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Guide to Rocks and Minerals of the Northwest

Author : Stan Leaming
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This guide is intended to show some of the much-prized rocks and minerals of the northwest. Some are valued for their beauty when cut and polished. Others are prized for the economic value of the metals they contain, such as copper in chalcopyrite, or of some physical property of the mineral itself, such as the fibrous nature of asbestos. Still other minerals are valued for their crystal form, or, simply as examples of the great diversity in the mineral kingdom.

A Field Guide to Gemstones of the Pacific Northwest

Author : Rick Hudson
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This full-colour, laminated field guide is your introduction to the beauty and wonder of the gemstones found in the Pacific Northwest, a region famous for its variety and quality of earth treasures. From purple amethyst, carnelian, chalcedony, black and white onyx and emeralds to sodalite, sapphire and many more valuable stones--discover what lies in the rich geology just below your feet. This convenient brochure will help you to develop a keen eye for spotting gems in the rough and become more knowledgeable about local gemstones that are the equal of any in the world.

Rocks Minerals and Geology of the Pacific Northwest

Author : Leslie Moclock
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Rocks, Minerals, and Geology of the Pacific Northwest highlights100 rocks, minerals, and fossil types found in Oregon and Washington. Each entry has color photography that shows a range of possibilities in appearance and a description of the defining physical properties and textures. Lists of minerals organized by other physical properties like habit, hardness, and cleavage are included. Rocks, Minerals, and Geology of the Pacific Northwest also includes 40 landscape features viewable along trails in Washington and Oregon that will empower hikers to make observations and interpretations about how these features came to be. The essential reference for rock hounds, hikers, climbers, and geology enthusiasts More than 400 photographs, illustrations, tables, and maps showcase and explain everything from minuscule crystals to planetary tectonics Interprets the histories of dominant landscape features along regional hiking trails Profiles more than 100 minerals and rocks in detailed entries with photos, descriptions, identification graphics, and mini indexes Covers the geologic composition and 13 physiographic regions of Washington and Oregon

The Collector s Guide to Rocks Minerals

Author : James R. Tindall
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Provides an overview of the geological history of the earth, properties and classification of minerals and rocks, and equipment and procedures for collecting

Rockhounding Washington

Author : Lars Johnson
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This book provides detailed directions and GPS coordinates to the best rockhounding sites in Washington, 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 Washington is a must-have for anyone interested in collecting their own minerals, gems, and fossils in the region.

Rockhounding Montana

Author : Montana Hodges
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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.

Regional Guide for the Pacific Northwest Region

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Rocks Gems and Minerals of the Southwest

Author : Garret Romaine
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DIV Rocks, Gems, and Minerals of the Southwest is a field guide to more than 100 of the most common and sought-after rocks, gems, and minerals hidden throughout the Southwest. 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. /div

Rockhounding Idaho

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

Tourists and Invalids Guide to the Northwest

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Cascadia the Geologic Evolution of the Pacific Northwest

Author : Bates McKee
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Canadian Books in Print

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Gold Panning the Pacific Northwest

Author : Garret Romaine
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Gold Panning the Pacific Northwest is the premiere reference source for anyone who is interested in getting started or continuing their gold prospecting in the pacific northwest region. Containing accurate, up-to-date prospecting information for all known panning areas in Oregon, Washington, and Idaho. 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

Field Guide to the Rocks and Geology of Port Townsend

Author : Annika Wallendahl
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This field guide is your introduction to the beautiful rocks, minerals and geology surrounding Port Townsend, Washington. A Victorian seaport near the majestic Olympic National Park, Port Townsend is a wonderful gateway to the natural history of the Pacific Northwest. This four-page, full-color guide features 31 photographs of agates, quartz, jasper, calcite and many more geologic treasures. www.cloudburst-publishing.com

A Sierra Club Naturalist s Guide to the Pacific Northwest

Author : Stephen Whitney
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A Collector s Guide to Rock Mineral Fossil Localities of Utah

Author : James R. Wilson
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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.

Union List of Geologic Field Trip Guidebooks of North America

Author : Charlotte Derksen
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A Field Guide to Australian Rocks Minerals and Gemstones

Author : Wolf Mayer
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United States Official Postal Guide

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Rockslides and Avalanches

Author : Barry Voight
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