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Collecting Rocks
This basic guide provides information about starting and maintaining a rock collection. Topics include starting a collection, identifying specimens, where and how to collect, and how to house and document a collection.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
Type of resource:
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
Subject:
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Mineralogy or petrology
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
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DLESE Catalog ID: USGS-ED-000-000-000-043
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: United States Geological Survey (USGS)
Publications Warehouse
http://infotrek.er.usgs.gov/pubs/

Contact: Joseph J. Kerski
Educational Resources
United States Geological Survey (USGS)

Contact: Phil Stoffer
Educational Resources
United States Geological Survey (USGS)