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Essentials of Geology

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ISBN-10: 0618070974

ISBN-13: 9780618070978

Edition: 2nd 2000

Authors: Chernicoff

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List price: $92.76
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin College Division
Binding: CD-ROM 
Pages: 390
Size: 8.75" wide x 10.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 2.332
Language: English

Contents Note: Each chapter concludes with a Chapter Summary, Key Terms, Questions for Review, and For Further Thought. I. Forming the Earth 1. A First Look at Planet Earth Highlight 1-1 What Caused the Extinction of the Dinosaurs? The Methods of Science and Geology The Earth in Space Rocks and Geologic Time Plate Tectonics A Preview of Things to Come 2. Minerals The Chemistry of Minerals Identification of Minerals Some Common Rock-Forming Minerals Gemstones Highlight 2-1 Synthetic Gems: Can We Imitate Nature? 3. Igneous Processes and Igneous Rocks What Is Magma? Classification of Igneous Rocks Igneous Rock Formation Intrusive Rock Structures Highlight 3-1 Tabular Plutons Save the…