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.

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 .

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.

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 .

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.

Rockhounding Arizona

Author: Gerry Blair
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9781461745877
Release Date: 2008-10-14
Genre: Nature

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 Washington

Author: Lars Johnson
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9781493019106
Release Date: 2018-07-01
Genre: Nature

Guide and source-book with advice on observing and collecting gems and minerals in Washington.

Rockhounding Virginia

Author: Robert Beard
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9781493028535
Release Date: 2017-05-15
Genre: Nature

Explore the mineral-rich region of Virginia with veteran rockhound Robert Beard’s Rockhounding Virginia and unearth the state’s best rockhounding sites, ranging from popular and commercial sites to numerous lesser-known areas. Featuring an overview of the state’s geologic history as well as a site-by-site guide to the best rockhounding locations, Rockhounding Virginia is the ideal resource for rockhounds of all ages and experience levels.

Rockhounding Wisconsin

Author: Robert Beard
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9781493028559
Release Date: 2018-06-01
Genre: Nature

Explore the mineral-rich region of Wisconsin with veteran rockhound Robert Beard’s Rockhounding Wisconsin and unearth the state’s best rockhounding sites, ranging from popular and commercial sites to numerous lesser-known areas. Featuring an overview of the state’s geologic history as well as a site-by-site guide to the best rockhounding locations, Rockhounding Wisconsin is the ideal resource for rockhounds of all ages and experience levels.

Rockhounding New York

Author: Robert Beard
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9781493009459
Release Date: 2014-02-18
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 New Mexico

Author: Martin Freed
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9781461746454
Release Date: 2008-10-14
Genre: Nature

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.

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.

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.

Rockhounding Wyoming

Author: Kenneth Graham
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9781493027422
Release Date: 2017-07-01
Genre: Nature

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.