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Rocks and Their Origins

Rocks and Their Origins by Grenville A. J. Cole
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"Rocks and Their Origins" by Grenville A. J. Cole is a comprehensive and informative guide on the different types of rocks and how they are formed. The book covers everything from igneous and sedimentary rocks to metamorphic rocks, providing detailed explanations and examples of each type.

One of the standout features of this book is its clear and easy-to-understand language, making it accessible to readers of all levels of geological knowledge. Cole does an excellent job of breaking down complex concepts and presenting them in a way that is both engaging and educational.

Additionally, the book is well-organized, with each chapter focusing on a specific type of rock and including helpful illustrations and diagrams to aid in understanding. The author's passion for the subject shines through in his writing, making the book both informative and enjoyable to read.

Overall, "Rocks and Their Origins" is a must-read for anyone interested in geology or earth sciences. Whether you're a student, a professional, or simply a curious individual, this book will provide you with a solid foundation of knowledge on the subject of rocks and how they are formed.

Book Description:
Do you know the difference between sedimentary, igneous and metamorphic rocks? Are you interested in their geologic origin, chemical composition or how each type affects the landscape? Do you know the differences between limestone, granite and marble as building materials? You will find these and lots of other interesting facts about rocks in this second edition of "Rocks and Their Origins" published in 1922. The author, Grenville A. J. Cole, was an English geologist, Professor of Geology in the Royal College of Science for Ireland and an avid cyclist.

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