WorldCat Identities

Woolley, Alan Robert

Overview
Works: 81 works in 323 publications in 5 languages and 6,803 library holdings
Genres: Pictorial works  Juvenile works  Identification guides  Popular works  Handbooks and manuals  Guidebooks  Dictionaries 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Other, Director, Publishing director
Classifications: QE363.8, 552
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Alan Robert Woolley
Firefly guide to minerals, rocks & fossils by A. C Bishop( Book )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 1,185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrated, descriptive guide to minerals, rocks and fossils from all over the world. A detailed and extensively illustrated handbook. The colors, shapes and properties of minerals vary from the bland to the magnificent. Guide to Minerals, Rocks and Fossils is a practical and authoritative handbook that is both comprehensive and easy to use. Each of the 600 specimens is shown in full color, sometimes in two or more forms. There are also drawings that show the structure of the crystalline specimens. It covers the basics like granite, as well as oddities like meteorites and tektites. Fossils include sponges, corals, arthropods, brachiopods, and fossil land plants. Each is described in detail, with notes on: Color and transparency, grain, size, hardness, structure, occurrence, mineralogy, distinguishing features, habit, cleavage, texture, alteration, luster, Mineral names, chemical formulae, and structural data accord to international standards. This is a very complete, but attractive and useful volume in a respected series
Spotter's guide to rocks & minerals by Alan Robert Woolley( Book )

24 editions published between 1978 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,006 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A field guide identifying over eighty-five rocks, minerals, and fossils offers information on their appearance, properties, and natural locations
The Larousse guide to minerals, rocks, and fossils by William Roger Hamilton( Book )

27 editions published between 1974 and 1995 in English and Catalan and held by 976 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cambridge guide to minerals, rocks, and fossils by A. C Bishop( Book )

17 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 960 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides information on how rocks and fossils are formed and where they can be found and offers advice on which ones to collect and how to display them
The Illustrated encyclopedia of the mineral kingdom by Alan Robert Woolley( Book )

11 editions published in 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how the rocks and minerals of the earth were formed and provides information on the physical and chemical composition, color, formation, occurrence, uses, and distinguishing features of hundreds of common minerals
Fossils, minerals, and rocks : collection and preservation by R Croucher( Book )

10 editions published between 1882 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alkaline rocks and carbonatites of the world by Alan Robert Woolley( Book )

31 editions published between 1987 and 1995 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alkaline rocks and carbonatites have the most varied and extreme compositions of all igneous rocks. This volume describes all the known occurrences in the former USSR
Guide des minéraux, roches et fossiles toutes les merveilles du sol et du sous-sol by A. C Bishop( Book )

18 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Minerals, rocks and fossils by A. C Bishop( Book )

16 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An authoritative and practical identification guide to minerals, rocks and fossils of the world. Published in association with The Natural History Museum, this is an invaluable handbook for amateur collectors and specialists alike
Rare and beautiful minerals by Fritz Hofmann( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrated encyclopedia of minerals( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Minerals and rocks : identified and illustrated with colour photos. by Walter Schumann( Book )

3 editions published between 1978 and 1984 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alkaline rocks and carbonatites of the world by Alan Robert Woolley( Book )

8 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The petrography, mineralogy, and chemistry of the fenites of the Sokli carbonatite intrusion, Finland by Heikki Vartiainen( Book )

4 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philip's guide to minerals, rocks & fossils by Roger Hamilton( Book )

5 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This well-known reference book provides a comprehensive guide to the identification of minerals, rocks, and fossils throughout the world, and is small enough for use in the field. Featuring over 600 specimens each with an authoritative description, a fine colour illustration, and black and white structural diagrams
Encyclopedie des minéraux( Book )

10 editions published between 1978 and 1985 in French and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The pseudoleucite borolanites and associated rocks of the south-eastern tract of the Borralan Complex, Scotland by Alan Robert Woolley( Book )

2 editions published in 1973 in Undetermined and English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Understanding & collecting rocks & fossils by Martyn Bramwell( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A beginner's guide to collecting rocks and fossils
Some aspects of fenitization with particular reference to Chilwa Island and Kangankunde, Malawi by Alan Robert Woolley( Book )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Firefly guide to minerals, rocks & fossils
Alternative Names
Alan Robert Woolley researcher

Woolley, A.R.

Woolley, A. R. 1938-

Woolley, A. R. Alan Robert

Woolley, A. R. (Alan Robert), 1938-

Woolley, Alan.

Woolley, Alan R.

Woolley, Alan Robert

Languages
English (175)

French (16)

Spanish (3)

German (2)

Catalan (1)

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Spotter's guide to rocks & mineralsCambridge guide to minerals, rocks, and fossilsAlkaline rocks and carbonatites of the worldMinerals, rocks and fossilsAlkaline rocks and carbonatites of the worldPhilip's guide to minerals, rocks & fossils