New Mexico Gold & Gems Maps - Then and Now
Besides gold and silver this map shows 68 locations where Actinolite, Agate, Allanite, Amazonite, Amethyst, Apatite, Atacamite, Apache Tears, Azurite, Barite, Beryl, Bornite, Calcite, Caliche, Carnelian, Cerussite, Chalcedony, Chlorargyrite, Chrysocolla, Columbite, Epidote, Feldspar, Fire Agate, Fluorite, Fossil, Garnet, Geode, Hematite, Hemimorphite, Ilmenite, Jasper, Labradorite, Lepidolite, Limonite, Magnetite, Magnesite , Manganite, Malachite , Microcline, Muscovite , Obsidian , Orthoclase , Opal , Onyx , Peridot , Pecos Diamonds , Petrified Wood, Psilomelane, Pyrite , Pyrolucite , Quartz , Rhodochrosite , Rhodolite , Samarskite, Selenite , Serpentine , Smoky Quartz, Smithsonite , Sphalerite, Spodumene, Staurolite, Titanite , Topaz , Tourmaline , Turquoise, Vanadinite , Wulfenite, or Zeolite have been found.
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Arizona Gold & Gems Maps - Then and Now
The Arizona Gold and Gems Map package is one of the most comprehensive in the collection with 34 different gems identified and located on a modern USGS map. It contains 5 maps, printed on both sides. The old maps included are 1868, 1869, 1881 and 1886 and are of interest to both the gold and gem enthusiast and those interested in old maps. It is a good companion to the Arizona Ghost Towns package.
Map identifies locations of: gold and silver, agate, apache tears, aragonite, azurite, beryl, calcite, chalcopyrite, chalcedony, chrysocolla, chert, epidote, flourite, fossils, garnet, geodes, hematite, jasper, malachite, obsidian, opal, petrified wood, pyrite, quartz, rhodochrosite, rhodonite, rhyolite, saginite, topaz, travertine, tourmaline, vanadinite and wulfenite.
AAPG Texas Geological Highway Map
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. Texas only.
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.
Gem Trails of New Mexico
Mitchell. Revised and expanded edition with over 100 sites to visit. New Mexico is a rockhound?s paradise?with large
amounts of public land available for collecting. From micro-mount and gem quality mineral specimens to fossil pieces containing life forms that are millions of years old. Contains informative text, detailed maps, glossary, mineral index, and a beautiful color insert highlighting the variety of minerals found in New Mexico. 240 pgs.
New Mexico Rocks and Minerals
23 color photos, 125+ sites, country maps w/ collecting locations, bibliography The authors have compiled this guide to spread the collecting word about rocks and minerals and to share localities in New Mexico, the land of enchantment.
Southwest Treasure Hunters Gem & Mineral Guide
This guides offer state-by-state details on more than 250 gems and minerals the U.S. has to offer and affordable fee-dig sites where they can be found. Includes maps, illustrations and B/W photos.
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.
Advanced Prospecting and Detecting for Hardrock Gold
The relationship of regional geology to the types of placer deposits (with emphasis on epithermal deposits forming eluvial placers and how to metal detect them.)
Meteorites - Mining Districts - Gossans - Laterities
Jim Straight has been
involved in some
form of prospecting
for over half a
Jim found his first
detected nugget on a
hardrock mine dump
Nevada. For the last
fifteen years he has
metal detected both
desert dryplacer areas
and hardrock gold
He is a 1954 graduate
of the Mackay School
of Mines, University
of Nevada. Jim has a
B.S. degree in Geological
and has completed
post graduate classes
Detecting for Hardrock Gold" has been written especially for the serious
student who is self-committed and willing to study and become more
This booklet is not a simple course in "Introduction to Nuggetshooting
101." Instead, it is meant to be "Advanced Nuggetshooting 421" and is
intended to be semi-technical. It will lead the serious detectorist, who is
determined to find gold nuggets, along a learning path by introducing
little-known technical aspects and correct terminology.
Explanations, references, illustrations, charts, tables, and a glossary round
out the basic information.
Emphasis is placed on epithermal deposits that have formed eluvial
placers, "how to" detect them for gold nuggets, and "how to" understand
the relationship of regional geology to the types of placer deposits.
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