A comprehensive, illustrated identification guide for beginners and serious collectors alike, featuring special colour photography
of specimens held at the Natural History Museum, London. Rocks are minerals are naturally occurring compounds formed by intense
geological processes in the Earth's crust such as volcanic eruptions. With striking colour photography of rocks and minerals
from around the globe, this detailed and easy-to-use guide is designed to help readers identify specimens and begin collecting.
Fully fact checked by the Department of Mineralogy at the Natural History Museum, London, this guide will give you geological
knowledge at your fingertips.