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Rocks and Their Origins

Grenville A. J. Cole

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. (summary by J. M. Smallheer)

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. (summary by J. M. Smallheer)
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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. (summary by J. M. Smallheer)

Language:

English

Narrators:

LibriVox Community

Length:

3h 35m


Chapters

Free Sample

01:00

Introduction
Introduction

02:24


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

10:33


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

23:28


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

19:55


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

15:12


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

12:59


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

15:21


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

13:30


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

15:08


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

24:47


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

14:29


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

12:10


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

12:39


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

12:08


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

11:15