Rocks & minerals Wisconsin, Illinois & Iowa : a field guide to the Badger, Prairie & Hawkeye states

Dan R. Lynch

Book - 2015

Full color photos and details for identifying and collecting 96 rocks and minerals found in the three states. Includes information about everything from agates to zircon, fossils to gold, including where to find them, in one handy guide.

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Published
Cambridge, MN : Adventure Publications, Inc [2015]
Language
English
Physical Description
244 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 16 cm
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 234-235) and index.
ISBN
9781591934516
1591934516
Main Author
Dan R. Lynch (author)
Other Authors
Bob Lynch (author)
  • Introduction
  • Important terms and definitions
  • A brief overview of the region's geology
  • Precautions and preparations
  • Dangerous minerals and protected fossils
  • Hardness and streak
  • The Mohs Hardness Scale
  • Quick identification guide
  • Sample page
  • Rocks and minerals found in the region
  • Glossary
  • Regional rock shops and museums
  • Bibliography and recommended reading
  • Index
  • About the authors.
Review by Publisher Summary 1

Focusing on rocks and minerals of Wisconsin, Illinois and Iowa, this field guide features full-color photographs and information to help readers identify their finds.

Review by Publisher Summary 2

Get the perfect guide to rocks and minerals in the Heartland! The book features comprehensive entries for 96 rocks and minerals of Wisconsin, Illinois and Iowa, from common rocks to rare finds. The easy-to-use format means you'll quickly find what you need to know and where to look, while the authors' photographs depict the detail needed for identification - no need to guess from line drawings. With this field guide in hand, identifying and collecting can be fun and informative.

Review by Publisher Summary 3

Focusing on rocks and minerals of Wisconsin, Illinois and Iowa, this field guide features full-color photographs and information to help readers identify their finds.

Review by Publisher Summary 4

Get this must-have guide for Wisconsin, Illinois, and Iowa, featuring full-color photographs and information to help you identify rocks and minerals. Identify and collect rocks and minerals with the perfect guide to the Heartland With this famous field guide by Dan R. Lynch and Bob Lynch, field identification is simple and informative. The book features comprehensive entries for 96 rocks and minerals, from common rocks to rare finds. That means you’re more likely to identify what you’ve found. The authors know rocks and took their own full-color photographs to depict the detail needed for identification—no more guessing from line drawings. The field guide’s easy-to-use format helps you to quickly find what you need to know and where to look. Inside you’ll find: 96 specimens: Only Wisconsin, Illinois, and Iowa rocks and minerals Quick Identification Guide: Identify rocks and minerals by color and common characteristics Range/occurrence maps: See where each specimen is commonly found Professional photos: Crisp, stunning images Rocks & Minerals of Wisconsin, Illinois & Iowa includes beautiful photography, relevant information, and the authors’ expert insights. With this book in hand, identifying and collecting is fun and informative!