Rockhounding Nevada

Author: William A. Kappele
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780762777006
Release Date: 2011-09-01
Genre: Nature

A complete guide and source-book brimming with advice on collecting and preparing gems and minerals.

Gem Trails of Nevada

Author: James R. Mitchell
Publisher:
ISBN: 1889786152
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Nature

Revised and expanded second editon of this popular rock, mineral and fossil collecting book for NV. Mdaps, photos and detailed text describe where to go and what to look for at over 75 of the best collecting sites throughout the state. Also includes a new glossary, mineral index, and a color insert of specimens.

Rockhounding Colorado

Author: William A. Kappele
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9781493017409
Release Date: 2017-04-01
Genre: Nature

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.

Minerals of Nevada

Author: Stephen B. Castor
Publisher: University of Nevada Press
ISBN: 0874175402
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Nature

Synoptic catalog of Nevada minerals, listing every mineral found in the state along with the places where each occurs. Included are essays by several distinguished scientists and collectors that offer a geologic history of Nevada; a history of mining and mineral study in the state; descriptions of significant mineral-deposit types and mining districts; essays on meteorites, gemstones, and minerals first found in Nevada; and some tips for collectors.

Rockhounding Idaho

Author: Garret Romaine
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780762763313
Release Date: 2010-05-04
Genre: Nature

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

Where to Find Gold and Gems in Nevada

Author: James Klein
Publisher:
ISBN: PSU:000044475895
Release Date: 1983
Genre: Nature

Newly reprinted, this guidebook delves into the history of the most important gold-bearing areas and offers the modern prospector and gem hunter interesting and valuable tips about these districts. Organized by county and by mining district--includes maps, descriptive text of mining sites, where and what gems and minerals can be found, and a short history of local ghost towns.

Rockhounding Utah

Author: William A. Kappele
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9781493009473
Release Date: 2014-02-01
Genre: Nature

A completely updated and revised edition brimming with advice on collecting and preparing gems and minerals .

Touring California and Nevada Hot Springs

Author: Matt C. Bischoff
Publisher: Falcon Guides
ISBN: 1560445785
Release Date: 1997
Genre: Travel

There is nothing quite like a relaxing soak in naturally heated mineral water to ease muscle tension and soothe aches and pains. This guide leads soakers to 83 easily-reached natural hot springs.

Nevada Ghost Towns Mining Camps

Author: Stanley W. Paher
Publisher:
ISBN: 0913814091
Release Date: 1993
Genre: Travel

Newly revised editions with 62 new color topo maps, numerous photos and descriptions of ghost towns, historic places, gold sites, recreation areas, and more throughout Nevada.

Rockhounding California

Author: Gail A. Butler
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780762786237
Release Date: 2012-06-19
Genre: Nature

A complete guide and source-book brimming with advice on collecting and preparing gems and minerals .

Gem Trails of Utah

Author: James R. Mitchell
Publisher: Gem Guides Book Company
ISBN: 1889786373
Release Date: 2006-01-01
Genre: Nature

DESCRIPTION: Updated and expanded, this classic best-seller for Utah rock, mineral and fossil collectors is filled with expert advice gleaned from years of experience. Detailed text and maps lead the gem and fossil hunter to abandoned mine dumps, desert terrain, deep canyons, pristine mountains and beautiful lakes in the search for specimens. Black and white photos highlight the collecting areas. A color photo section aids in specimen identification, and a Mineral Locator Index helps to plan a successful collecting trip.

Roadside Geology of Nevada

Author: Frank DeCourten
Publisher: Roadside Geology
ISBN: 0878426728
Release Date: 2017
Genre: Science

The Silver State has some of the most diverse geology in the United States, and much of it lies in plain sight thanks to the arid climate of the Great Basin. --Publisher.

Placer Gold Deposits of Nevada

Author: Maureen G. Johnson
Publisher:
ISBN: 0984369899
Release Date: 2011-05
Genre: Technology & Engineering

A Reprint of the Original US Geological Survey Bulletin 1356. This publication is a catalog of locations, geology, and production from the placer districts of Nevada. Over 100 Nevada Placer locations covered in this publication. This book is the definative source for placer deposits in Nevada.

Gem Trails of Northern California

Author: James R. Mitchell
Publisher:
ISBN: 1889786284
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Nature

Visions of glittering gold come to mind when you think of Northern Californias mineralsbut there is so much more. There is jade in qualities rivaling that from Wyoming or Burma; beautiful pink rhodonite; and possibly the most diverse variety of gem obsidian in the country, if not the world. In this up-dated second edition detailed text and maps lead rockhounds to over 76 locations where you can collect 60 varieties of Northern Californias mineral and fossil treasures. There are full-color specimen photos to inspire your collecting efforts, and black and white photos to help locate sites as diverse as the minerals themselves, including pine covered mountains, barren deserts and beautiful beaches.From popular and commercial sites to those little-known, out of the way places, this is the most complete guide to gem, fossil and mineral collecting in Northern California.

Adventure Guide to Nevada

Author: Matt Purdue
Publisher: Hunter Publishing, Inc
ISBN: 9781588432377
Release Date: 2001-03-01
Genre: Travel

Red Rock Canyon, the Spring Mountains, Lake Mead, the Valley of Fire, Desert National Wildlife Refuge and Lake Tahoe - just a few of the spectacular places on offer in this interesting state. Join Matt Purdue as he explores everything from plant life and wildlife to the early explorers like Kit Carson and current-day adventures. The natural playground attracts outdoorsfolk with canoeing, hiking, kayaking, mountain biking, lake swimming, horseback riding and boating. Sights, campgrounds, hotels, transportation, restaurants - all the basic travel info - is covered too.