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Geological Sciences Reference Guide

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Munsell Color Charts

munsell rock color bookMunsell Soil Color and Rock Color Booksmunsell soil color book

Check-out length: 10 days, but able to be renewed if no one is waiting

In an attempt to make these expensive but industry standard books more readily available, copies of the Munsell Soil-Color and Munsell Rock-Color Books are available on reserve in Rogers Library for Science & Engineering. 

It is understood that these books will be used in the field, but please try your best to return them without specimen (please wipe off before returning). 

New Geology E-Books

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