Rocks and Minerals

Rocks and Minerals

Streaming Video - 2006
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Knowledge of the physics and chemistry of the planet's "bones" is essential to a complete understanding of Earth science. Ranging from the Mohs scale and specific gravity to silicates, carbonates, and halides, this video delves deeply into the composition, properties, and classification of rocks and minerals. An element of forensic-type analysis is also brought into play, since any stony formation represents a portion of the planet's history and local conditions.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2006], c2006.
Branch Call Number: E-VIDEO
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (23 min.) : sd., col., digital file + instructional materials (online)


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