Pebble Spotter's Guide

«<p>"A beautifully illustrated and very interesting little guide." - Tristan Gooley</p>»

Hidden in plain sight along every shoreline is the beauty of a smooth pebble. These amazing consequences of wind, sea and time all tell stories of our landscapes. In this spirited guide to pebbles, richly illustrated throughout, passionate geologist and pebble spotter Clive J. Les mer
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Hidden in plain sight along every shoreline is the beauty of a smooth pebble. These amazing consequences of wind, sea and time all tell stories of our landscapes. In this spirited guide to pebbles, richly illustrated throughout, passionate geologist and pebble spotter Clive J. Mitchell gives practical advice on how to identify 40 pebbles and where to find them, making a trip to the beach or riverbank all the more interesting. From the humble flint, to feldspar veins, spotted slates, serpentinite, granite ovoids and the holy grail of pebble hunting, the rare rhomb porphyry (with distinctive diamond-shaped crystals nestled in dark-brown rock). The book includes a space to ruminate on your own findings, taking note of the treasures that you pick up along the way.



The Pebble Spotter's Guide is the perfect introduction to everything you didn't know there was to know about the mindful pleasure of pebble spotting. Simply sit on a beach or next to a stream for 10 minutes and find amazing treasures at your feet; there is much to find.

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Clive Mitchell is the classic British geologist with check shirt and beard, a beer drinker and passionate about rocks. Born in Bristol, he grew up in the village of Congresbury on the northern edge of the Mendips in North Somerset. Family holidays in Cornwall and Devon were spent collecting pebbles on the beach, his first introduction to geology. Scroll forward fifty years, Clive lives with his family in Nottingham and is an industrial minerals geologist at the British Geological Survey. He has been lucky enough to travel all over the planet especially Africa and the Middle East working on mineral resources. Clive is an enthusiastic geoscience communicator and can often be found online, especially on twitter, helping to identify rocks for keen amateur geologists.