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Published: 01 December 2016

144 Pages | 25 black and white images

6.9 x 4.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198725190

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Rocks: A Very Short Introduction

Jan Zalasiewicz

Very Short Introductions

  • Looks at how rocks are formed, how they evolve, and how we can examine and glean histories from them
  • Covers metamorphic, igneous, and sedimentary rock, as well as minerals
  • Explores how rocks feature in nature and man-made structures, from plant pots to the Earth's crust
  • Part of the bestselling Very Short Introductions series - millions of copies sold worldwide