This packet contains 5 maps (17 1/2 X 23) printed on both sides. The maps divide the state into four sections and show the location of 47 gems in addition to gold and silver. The maps featured were chosen due to their clarity in spite of being printed in 1882, 1936 and 1900. This package is a must for both the serious or the part time rock hound.
Map locates deposits of actinolite, agate, amethstine, apache tears, apatite, azurite, barite, beryl, bloodstone, calcite, carnelian, chalcedony, chert, chrysocolla, corundum, epidote, fire opal, fossils, flourite, garnet, geodes, hematite, jasper-agate, jasper, limb cast, malachite, nodules, obsidian, onyx, opal, opalite, opalized wood, petrified wood, pyrite, quartz, rhodochrosite, rhyolite, selenite, sunstones, topaz, tourmaline, turquoise, variscite, wonderstone, wulfenite, zeolite, and zircon.
Height 9.5 Width 6.4
This map packet includes five maps printed on both sides. Maps one through four features gold, silver and gem deposits. The fifth map, side one, shows gold occurrances taken from an 1871 map. Side 2 is a page outlining the history of Oregon's mining operations and how to find and mark your own gold deposits. Every map tells the greatest story! Reported and known occurrences of gold and silver, as well as the popular gem deposits are identified in red. Many secrets of prospecting and mining are revealed in this collection! This publication is attractively packaged for display.
Map identifies locations of: gold and silver, agate, apache tears, bloodstone, carnelian, chalcedony, feldspar, fossils, garnet, geodes, jasper, limb casts, nodules, obsidian, opal, petrified wood, quartz, rhondonite, rhyolite, sagenite, serpentine, sunstones, thunder eggs, tourmaline, jade
Much more than a fee mining guide, this unique book is a treasure trove of
interesting sites to see and things to do related to rocks & minerals,
gemstones, crystals, fossils, gold, and other treasures.
Whether you are an experienced rockhound or prospector, or a family on vacation,
you'll find fun, adventure, and maybe precious gems, gold, or hidden treasures
of man or nature.
Organized by state, site information includes seasons and times of operation,
address and contact information, cost, tools and supplies needed. Interesting
history, regional attractions and camping information help to make your trip
even more enjoyable.
Includes Sites in: Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia,
Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Main, Maryland, Massachusetts,
Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New
York, North Carolina, Ohio,Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee,
Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wisconsin.
Cover: Paperback; Size: 8 1/2 by 11 in; Pages: 264; Published: 2010
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