam
     and answer key
  • 145 page soft cover color textbook

Designed as a semester study.  Grades 9-12. 

Shipping is included.

You can read a portion of the book by clicking the image below. 

All prices are in US dollars.  For international shipping please contact us at or 425-488-6848.

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