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Educational Series 2. Guide to Mineral Collecting in Minnesota_Revision2
Rapp, G.R. Jr; Wallace, D.T. (Minnesota Geological Survey, 1979)
 

Title 
Educational Series 2. Guide to Mineral Collecting in Minnesota_Revision2

Issue Date
1979

Publisher
Minnesota Geological Survey

Type
Report

Abstract
Mineral collecting appeals to more than six million Americans. Rocks and minerals provide many clues to what we know about nature. Our knowledge of the age of the earth, the nature of prehistoric life, and the record of the great ice ages comes from what we can determine from the study of rock strata. This booklet is about rocks and minerals in Minnesota. It is intended for the general public, particularly for those individuals that are just awakening to or are renewing an earlier interest in rocks. We hope to point the beginner in a direction that will provide an interesting and rewarding hobby. To do this we offer some essential background on rocks and minerals and a detailed guide to many of Minnesota's more attractive rock and mineral specimens.

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Other Identifier(s)
issn: 0544-3083

Series/Report Number
Educational Series
2_Revision2

Series/Report Number
Educational Series
2_Revision2

Description
Illustrations by Ann Cross

Suggested Citation
Rapp, G.R. Jr; Wallace, D.T.. (1979). Educational Series 2. Guide to Mineral Collecting in Minnesota_Revision2. Minnesota Geological Survey. Retrieved from the University of Minnesota Digital Conservancy, http://purl.umn.edu/57249.


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