Show simple item record Wayne, William J. 2006-08-08T17:13:57Z 2006-08-08T17:13:57Z 1958
dc.identifier.citation Wayne, William J., 1958, Let's Look at Some Rocks. Indiana Geological Survey Circular 5, 36 p. en
dc.description Indiana Geological Survey Circular 5 en
dc.description.abstract Rocks are made up of a mixture of minerals. Therefore you need to know what minerals and how much of each mineral are in a rock before you can give that rock a name. This has been an obstacle for the student of nature and natural science who just wants to give a rock he has collected a fairly accurate name without having first to study mineralogy. Simple ways of identifying common species of birds, trees, flowers, and many other living creatures have long been available, but most geologists have not provided similar guides for identifying rocks. To help fill this need I have prepared this brief handbook as an aid in identifying most of the common rocks of Indiana. It does not mention the rarer Indiana rock types. My purpose is to help the beginning student of rocks take his first steps into the subject with a little more confidence. I hope the satisfaction that he may get from being able to identify most rocks he is likely to find in Indiana may awaken in the student of natural history an interest in more serious study of rocks, minerals, and fossils. en
dc.description.sponsorship Indiana Department of Conservation en
dc.format.extent 3107909 bytes
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.publisher Indiana Geological Survey en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Circular en
dc.relation.ispartofseries 5 en
dc.rights This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.5 License. To view a copy of this license, visit or send a letter to Creative Commons, 543 Howard Street, 5th Floor, San Francisco, California, 94105, USA. en
dc.subject Rocks en
dc.subject Rock Collecting en
dc.subject Petrology en
dc.subject Indiana en
dc.title Let's Look at Some Rocks en
dc.type Technical Report en

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