By Kurt Hollocher
This booklet is an illustrative advent to metamorphic rocks as visible within the box, designed for complicated highschool to graduate-level earth technological know-how and geology scholars to jump-start their observational talents. as well as pictures of rocks within the box, there are many line diagrams and examples of metamorphic gains proven in skinny part. the skinny part pictures are all at a scale and in a context that may be on the topic of perspectives visible within the box via a hand lens.
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A Pictorial Guide to Metamorphic Rocks in the Field by Kurt Hollocher