Rockhounding Nevada

A Guide to the State's Best Rockhounding Sites

Author: William A. Kappele

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 0762777001

Category: Nature

Page: 256

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A complete guide and source-book brimming with advice on collecting and preparing gems and minerals.

Rockhounding California

A Guide to the State's Best Rockhounding Sites

Author: Gail A. Butler,Shep Koss

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 076278623X

Category: Nature

Page: 200

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A complete guide and source-book brimming with advice on collecting and preparing gems and minerals .

Rockhounding Colorado

A Guide to the State's Best Rockhounding Sites

Author: William A. Kappele

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1493017403

Category: Nature

Page: 256

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Rockhounding Colorado takes you to 100 of the best rockhounding sites in the state. Search for amethyst and quartz at the Crystal Hill Mine, check out the view at Douglas Pass while looking for leaf imprints and insect fossils, or head to Saint Peters Dome to uncover green, white, and purple fluorite.

Rockhounding Idaho

A Guide to 99 of the State’s Best Rockhounding Sites

Author: Garret Romaine

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 0762763310

Category: Nature

Page: 264

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A complete guide to Idaho's best sites for collecting rocks, minerals, gems, crystals, fossils, and gold.

Rockhounding Virginia

A Guide to the State’s Best Rockhounding Sites

Author: Robert Beard

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1493028537

Category: Nature

Page: 256

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Explore the mineral-rich region of Virginia with veteran rockhound Robert Beard’s Rockhounding Virginia and unearth the state’s best rockhounding sites, ranging from popular and commercial sites to numerous lesser-known areas. Featuring an overview of the state’s geologic history as well as a site-by-site guide to the best rockhounding locations, Rockhounding Virginia is the ideal resource for rockhounds of all ages and experience levels.

Rockhounding Arizona

A Guide To 75 Of The State's Best Rockhounding Sites

Author: Gerry Blair

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 146174587X

Category: Nature

Page: 232

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Updated and revised to reflect the latest information on this alluring state of extremes, Rockhounding Arizona includes more than seventy of Arizona's best rockhounding sites and their emblematic activities, from jasper hunting in the historic mining district near Bagdad to searching for gold in the Superstition Mountains and digging for turquoise at the foot of the Hieroglyphic Range. Rockhounding Arizona covers popular and commercial sites as well as little-known areas. It describes where to view mineral specimens and prehistoric artifacts at Grand Canyon and Petrified Forest national parks, as well as on tribal lands. Brimming with advice on collecting and preparing gems and minerals, this handy reference also includes maps, and directions to each site as well as to museums, rock shops, and major tracts of public land. For the beginner, it offers a complete introduction to this many-faceted hobby. For the expert, it is an outstanding guide and sourcebook.

Rockhounding Utah

A Guide to the State's Best Rockhounding Sites

Author: William A. Kappele,Gary Warren

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1493009478

Category: Nature

Page: 208

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A completely updated and revised edition brimming with advice on collecting and preparing gems and minerals .

Rockhounding New Mexico

A Guide To 140 Of The State's Best Rockhounding Sites

Author: Martin Freed,Vaskys Ruta

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1461746450

Category: Nature

Page: 272

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More than a third of New Mexico is public land that holds untold quantities of mineralogical treasure. With this book anyone can learn where to find unusual mineral displays, fossils, jasper, agate, petrified wood—not to mention more obsidian than one rockhound could possibly collect in a lifetime. The array and quality of such materials just waiting to be found in New Mexico are almost mind-boggling. Rockhounding New Mexico describes 140 of the state's best rockhound sites, covering popular and commercial sites as well as numerous little-known areas. This handy guide describes where and how to collect specimens, includes maps of each site as well as directions, and provides reliable recommendations for accommodations, camping, and other special attractions. It is, in short, a complete and outstanding introduction to the many sides of a fascinating hobby.

Rockhounding New York

A Guide to the State's Best Rockhounding Sites

Author: Robert Beard

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1493009451

Category: Nature

Page: 288

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A complete guide and source-book brimming with advice on collecting and preparing gems and minerals .

Rockhounding Wisconsin

A Guide to the State's Best Sites

Author: Robert Beard

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1493028553

Category: Nature

Page: 296

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Explore the mineral-rich region of Wisconsin with veteran rockhound Robert Beard’s Rockhounding Wisconsin and unearth the state’s best rockhounding sites, ranging from popular and commercial sites to numerous lesser-known areas. Featuring an overview of the state’s geologic history as well as a site-by-site guide to the best rockhounding locations, Rockhounding Wisconsin is the ideal resource for rockhounds of all ages and experience levels.

Rockhounding Montana

A Guide to 91 of Montana’s Best Rockhounding Sites

Author: Montana Hodges,Robert Feldman

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9780762758296

Category: Nature

Page: 232

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A complete guide and source-book brimming with advice on collecting and preparing gems and minerals.

The Rockhound's Guide to New Mexico

Author: Melinda Crow,W. R. C. Shedenhelm

Publisher: Falcon Guides

ISBN: 9781560443407

Category: Travel

Page: 156

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Featuring 75 of the best rockhounding sites around the state, this handy guide describes where and how to collect specimens; includes maps and directions to each site.. a complete introduction to the many-faceted hobby.

Gold Panning Colorado

A Guide to the State's Best Sites for Gold

Author: Garret Romaine

Publisher: Falcon Guides

ISBN: 9781493028566

Category: Nature

Page: 304

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Gold Panning Colorado is the premiere reference source for anyone who is interested in getting started or continuing their gold prospecting in Colorado. Containing accurate, up-to-date prospecting information for all known panning areas in Colorado. The write-ups for each locale include driving directions, GPS coordinates, historical information, land ownership restrictions, full-color photos, and geological background. Features include: -Full-color images -GPS coordinates -Geology basics -Tools of the trade for every level of collector -Rules and regulations -Polishing, preserving, crafting, and displaying your treasures

Washington Rocks!

A Guide to Geologic Sites in the Evergreen State

Author: Eugene P. Kiver,Chad Pritchard,Richard L. Orndorff

Publisher: Mountain Press Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780878426546

Category: Science

Page: 130

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Washington Rocks! is part of the state-by-state Geology Rocks! series that introduces readers to some of the most compelling and accessible geologic sites in each state. The 57 sites in this book are scattered throughout the state, from Steptoe Butte in the southeast, the namesake of the steptoe geologic feature, to trilobite-bearing limestone in Box Canyon in the northeast, and from glacial gouges on Iceberg Point in the San Juan Islands to ghost forests in Willapa Bay, trees killed during the last great earthquake. Colorful photographs and instructive diagrams make this book a must-have for rockhounds, students, tourists, and residents alike.