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Woolley, Alan Robert

Overview
Works: 87 works in 341 publications in 4 languages and 6,736 library holdings
Genres: Pictorial works  Illustrated works  Juvenile works  Field guides  Popular works  Handbooks and manuals  Guidebooks  Dictionaries 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Other, Publishing director, Director
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Most widely held works by Alan Robert Woolley
Guide to minerals, rocks & fossils by A. C Bishop( Book )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 1,177 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 English and German and held by 988 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 )

29 editions published between 1974 and 1995 in English and Catalan and held by 973 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

21 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 951 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
Minerals, rocks and fossils by A. C Bishop( )

16 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 558 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
The Illustrated encyclopedia of the mineral kingdom by Alan Robert Woolley( Book )

22 editions published between 1978 and 1985 in 3 languages and held by 518 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 )

11 editions published between 1882 and 1982 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

17 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 316 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
Rare and beautiful minerals by Fritz Hofmann( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guide des minéraux, roches et fossiles toutes les merveilles du sol et du sous-sol by A. C Bishop( Book )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in French and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Minerals, rocks and fossils by William Roger Hamilton( Book )

12 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les Minéraux, roches et fossiles du monde entier en couleurs by William Roger Hamilton( Book )

13 editions published between 1974 and 1994 in French and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

12 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrated encyclopedia of minerals( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

14 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 47 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 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

6 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 38 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
The petrography, mineralogy, and chemistry of the fenites of the Sokli carbonatite intrusion, Finland by Heikki Vartiainen( Book )

2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 36 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 English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A beginner's guide to collecting rocks and fossils
 
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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 (194)

French (28)

German (1)

Catalan (1)

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