Gem Trails of Colorado
This indispensable guide provides clear maps, concise directions, detailed text and B/W photos highlighting over 75 collecting sites. A section of color photos aid in identifying the rocks and minerals found at the end of the gem trail. 144 pgs.
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Learn about rock and mineral formation, tools, identification, finding minerals in the field, legal aspects preparation and preservation, cutting and polishing, and making jewelry from your finds. Numerous illustrations and B/W photos. Color photos highlight over 50 of the most commonly encountered minerals. Beyond the possibility of making a new find or valuable discovery, rock and mineral collecting is an inexpensive hobby that is an excellent activity for all ages. It also offers the opportunity to explore landscapes as diverse as the rocks and minerals found there.
Written by the author of the Gem Trails series, The Rockhound's Handbook is an indispensable how-to book for the beginner, and a handy reference guide for the experienced collector.
Gem Trails of Texas
Revised and expanded 2011 ninth edition of a popular best-selling guide to Gem Trails of Texas.
Includes over 50 of the best sites in the state. Written by an experienced rockhound from the state. Includes a new color insert of the best fossils and rocks the state has to offer, detailed maps, numerous color and B/W photos, glossary, mineral index and clear, exact directions tell what to look for at each site. 175 pgs.
AAPG Southern Rocky Mountain Geological Highway Map (Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, and Utah)
Learn more about the geological history of the rocks around you! This colorful, educational map presents state/regional surface rock outcrop information?age, depositional environment, rock type, and names of formations. Includes major highways, towns, and landmarks. Printed on a single sheet and folded to glove compartment size, has a stratigraphic column by state, mileage charts. Scale: 1 inch=30 miles. Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, and Utah. Revised 1990.
Guide to Rocks and Minerals of the Northwest
This guide is intended to show some of the much-prized rocks and minerals of the northwest. Some are valued for their beauty when cut and polished. Others are prized for the economic value of the metals they contain, such as copper in chalcopyrite, or of some physical property of the mineral itself, such as the fibrous nature of asbestos. Still other minerals are valued for their crystal form, or simply as examples of the great diversity in the mineral kingdom. 33 pages, color pictures.
Wyoming Geologic Highway Map
Wyoming Geologic Highway Map and Satellite Photomap
Also includes geologic explanation, rock column, cross section. national parks and monuments, larger lakes and streams, and the physiographic provinces and counties.
Geological formations are depicted in full
color, along with cities, towns, interstates, highways, and some local
roads. Also a Geologic Explanation, Rock Column, Block Diagram, and
Cross Section on the front. On the back is a full color shaded
elevation map of Wyoming, with selected mining districts and dinosaur
localities, along with text information.
ISBN 10: 1-881262-01-4
UPC: 7 42663 69502 4
Size: 24x37 .. Folded: 4 1/8 x 9
Scale: 1:1,000,000 .. 1 in. = appx. 16 miles
Paper .. 2006 Edition
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Roadside Geology of Utah
No one can ignore the colorful rocks of Utah: the Vermilion Cliffs of Wingate sandstone, the snow white and salmon pink bluffs of Navajo sandstone, or the yellow and pink rhyolite of Big Rock Candy Mountain. Roadside Geology of Utah is a riveting account of the forces that made the brilliant cliffs, mountains, and canyonlands we see today. The author's smooth prose brings the rocks of Utah and their long history into sharp and enjoyable focus.
AAPG Southeastern Geological Highway Map (Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, and Mississippi)
Learn more about the geological history of the rocks around you! This colorful, educational map presents state/regional surface rock outcrop information?age, depositional environment, rock type, and names of formations. Includes major highways, towns, and landmarks. Printed on a single sheet and folded to glove compartment size, has a stratigraphic column by state, mileage charts. Scale: 1 inch=30 miles. Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, and Mississippi. Revised 1995.
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