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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.

Rockhounding California

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 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 Nevada

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 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 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.

A Collector's Guide to Rock, Mineral, & Fossil Localities of Utah

A Collector's Guide to Rock, Mineral, & Fossil Localities of Utah

  • Author: James R. Wilson
  • Publisher: Utah Geological Survey
  • ISBN: 1557913366
  • Category: Fossils
  • Page: 148
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With the tremendous growth of population in this and neighboring states, there are more collectors than ever before and with the rapidly escalating prices for mineral and fossil specimens in the retail market, there is a great demand for displayable material. It has become necessary for professional geologists, hobby collectors, and commercial collectors to recognize each others existence and to try to work together within a framework of regulation, courtesy, and common sense so that material of scientific value is not lost and undue restrictions are not placed upon collecting. There is a continuing need for collectors and professionals to work together with resource managers and legislators to develop workable laws and rules affecting the collecting of minerals and fossils. This publication contains details information about collecting areas, divided by county to make for ease of use. Each collecting area contains information about the minerals, rocks, or fossils present, map recommendations, and other helpful tips on getting to the sites.

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 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.

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.

Rocks and Minerals of Washington and Oregon

Rocks and Minerals of Washington and Oregon

A Field Guide to the Evergreen and Beaver States

  • Author: Dan R. Lynch,Bob Lynch
  • Publisher: Adventure Publications(MN)
  • ISBN: 9781591932932
  • Category: Nature
  • Page: 320
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Get the perfect guide to rocks and minerals of the Pacific Northwest! The book features comprehensive entries for rocks and minerals found in Washington and Oregon, from common rocks to rare finds. The easy-to-use format means you'll quickly find what you need to know and where to look, while the authors' photographs depict the detail needed for identification - no need to guess from line drawings. With this field guide in hand, identifying and collecting can be fun and informative.

Gem Trails of Washington

Gem Trails of Washington

  • Author: Garret Romaine
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9781889786407
  • Category: Nature
  • Page: 200
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The first comprehensive rock, mineral and fossil collecting guide of its kind for Washington State. Features over 75 of the best locales througout the state. Maps, site photos, and descriptive text, with GPS coordinates, and access info. guide rockhounds to interesting mineral locations. A full color insert of specimens, glossary, lists of rock & mineral clubs, and mineral locator index make this book an indespensible tool for Washington collectors.

Rockhounding Pennsylvania and New Jersey

Rockhounding Pennsylvania and New Jersey

A Guide to the States' Best Rockhounding Sites

  • Author: Robert Beard
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
  • ISBN: 0762792868
  • Category: Nature
  • Page: 288
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Gem Trails of Oregon

Gem Trails of Oregon

  • Author: Garret Romaine
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9781889786445
  • Category: Nature
  • Page: 272
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Revised and expanded 3/E of this very popular guide for Oregon rockhounds and collectors of rock, mineral and fossil specimens. Features over 100 of Oregon's best rock, mineral and fossil collecting sites, including 40 completely new locations. Sites include detailed maps, descriptive text and photos, GPS coordinates, tools required and nearby attractions. With a mineral locator index, glossary, list of mineral clubs and mineral museums, plus a full-color specimen photo insert, this is the indispensable guidebook for either beginning or experienced mineral and fossil hunters.

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 .

Modern Rockhounding and Prospecting Handbook

Modern Rockhounding and Prospecting Handbook

  • Author: Garret Romaine
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
  • ISBN: 1493032364
  • Category: Nature
  • Page: 264
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This volume gives you the basic tools to transition from “pebble pup” to expert rockhound and explains everything from geology basics, identification tips, tools of the trade, how to record your findings, and how to set up a lab or gem shop. Before you know it, you’ll be driving the open roads and traveling home with dusty pockets full of rocks, gems, minerals, fossils—and maybe even gold. Features: * geology basics * popular collectibles, including rocks, gems, fossils, meteorites, and gold * tools of the trade for every level of collector * rules and regulations * polishing, preserving, crafting, and displaying your treasures

Gem Trails of British Columbia

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.

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.

Washington Rocks!

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.