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Rocks & Minerals eBooks

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  • The Crystal Bible, Volume 3

    Godsfield Bibles

    by Judy Hall ...
    Featured in Kindred Spiritmagazine, this third volumeof the best-selling Crystal Bible books presents more than 250 new generation, high-vibration stones for healing and transformation.Included are many new and rare minerals whose esoteric properties are not described elsewhere.This essential guide also includes a section on crystal skulls, crystal beings, Madagas... ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Symphony in C: Carbon and the Evolution of (Almost) Everything

    by Robert Hazen ...
    An enchanting biography of the most resonant – and most necessary – chemical element on Earth.Carbon. It is the building block of every cell that makes up every living thing. It is the essential component of the food we eat, the fuel we burn, the wood we use and the air we breathe. It is worth billions as a luxury and half a trillion as a necessity, but there are still mysteries to be solved about ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Underland

    A Deep Time Journey

    Follow Robert Macfarlane to the furthest corners of the globe....A SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERWINNER OF THE WAINWRIGHT PRIZE 2019WINNER OF THE STANFORD DOLMAN TRAVEL BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD 2020'You'd be crazy not to read this book' The Sunday TimesA Guardian Best Book of the 21st CenturyIn Underland, Robert Macfarlane takes us on... ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Orb Stones and Geoglyphs: A Writer's Journey

    “Highly recommended for a wide audience.” Donovan's Literary Services - Midwest Book Review“Highly engaging little read.” J. Aislynn d Merricksson - Readers' Favorite“More an adventure tale” Big Al - Books and PalsA soulful mix of writing, geology, rock and roll, and lost ancient nations from the author of the award winning historical novel, Storykeeper. The thought-provoking acco... ... Read more

    $2.92 AUD

  • Rocks and Minerals of The World

    Geology for Kids - Minerology and Sedimentology

    series Children's Rocks & Minerals Books
    Those stones you see might be an important mineral that the Earth creates. This book will open your child’s minds to the importance of the rocks and minerals you can dig up. It is a very informative book that is complete with images and just the right amount of texts too. Go ahead and get a copy of this book today! ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • Australian Landforms

    Understanding a Low, Flat, Arid and Old Landscape

    Ayers Rock Uluru the largest monolith in the world, how did it get there? This book explains the wonders of the Australian landscape in the context of geology, geography, botany, zoology, ecology, environmental studies and agricultural science. Illustrated with 359 colour photos, 20 black and white photos, and 170 maps and diagrams. The authors teach and research in the School of Earth and ... Read more

    $40.99 AUD

  • Secrets of Fertile Soils

    Humus As the Guardian of the Fundamentals of Natural Life

    by Erhard Hennig ...
    This stimulating book provides a highly practical window into the complex, interdependent relationships between soil, plants, animals, and human beings, including special insight into the fascinating life cycle of healthy soils and the imminent dangers we face should their existence become threatened. Poor agricultural practices are draining our soils of nutrients and microorganisms. Depletion of ... Read more

    $14.66 AUD

  • Understanding Gemstones

    by V.T. ...
    Want to understand more about gemstones, what do they mean, which one can bring you luck, and even set up your gemstones business? This ebook compiles tons of tips from REAL gemstones business owners who enjoy studying these previous stones. They share the knowledge, how they set up their businesses, where to buy cheap and how to sell online for a profit. If you like these stones, and make a ... Read more

    $5.85 AUD

  • The Art of Gem Cutting - Including Cabochons, Faceting, Spheres, Tumbling and Special Techniques

    by H. C. Dake ...
    This antiquarian book contains a detailed and practical guide to gem cutting as a hobby, with information on cabochons, faceting, spheres, tumbling, special techniques, and more. An exhaustive manual with complete instructions for tool use and all the elementary information a prospective lapidary might need to know, this book constitutes a must-read for anyone looking to begin a hobby in gem ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Getting Gold: A Practical Treatise for Prospectors, Miners, and Students

    This edition features a linked Table of ContentsFrom the Preface...The gold-mining industry has grown considerably since 1891, and it appeared to the writer that the present would be a propitious time to bring out a similar work, but with a considerably enlarged scope. What has been aimed at is to make "Getting Gold" a compendium, in specially concrete form, of useful information respecting the ... Read more

    $5.41 AUD

  • Dirt: The Ecstatic Skin of the Earth

    "A gleeful, poetic book…Like the best natural histories, Dirt is a kind of prayer." —Los Angeles Times Book Review"You are about to read a lot about dirt, which no one knows very much about." So begins the cult classic that brings mystery and magic to "that stuff that won't come off your collar."John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, Saint Phocas, Darwin, and Virgil parade through this thought-provoking ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Diamonds, Gems, Pearls and Corals: Legend, Myth and Mystique. Illustrated

    A mid nineteenth century look at diamonds and other precious stones: Diamonds, Gems, Corals and Pearls. This short piece includes a brief history of some famous stones and a brief description of mining, diving and cutting of gems corals and pearls. ... Read more

