Rocks and minerals

United States, 1957

Film
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Describes the three classes of rocks - igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic - and relates them to the natural conditions that produced them. Explains the varied uses of rocks and minerals in their natural state, including basalt, pumice, granite, limestone, sandstone, marble and others.

Credits

production company

Coronet Instructional Films

Language

English

Duration

00:11:23:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

28017

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Mineralogy

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Rock-forming minerals

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Formations (Geology)

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Rocks, Igneous

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Earth sciences

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Formations (Geology)

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Mineralogical chemistry

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Mineralogy

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Rock-forming minerals

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Rocks, Metamorphic

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Rocks, Sedimentary

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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