New Zealand minerals and rocks for beginners
By: Forsyth, P.J. (Institute of Geological & Nuclear Sciences Limited, Geological Mapping & Information Group. Dunedin).
Contributor(s): Aitken, J.J. (Institute of Geological & Nuclear Sciences Limited, Hydrocarbons & Sedimentary Basins Group. Lower Hutt).Material type: BookSeries: Institute of Geological & Nuclear Sciences information series ; 36.Publisher: Lower Hutt : Institute of Geological & Nuclear Sciences, 1995Description: 45 p.ISBN: 0478088876.ISSN: 1172-0298.Subject(s): ROCKS | MINERALS | NEW ZEALAND | IGNEOUS ROCKS | METAMORPHIC ROCKS | SEDIMENTARY ROCKS | FOLDING | FAULTS | MINERAL RESOURCES
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This book, which is mainly aimed at young people, explains the formation of rocks and looks at different kinds of rocks in New Zealand: igneous rocks, volcanic rocks, plutonic rocks, sedimentary rocks and metamorphic rocks. The authors talk about rock-forming minerals and the mineral resources of New Zealand. (EB)