Rockhounding New England

Author: Peter Cristofono
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9781493012244
Release Date: 2014-04-15
Genre: Nature

New England is one of the best regions in the country for rockhounds to hunt for minerals, gems, and fossils. The complex geology of the region hosts a stunning variety of material from gold-bearing placers to fossiliferous limestone; from gem-bearing pegmatites to rocks containing some of the rarest minerals on Earth. This book provides detailed directions and GPS coordinates to the best sites with valuable tips on what to tools to bring and how to conduct your search. Comprehensive lists of minerals or fossils for each site and excellent color photos will help you know what to look for and to identify what you’ve found. Information on clubs, rock shops, museums, and special attractions are provided. Written by a collector with over 35 years of experience, Rockhounding New England is the first comprehensive rock and mineral collecting guide to New England and a must-have for anyone interested in collecting their own minerals, gems, and fossils in the region.

Rockhounding Pennsylvania and New Jersey

Author: Robert Beard
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780762792863
Release Date: 2013-01-01
Genre: Nature

DIVA complete guide and source-book brimming with advice on collecting and preparing gems and minerals . /div

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 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 .

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 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.

New Mexico Rockhounding

Author: Stephen M. Voynick
Publisher: Mountain Press
ISBN: STANFORD:36105019331797
Release Date: 1997
Genre: Nature

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

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.

Gem Trails of New Mexico

Author: James R. Mitchell
Publisher:
ISBN: 1889786489
Release Date: 2010-01-01
Genre: Nature

New Mexio is a rockhound's paradise. From micromount and gem quality mineral specimens to fossil pieces of life forms millions of years old there is something of interest for both the novice and experienced collector. This latest fully revised editon of 118 sites updates the old ones and adds 23 new sites. Photos, maps, and detailed site descriptions including GPS coordinates, tools needed, and driving conditions help, along with a mineral locator index, glossary, list of museums and rock clubs plus a full color specimen photo insert.

Gem Trails of Texas

Author: Brad L. Cross
Publisher:
ISBN: 188978611X
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Nature

Presents a comprehensive guide to over fifty rock hunting sites in six geographical areas of Texas and includes an insert of rock, fossil, and mineral specimens, site locator map, descriptive text, and black-and-white photographs.

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.

Gem Trails of British Columbia

Author: Cam Bacon
Publisher:
ISBN: 0888397240
Release Date: 2013
Genre: British Columbia

A guide to mineral and fossil locations in 10 BC regions, including maps, photos, locale descriptions, and collecting tips for novices and experts alike.

Kaufman Field Guide to Nature of New England

Author: Kenn Kaufman
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780618456970
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Nature

Presents an illustrated field guide to the plants, wildlife, night sky, and natural environments of New England.