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Rockhounding Montana

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.

Rockhounding Alaska

Rockhounding Alaska

A Guide to 75 of the State's Best Rockhounding Sites

  • Author: Montana Hodges
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
  • ISBN: 0762765755
  • Category: Nature
  • Page: 232
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Rockhounding Alaska will be an in-depth guide to the rocks, minerals and fossils legally found and collected within the state. The book will contain a light, informative overview of the geologic history of Alaska as well as a site-by-site guide to approximately 70 collecting locations. Included with every site will be clear concise driving directions, a GPS position and list of major attractions and local amenities. The exciting locations stretch from Kodiak Island to the Arctic Circle and range from ancient fossilized sea creatures to precious gems and gold nuggets.

Rockhounding Wyoming

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 Idaho

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 Colorado

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 Washington

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.

Rockhounding Utah

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 Oregon

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.

Gem Trails of Utah

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.

Rocks, Gems, and Minerals of the Rocky Mountains

Rocks, Gems, and Minerals of the Rocky Mountains

  • Author: Garret Romaine
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
  • ISBN: 1493014617
  • Category: Nature
  • Page: 176
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Rocks, Gems, and Minerals of the Rocky Mountains is a field guide to more than 130 of the most common and sought-after rocks, gems, and minerals hidden throughout the Rocky Mountains. Conveniently sized to fit in your pocket and featuring full-color, detailed photographs, this informative guide makes it easy to identify rocks in your backyard and beyond. Also included is an introduction that covers fundamental geology information and interesting facts. This is the essential source when you're out in the field, both informative and beautiful to peruse.

Fee Mining and Rockhounding Adventures in the West

Fee Mining and Rockhounding Adventures in the West

  • Author: James Martin Monaco,Jeannette Hathaway Monaco
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9781889786384
  • Category: Nature
  • Page: 240
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This unique guide directs you to a wide variety of both "fee and free" rockhounding and mineral adventures throughout the western states. Covers 100 collecting locations plus 153 museums, caves, points of interest, fairs and festivals. Digging locations include fee mines, gold prospecting areas, rock mineral and fossil collecting sites plus adventures and cave tours. Includes site information, hours of operation, costs, directions and maps, contact info, and tools and supplies needed. Excellent for anyone interested in rocks and minerals from the casual hobbyist to serious collectors to family vacationers.

Gem Trails of Oregon

Gem Trails of Oregon

  • Author: James R. Mitchell
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Travel
  • Page: 193
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From agate to zeolite, detailed maps and text lead collectors to more than 80 of the best locations throughout the state. Color and B/W photos highlight collecting areas and the specimens found there.

Idaho Minerals

Idaho Minerals

  • Author: Lanny Ream
  • Publisher: L. R. Ream Pub.
  • ISBN: 9780928693027
  • Category: Technology & Engineering
  • Page: 329
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Rockhounding Montana

Rockhounding Montana

  • Author: Robert Feldman
  • Publisher: Falcon PressPub Company
  • ISBN: 9781560444664
  • Category: Nature
  • Page: 154
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Informative guides to collecting sites featuring maps, detailed directions, advice on field techniques and collecting and preparing specimens.

Rockhounding Arizona

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.

Earth Treasures

Earth Treasures

The Southwestern Quadrant

  • Author: Allan W. Eckert
  • Publisher: Backinprint.Com
  • ISBN: 9780595089611
  • Category: Nature
  • Page: 400
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"The ultimate field-guide for the amateur and professional rockhound, geologist and paleontologist."Gem & Minerals Magazine

Roadside Geology of Oregon

Roadside Geology of Oregon

  • Author: Marli Bryant Miller
  • Publisher: Roadside Geology
  • ISBN: 9780878426317
  • Category: Science
  • Page: 386
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"A completely new second edition based on the most up-to-date understanding of Oregon's geology"--Page 4 of cover.

Rockhounding New England

Rockhounding New England

A Guide to 100 of the Region's Best Rockhounding Sites

  • Author: Peter Cristofono
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
  • ISBN: 149301224X
  • Category: Nature
  • Page: 320
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New England is one of the best regions in the country for rockhounds to hunt for minerals, gems, and fossils. The complex geology of the region hosts a stunning variety of material from gold-bearing placers to fossiliferous limestone; from gem-bearing pegmatites to rocks containing some of the rarest minerals on Earth. This book provides detailed directions and GPS coordinates to the best sites 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. Written by a collector with over 35 years of experience, Rockhounding New England is the first comprehensive rock and mineral collecting guide to New England and a must-have for anyone interested in collecting their own minerals, gems, and fossils in the region.