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Woolley, Alan Robert

Overview
Works: 84 works in 333 publications in 4 languages and 6,767 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
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 1,194 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 997 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A field guide identifying over eighty five rocks, minerals, and fossils offers information on their appearance, properties, and natural locations. Pocket sized and packed with information so you don't leave home without one. For the enthusiast or complete beginner ages 10 and under. These field guides help identify and understand things seen in the natural world
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 966 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

19 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 955 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 481 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 369 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 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although the great diversity of alkaline rocks, with their tion of alkaline rocks and carbonatites with rifting has long been acknowledged. However, many large, diverse relatively exotic rnineralogies. has always attracted the interest of petrologists, as have the more recently defined and important provinces are not widely known, includ­ carbonatites, it could be argued that little progress has ing the 20 or so major provinces of the U. S. S. R. and some of the major concentrations of South America. been made over the past 50 years towards formulating a comprehensive petrogenesis of these rocks. It could Although alkaline rocks are known to be characteristic also be maintained that as the alkaline varieties have the of stable, intra-plate environments, it is becoming clear most extreme compositions of all igneous rocks, so an that they also play an important role in the igneous activity concentrated at plate margins. In this respect understanding of their genesis is essential if we are to understand fully the workings of the solid earth, while also, therefore, it is concluded that thecollation of all the available regional data can make a significant contribu­ a knowledge of the most extreme products of differentia­ tion must inevitably cast light on rocks of less extreme tion to understanding these rocks. compositions. The importance of academic research on Sorensen (1974) in the Preface to 'The Alkaline Rocks' these rocks is thus clear
Minerals, rocks and fossils by A. C Bishop( Book )

16 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 129 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 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 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

11 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and held by 73 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 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrated encyclopedia of minerals( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 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

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

8 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 44 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 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Encyclopedie des minéraux( Book )

10 editions published between 1978 and 1985 in French and held by 37 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 35 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 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 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A beginner's guide to collecting rocks and fossils
 
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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 (182)

French (28)

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