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 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 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 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 Wyoming

A Guide to the State's Best Rockhounding Sites

Author: Kenneth Graham

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1493027425

Category: Nature

Page: 256

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The 75 sites described in this guide take you across the red desert to the high mountain majesty of the Big Horns and Wind Rivers as well as the geologic wonders of Yellowstone National Park. Graham, a former hardrock miner, developed an interest in rocks at an early age, and he shares his enthusiasm for rockhounding and his appreciation for the diverse Wyoming landscape that holds the treasure. Each description provides detailed information complete with maps on how to find the remote as well as popular digs, what will likely be found there, the tools to bring, the best season to visit, the appropriate vehicle to drive, or when to lace up your hiking boots to get to those out-of-the-way places.

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 Montana

A Guide to 100 of Montana's Best Rockhounding Sites

Author: Montana Hodges,Robert Feldman

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 149301448X

Category: Nature

Page: 232

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With this informative, fully updated and revised guide, you can explore the mineral-rich region of Montana. It describes the state's best rockhounding sites and covers popular and commerical sites as well as numerous little-known areas. This handy guide also descirbes how to collect specimens, includes maps and directions to each site, and lists rockhound clubs around the state. This is truly a complete guide to popular collecting sites in Montana and source-book brimming with advice that can be of use to both the novice and the experienced rockhounder.

Gem Trails of Nevada

Author: James R. Mitchell

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781889786155

Category: Nature

Page: 192

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Revised and expanded second editon of this popular rock, mineral and fossil collecting book for NV. Mdaps, photos and detailed text describe where to go and what to look for at over 75 of the best collecting sites throughout the state. Also includes a new glossary, mineral index, and a color insert of specimens.

Rockhounding Washington

A Guide to the State's Best Sites

Author: Lars Johnson

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1493019104

Category: Nature

Page: 288

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Guide and source-book with advice on observing and collecting gems and minerals in Washington.

Where to Find Gold and Gems in Nevada

Author: James Klein

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Nature

Page: 110

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Newly reprinted, this guidebook delves into the history of the most important gold-bearing areas and offers the modern prospector and gem hunter interesting and valuable tips about these districts. Organized by county and by mining district--includes maps, descriptive text of mining sites, where and what gems and minerals can be found, and a short history of local ghost towns.

Gem Trails of Northern California

Author: James R. Mitchell

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781889786285

Category: Nature

Page: 192

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Visions of glittering gold come to mind when you think of Northern Californias mineralsbut there is so much more. There is jade in qualities rivaling that from Wyoming or Burma; beautiful pink rhodonite; and possibly the most diverse variety of gem obsidian in the country, if not the world. In this up-dated second edition detailed text and maps lead rockhounds to over 76 locations where you can collect 60 varieties of Northern Californias mineral and fossil treasures. There are full-color specimen photos to inspire your collecting efforts, and black and white photos to help locate sites as diverse as the minerals themselves, including pine covered mountains, barren deserts and beautiful beaches.From popular and commercial sites to those little-known, out of the way places, this is the most complete guide to gem, fossil and mineral collecting in Northern California.

Gem Trails of Utah

Author: James R. Mitchell

Publisher: Gem Guides Book Company

ISBN: 9781889786377

Category: Nature

Page: 232

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DESCRIPTION: Updated and expanded, this classic best-seller for Utah rock, mineral and fossil collectors is filled with expert advice gleaned from years of experience. Detailed text and maps lead the gem and fossil hunter to abandoned mine dumps, desert terrain, deep canyons, pristine mountains and beautiful lakes in the search for specimens. Black and white photos highlight the collecting areas. A color photo section aids in specimen identification, and a Mineral Locator Index helps to plan a successful collecting trip.

Rockhounding Wisconsin

A Guide to the State's Best Sites

Author: Robert Beard

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1493028553

Category: Nature

Page: 296

View: 2007

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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 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 Oregon

A Guide to the State's Best Rockhounding Sites

Author: Lars Johnson

Publisher: FalconGuides

ISBN: 9780762783663

Category: Nature

Page: 288

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This book provides detailed directions and GPS coordinates to the best rockhounding sites in Oregon, with valuable tips on what to tools to bring and how to conduct your search. Comprehensive lists of minerals or fossils for each site and excellent color photos will help you know what to look for and to identify what you’ve found. Information on clubs, rock shops, museums, and special attractions are provided. Rockhounding Oregon is a must-have for anyone interested in collecting their own minerals, gems, and fossils in the region.

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.

Gem Trails of British Columbia

Author: Cam Bacon

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780888397249

Category: British Columbia

Page: 104

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A guide to mineral and fossil locations in 10 BC regions, including maps, photos, locale descriptions, and collecting tips for novices and experts alike.

The GPS Guide to Western Gem Trails

Author: David A. Kelty

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781889786353

Category: Nature

Page: 294

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Rock and Gem Collecting the GPS Way! This handy guide is a complementary book of GPS co-ordinates and more to the popular "Gem Trails of..." series of books and other well-known collecting books which list the best rock mineral and fossil collecting sites for AZ, CA, CO, ID, MT, NV, NM, OR, TX, UT, WA and WY. GPS co-ordinates for over 1360 locations are included plus a Major Waypoints section for major cities and junctions, and lists of national parks and monuments and places of special interest. Government agencies, rock and mineral societies and a comprehensive index make this an indispensable tool for collectors using GPS. Features photos, maps, and a overview of each state's geologic and mining history.