Rockhounding Colorado

Author: William A. Kappele
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1493017403
Format: PDF
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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 Nevada

Author: William A. Kappele
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762777001
Format: PDF
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A complete guide and source-book brimming with advice on collecting and preparing gems and minerals.

Rockhounding Arizona

Author: Gerry Blair
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 146174587X
Format: PDF, ePub
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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.

Colorado Rockhounding

Author: Stephen M. Voynick
Publisher: Mountain Press
ISBN: 9780878422920
Format: PDF, ePub
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Your complete guide to the state's rich and varied mineral, gemstone, and fossil sources. In Colorado, rockhounds may pick agate and petrified wood from the vast Great Plains, follow dinosaur tracks on hogback ridges, pan gold in mountain streams, hunt g

Rockhounding Utah

Author: William A. Kappele
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1493009478
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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A completely updated and revised edition brimming with advice on collecting and preparing gems and minerals .

Rockhounding Wyoming

Author: Kenneth Graham
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1493027425
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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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 New Mexico

Author: Martin Freed
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1461746450
Format: PDF, Kindle
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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 Washington

Author: Lars Johnson
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1493019104
Format: PDF, ePub
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Guide and source-book with advice on observing and collecting gems and minerals in Washington.

Gem Trails of Colorado

Author: James R. Mitchell
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781889786414
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This updated and expanded second edition features over 90 locations, including 27 new sites, where collectors can explore the mineral, gem and fossil treasures of Colorado. Includes clear maps and directions, detailed descriptive text, site photos, full-color specimen photo insert, lists of rock and mineral clubs, mineral museums and mine tours, a mineral locator index and glossary.

New Mexico Rockhounding

Author: Stephen M. Voynick
Publisher: Mountain Press
ISBN:
Format: PDF, ePub
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New Mexico ranks among the best mineral and fossil collecting regions in the nation and is a destination for rockhounds the world over. Beginning with background information to get you started, New Mexico Rockhounding--organized geographically by county a