Rock and Mineral Field Guides

  • Dixon, Dougal, 1992, The Practical Geologist: The Introductory Guide to the Basics of Geology and to Collecting and Identifying Rocks. Simon and Schuster: New York.
  • Johnsen, O., 2002, Minerals of the world. Princeton University Press: Princeton, NJ.
  • National Audubon Society, 1979, Field Guide to North American Rocks and Minerals. National Audubon Society Field Guides: New York.
  • Mitchell, J., 2008, The rockhound’s handbook. Gem Guides Book Co.: Baldwin Park, CA.
  • Pellant, C., 2002, Smithsonian Handbooks: Rocks & Minerals (Smithsonian Handbooks). DK Publishing, Inc.: New York.
  • Prinz, M., Harlow, G., and Peters, J. (eds.), 1978, Simon & Schuster’s Guide to Rocks & Minerals. Simon and Schuster: New York.


  • Vernon, R. H., 2000, Beneath our feet: The rocks of planet Earth. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK.