Rocks and Minerals of the United States Quick Guide by Dan R. Lynch and Bob Lynch
Common Rocks and Minerals: Organized by rocks/minerals, then by appearance, for quick and easy idenitifcation.
Simple and convenient- narrow your choices by group, and view just a few photos at a time.
- Pocket-sized format- easier than laminated foldouts
- Professional photos showing key traits
- Tips for identifying rocks and minerals
- ‘How are they different?” notes that contrast similar specimens
This guide covers 56 of the most common rocks and minerals in the United States and will teach you simple guidelines for identifying them, as well as how to tell similar materials apart from each other. Also included are 4 materials that are very commonly misidentified and frequently fool beginners due to their rarity or other unique traits.