Item Number: C05.1

Wayne, W. J., Shaffer, N. R. 2003, Let's look at rocks: collecting and identifying rocks in Indiana: Indiana Geological Survey Circular 05.1, 44 p., 4 pl.

Notes: Revision of 1958 edition.

Let's Look at Rocks provides an excellent introduction to Indiana geology with an emphasis on rock formation, classification, identification, and collection. This easy-to-read booklet includes explanations of the fundamental rock classifications: sedimentary, igneous, and metamorphic, as well as color photos and descriptions of specific rock types. Also included are a geologic time scale, grain-size chart, list of useful reference books, and a glossary of geologic terms.

Let's Look at Rocks is a great started book for novices ranging from pre-teens through adults.

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Keywords: outdoor recreation, teachers, rocks, collecting, general geology

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