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
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
More than one third of New Mexico is public land holding huge amounts of mineralogical treasure. Find unusual mineral displays, fossils, jasper, agate, petrified wood, and more obsidian than one rockhound could collect in a lifetime. The array and quality of material found in New Mexico are almost mind boggling.
The Rockhound's Guide to New Mexico describes 75 of the state's best rockhounding sites, covering the popular and commercial sites as well as numerous little-known areas.
This handy guide describes where and how to collect specimens, includes maps and directions to each site, and provides recommendations for accommodations, camping, and other special attractions. The Rockhound's Guide to New Mexico offers a complete introduction to the many-faceted hobby and is an outstanding guide and sourcebook.
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