Gem Trails of Nevada


Author: James R. Mitchell
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781889786155
Category: Nature
Page: 192
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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.

Gem Trails of New Mexico


Author: James R. Mitchell
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781889786483
Category: Nature
Page: 280
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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.

Gems and Minerals of Arizona

A Guide to Native Gemstones
Author: Sharon Panczner,Bill Panczner
Publisher: American Traveler Press
ISBN: 9781558380974
Category: Travel
Page: 48
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"There's gold in them thar hills!" Along with silver, turquoise, copper, and tons (literally) of other minerals. This guidebook explains what you will find and where in Arizona you will find it. Prospectors were right on target when they came to Arizona!

Gem Trails of Utah


Author: James R. Mitchell
Publisher: Gem Guides Book Company
ISBN: 9781889786377
Category: Nature
Page: 232
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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.

Gem Trails of Arizona


Author: James R. Mitchell
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781889786476
Category: Nature
Page: 271
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Arizona is known the world over for the abundance and variety of its mineralogical treasures. This revised and expanded new edition of this popular guide for Arizona rockhounds and collectors of rock, mineral and fossil specimens, updates over 100 of Arizona¿s best collecting sites, including 20 completely new locations. Features include clear maps and directions; detailed site descriptions; GPS coordinates; site photos and a full-color specimen insert. Additional features such as a mineral locator index; glossary; lists of gem shows, rockhound and prospecting clubs; mineral museums and mine tours, make this the indispensable guidebook for either beginning or experienced mineral and fossil hunters.

Mineralogy of Arizona


Author: John Williams Anthony
Publisher: University of Arizona Press
ISBN: 9780816515554
Category: Science
Page: 508
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Long awaited by professional geologists and amateur rockhounds alike, the new Mineralogy of Arizona is a completely revised and greatly expanded edition of a book first published in 1977 and updated in 1982.

Gem Trails of Southern California


Author: James R. Mitchell
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781889786254
Category: California, Southern
Page: 215
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A New Edition! The definitive guide to over 70 of the best collecting sites for gems, minerals and fossils in Southern California from San Luis Obispo to San Diego. Detailed maps, text, and B/W locale photos lead the way and vivid color photos of specimens excite the anticipation of great finds.

Minerals of Arizona

A Field Guide for Collectors
Author: Neil R. Bearce
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780945005339
Category: Science
Page: 187
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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.

Gem Trails of Northern California


Author: James R. Mitchell
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781889786285
Category: Nature
Page: 192
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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.

Hiking Arizona's Geology


Author: Ivo Lucchitta
Publisher: The Mountaineers Books
ISBN: 9780898867305
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 269
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-- All necessary geologic terms are defined -- Written at a level easy for readers to understand Arizona's geology is complex and its landscape varied. Yet, with Hiking Arizona's Geology as a companion, curious hikers with little or no background in g

Gem Trails of Texas


Author: Brad L. Cross
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781889786117
Category: Nature
Page: 167
View: 1882

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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.

Collecting Arizona

State of Mines, Legacy of Minerals
Author: Les Presmyk,Richard W. Graeme
Publisher: Lithographie Limited
ISBN: 9780983632313
Category: Arizona
Page: 366
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" The mineral wealth of the state is profound having produced more than 90 billion pounds of copper, 500 million ounces of silver, and 16 million ounces of gold. As of 2011, there were some 11,000 abandoned or active mines and prospects across the state." INTRODUCTION.

Rocks, Gems, and Minerals


Author: Garret Romaine
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 149301482X
Category: Nature
Page: 160
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Rocks, Gems, and Minerals is a field guide to more than 100 of the most common and sought-after rocks, gems, and minerals hidden throughout North America. Conveniently sized to fit in your pocket and featuring full-color, detailed photographs, this informative guide makes it easy to identify rocks in your backyard and beyond. Also included is an introduction that covers fundamental geology information and interesting facts. This is the essential source when you're out in the field, both informative and beautiful to peruse.

Gem Trails of Colorado


Author: James R. Mitchell
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781889786414
Category: Nature
Page: 224
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This updated and expanded second edition features over 90 locations, including 27 new sites, where collectors can explore the mineral, gem and fossil treasures of Colorado. Includes clear maps and directions, detailed descriptive text, site photos, full-color specimen photo insert, lists of rock and mineral clubs, mineral museums and mine tours, a mineral locator index and glossary.

Placer Gold Deposits of Arizona


Author: Maureen G. Johnson
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780984369843
Category: Science
Page: 116
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A reprint of the Original US Geological Survey Bulletin 1355. This publication is a catalog of locations, Geology, and production from the placer districts of Arizona. Over 90 Arizona Placer District covered in this publication.

Rockhounding Arizona

A Guide To 75 Of The State's Best Rockhounding Sites
Author: Gerry Blair
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 146174587X
Category: Nature
Page: 232
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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.

Gem Trails of Washington


Author: Garret Romaine
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781889786407
Category: Nature
Page: 200
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The first comprehensive rock, mineral and fossil collecting guide of its kind for Washington State. Features over 75 of the best locales througout the state. Maps, site photos, and descriptive text, with GPS coordinates, and access info. guide rockhounds to interesting mineral locations. A full color insert of specimens, glossary, lists of rock & mineral clubs, and mineral locator index make this book an indespensible tool for Washington collectors.

Gem Trails of Oregon


Author: James R. Mitchell
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Travel
Page: 193
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From agate to zeolite, detailed maps and text lead collectors to more than 80 of the best locations throughout the state. Color and B/W photos highlight collecting areas and the specimens found there.