    $4.39 AUD

  • The Story Behind the Scenery

    Adelaide to Parachilna

    Book 1 - Tracks That Rock: Roadside Series
    Drive through the South Australian outback – and journey back in time.South Australia is one of the most ancient landscapes in the world, but there has never been a handbook-sized guide to its geology – until now.The Story Behind the Scenery is written for tourists, campers, cyclists, hikers, and grey nomads. In it, two expert geologists guide you through the heart of Australia’s fascinating ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Barren Lands

    An Epic Search for Diamonds in the North America Arctic

    by Kevin Krajick ...
    First published in 2001, Barren Lands is the classic true story of the men who sought—and found—a great diamond mine on the last frontier of the far north. From a bloody 18th-century trek across the Canadian tundra to the daunting natural forces facing protagonists Chuck Fipke and Stewart Blusson as they struggle against the mighty DeBeers cartel, this is the definitive account of one of the world ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Footprints

    by David Farrier ...
    A profound meditation on climate change and the Anthropocene and an urgent search for the fossils—industrial, chemical, geological—that humans are leaving behindA Times Book of the Year • A Daily Telegraph Book of the YearWhat will the world look like ten thousand or ten million years from now?In Footprints, David Farrier explores what traces we will leave for the very deep future. From long-lived ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Treasure Island A Fossicker's Guide to Australia

    Geology is everywhere, never dull and always scenic -you just need a sense of adventure and wonder.Treasure Island - A fossicker's guide to Australia is a treasure trove foranyone keen to learn more about geology, minerals, gems and fossils. Throughinspirational commentary, marvellously illustrated maps and photography, itexplores over eight different areas across Australia including over 50 ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Tissue Salts for Healthy Living

    Tissue Salts are a group of 12 minerals that should be present in our bodies to ensure good health and well-being. These salts are found naturally in the earth’s rocks and soil, and are present in food grown organically in mineral-rich soils. This fascinating book explains how the 12 tissue salts (each presented in its own chapter) can be used to supplement our diet, not only to promote good ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • The Rare Metals War

    the dark side of clean energy and digital technologies

    Translated by Bianca Jacobsohn ...
    The resources race is on. Powering our digital lives and green technologies are some of the Earth’s most precious metals — but they are running out. And what will happen when they do?The green-tech revolution has been lauded as the silver bullet to a new world. One that is at last free of oil, pollution, shortages, and cross-border tensions. Drawing on six years of research across a dozen ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

  • Rocks and Minerals

    For experts and armchair enthusiasts alike, Rocks and Minerals: A Photographic Field Guide will appeal to anyone interested in uncovering the mysteries of this subject.A general introduction is followed by an introduction to rocks covering the three groups: igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary, plus their formation and occurrence, main characteristics and economic uses. A number of examples from ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Rocks Of The World

    Rocks and Minerals Book For Kids

    Kids find that their imagination starts to grow when they learn about new things and rocks and minerals are a natural aspect of the outdoors but kids tend to not take time to really look closely at each one. Learning about the big and little details of both helps kids imagine where rocks have been, how they got to where they were found and what caused minerals to form and take shape; all of these ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Notes from Deep Time

    A Journey Through Our Past and Future Worlds

    by Helen Gordon ...
    'Astounding ... To call this a "history" does not do justice to Helen Gordon's ambition'Simon Ings, Daily Telegraph'Awe-inspiring ... She has imbued geological tales with a beauty and humanity'Shaoni Bhattacharya-Woodward, Mail on SundayThe story of the Earth is written into our landscape: it's there in the curves of hills, the colours of stone, surprising eruptions of vegetation. Wanting a fresh ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • The Ultimate Guide to Sea Glass

    Finding, Collecting, Identifying, and Using the Ocean?s Most Beautiful Stones

    As the owner of one of the world's most elaborate sea glass collections, Mary Beth Beuke gets to talk about these prized ocean gems on a daily basis. Unfortunately, with each passing day, sea glass becomes more and more difficult to find, making the hunt more of a challenge to the seeker-especially one with limited experience in sea glass hunting.There are several reasons why the hunt is so ... Read more

    $27.99 AUD $1.99 AUD

  • Jurassic Mary

    Mary Anning and the Primeval Monsters

    Spinster Mary Anning, uneducated and poor, was of the wrong sex, wrong class and wrong religion, but fate decreed that she was exactly the right person in the right place and time to pioneer the emerging science of palaeontology, the study of fossils. Born in Lyme Regis in 1799, Mary learned to collect fossils with her cabinet-maker father. The unstable cliffs and stealthy sea made the task ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Practical Gemmology - A Study of the Identification of Gem-Stones, Pearls and Ornamental Minerals

    This vintage book contains an interesting and practical study of the identification of gemstones, pearls, and ornamental minerals. A comprehensive and profusely-illustrated handbook for both novice and experienced practitioners, this volume is not to be missed by anyone with a keen interest in the subject. The chapters of this book include: “Crystallography”, “Physical Properties”, “Specific ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus