Minerals and rocks in colour.

Cover of: Minerals and rocks in colour. | J. F. Kirkaldy

Published by Blandford Press in Poole .

Written in English

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Edition Notes

Adapted from: Stenar i färg / by Per H. Lundegårdh. Stockholm : Almqvist and Wiksell,1960.

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Open LibraryOL22319255M
ISBN 100713707836

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Contains pages, a glossary, identification guides and index. Rocks are composed of minerals, but minerals are not said to be composed of rocks. The Main rocks on the earth contain minerals such as magnetite, feldspar, quartz, mica, epidote etc.

Minerals have a commercial value which is of very immense, whereas the rocks are mined in order to extract these minerals. Igneous rocks such as granite or lava are tough, frozen melts with little texture or like these contain mostly black, white and/or gray minerals.

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It is associated with many valuable ore deposits as well. Amethyst is a variety of quartz and owes its purple color to the presence of iron. It is composed of silicone dioxide SiO Rose Quartz is a variety of quartz and owes its pink color to the.

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