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The Pebble first guide to rocks and minerals

Zachary Pitts

The Pebble first guide to rocks and minerals

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Published by Pebble Books in Mankato, Minn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rocks -- Juvenile literature,
  • Minerals -- Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Zachary Pitts.
    GenreJuvenile literature.
    SeriesPebble Books. Pebble first guides
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQE432.2 .P58 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16414524M
    ISBN 10142961711X
    ISBN 109781429617116
    LC Control Number2008001399
    OCLC/WorldCa190843504


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Lol. But seriously it usually works the other way around - ricks are ground down or eroded and become progressively smaller. Pebbles, as oppressed to GRAVEL, are smoot.