Peterson First Guide to Rocks and Minerals

By: Frederick H. PoughEdited by Roger Tory Peterson


Peterson First Guides are the first books the beginning naturalist needs. Condensed versions of the famous Peterson Field Guides, the First Guides focus on the animals, plants, and other natural things you are most likely to see. They make it fun to get into the field and easy to progress to the full-fledged Peterson Guides.

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Product Description

Written and designed for the beginner, this book describes and illustrates the most common and interesting rocks and minerals, from simple sandstone to exotic gems. Illustrated with dozens of beautiful color photographs, it tells how these rocks and minerals formed and how to identify them – and includes tips on collecting

Other Titles in Series:

Peterson First Guide to Birds of North America
Peterson First Guide to Insects of North America
Peterson First Guide to Trees of North America
Peterson First Guide to Wildflowers

Additional Information

Weight.13 kg
Dimensions7.3 × 3.8 × .3 in



Frederick H. Pough

Edited by Roger Tory Peterson


Houghton Mifflin




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