Rocks and minerals: how do we identify them?

United States, 1971

Film
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Noticing the pattern, composition and texture of rocks we find that we can identify them, and gain clues how they are formed. Minerals are identified by tests which can lead to an understanding of processes occurring within the earth.

Credits

producer

Tom Ascher

production company

Coronet Instructional Films

Language

English

Duration

00:13:27:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

28018

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

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

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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