Rockhounding New Mexico

Author: Martin Freed
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1461746450
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Download Now
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 Arizona

Author: Gerry Blair
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 146174587X
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Download Now
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 Nevada

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

Best Tent Camping New Mexico

Author: Monte Parr
Publisher: Menasha Ridge Press
ISBN: 0897325028
Format: PDF, Kindle
Download Now
Best Tent Camping: New Mexico is a must-read for campers and adventurers desiring an excursion into the Southwest. New Mexico offers a charm and beauty that is rare. From open Southwestern landscapes with blue mountains visible on the distant horizon to the meadows and streams and pines of Sugarite Canyon State Park in northern New Mexico, and on to White Sands, it is a truly an enchanting journey. This state is full of history, offering ruins and forts from the Spanish-American War, Native American pueblos, archaeology, and cliff dwellings. Camping in New Mexico offers extensive options. Best Tent Camping: New Mexico is an indispensable guide, and the best campgrounds in and around these remarkable areas are described in great detail. In Best Tent Camping: New Mexico, local author Monte Parr details the locations where travelers can best experience New Mexico’s incredible beauty. Amenities, price, elevation, restrictions, directions, and GPS coordinates are listed for each campground, and all locations are rated for beauty, privacy, cleanliness, and quiet.

The New Mexico guide

Author: Charles L. Cadieux
Publisher: Fulcrum Group
ISBN: 9781555910952
Format: PDF, ePub
Download Now
A New Mexico travel guide that looks beyond Santa Fe and Taos to provide a complete guide to the entire state for natives, newcomers and visitors. Includes such attractions as Chaco Culture National Historical Park, Three Rivers Petroglyphs, Acoma the Sky City, and more. Suggests accommodations and restaurants to fit every budget and taste. Organized into six regions with corresponding maps and photographs.

Die Schmuck und Edelsteine

Author: Alfred Eppler
ISBN: 9783956105449
Format: PDF, Mobi
Download Now
Der deutsche Mineraloge Alfred Eppler (1867 - 1923) verfasste dieses Werk uber Schmuck- und Edelsteine im Auftrag des deutschen Werkbundes als gewerbliche Materialkunde. Als Ergebnis liegt nun ein ausfuhrliches Buch vor, welches die Eigenschaften und Erkennungsmerkmale (Kristallformen, Spaltbarkeit, Harte, spezifisches Gewicht) beschreibt. Eppler geht umfangreich auf Falschungen und Imitationen ein. Er erlautert verschiedene Untersuchungsmethoden, beschreibt die verschiedenen Arten der Schmuck- und Edelsteine, die Lagerstatten und Gewinnung sowie den Handel mit Rohsteinen und die Schmuckindustrie. Im Anhang findet der Leser farbige Abbildungen der verschiedenen Arten von Schmuck- und Edelsteinen. Der Autor hat einen auch fur interessierte Laien gut lesbaren Schriftstil verwendet.