Rocks & Minerals

Ranked #1 in Geotechnical Engineering, Ranked #9 in Geologysee more rankings.

Created in association with Smithsonian Institution, this authoritative guide features more than 500 rocks and minerals. Packed with photographs and details on characteristics, distinguishing features, and more, Smithsonian Handbooks: Rocks and Minerals makes identification easy.

Designed for beginning and experienced collectors alike, this guide explains what rocks and minerals are, how they are classified, and how to start a collection. Look up different rocks and minerals, and find clear, annotated photography to pick out the key distinguishing features. Learn the...

Rankings by Category

Rocks & Minerals is ranked in the following categories:

Similar Books

If you like Rocks & Minerals, check out these similar top-rated books:

Learn: What makes Shortform summaries the best in the world?