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Rockhounding Arizona

Author: Gerry Blair
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 146174587X
Size: 23.56 MB
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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.

Rockhounding Colorado

Author: William A. Kappele
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1493017403
Size: 39.90 MB
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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 New Mexico

Author: Martin Freed
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1461746450
Size: 11.85 MB
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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 Nevada

Author: William A. Kappele
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762777001
Size: 29.45 MB
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A complete guide and source-book brimming with advice on collecting and preparing gems and minerals.

Rockhounding California

Author: Gail A. Butler
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 076278623X
Size: 60.65 MB
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A complete guide and source-book brimming with advice on collecting and preparing gems and minerals .

Minerals Of Arizona

Author: Neil R. Bearce
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780945005339
Size: 39.36 MB
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The complete guide for both novice rockhounds and experienced rock and mineral collectors with new and exciting collecting sites that exist and are easily accessible. Includes topographical maps, full-color photos, and site difficulty scales.

Rockhounding Idaho

Author: Garret Romaine
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762763310
Size: 34.52 MB
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A complete guide to Idaho's best sites for collecting rocks, minerals, gems, crystals, fossils, and gold.

Rockhounding Utah

Author: William A. Kappele
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1493009478
Size: 41.77 MB
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A completely updated and revised edition brimming with advice on collecting and preparing gems and minerals .

A Collector S Guide To Rock Mineral Fossil Localities Of Utah

Author: James R. Wilson
Publisher: Utah Geological Survey
ISBN: 1557913366
Size: 67.13 MB
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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.