World of Fluorescent Minerals
The rich and diverse world of fluorescent minerals presented in a comprehensive and colorful guide. This is a sweeping survey of many different fluorescent minerals found around the world and shown in daylight and under ultraviolet light. It is like taking a persoal tour through a museum. The breathtaking colors are so pure their glow is so seemingly unnatural, that they immediately capture your attention.
The field collecting these fantastic minerals is still relatively new and fresh finds are showing up regularly around the globe. The World of Fluorescent Minerals is written for the collector and the merely curious. This pictorial reference will startle the eyes with its fill color pages and 977 photos, while its informative text will greatly expand the reader's knowledge. It is an essential source for enjoying and identifying fluorescent minerals.
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Minerals of the World
Minerals of the World is an attractive and up-to-date guide to more than 500 minerals from around the world. The succinct text--covering crystallography, properties, names and varieties, structure, diagnostic features, and occurrence--and the discussion of less common minerals not found in other guides make this an invaluable resource. With over 600 exquisite color photographs and crystallographic diagrams, this book is unequalled. It is set to become the field guide of choice for mineral collectors and students of mineralogy.
- The most up-to-date popular guide to minerals available
- Text covers crystallography, physical properties, chemical properties, names and varieties, diagnostic features, and occurrence
- More than 500 minerals treated with examples from around the world
- More than 600 superb color photographs and crystallographic diagrams
- Tabular overview of common minerals and their properties
Guide For Weekend Prospectors : Easy Tests
Author Sid Wayland examines common minerals and elements, discussing their visible properties and chemical makeups as well as how to identify specimens through a number of tests that can be performed at home or in the field.
Geodes : Natures Treasures
An all new, encompassing book about geodes!
Welcome to nature's
mysterious world of geodes!
In this book two renowned experts share their lifelong passion for geodes and their extensive knowledge of world-class geode deposits as they present the latest theories on the formation and occurrence of these amazing mineral gifts of nature.
- Visit the geode mines of Northern Mexico and Southern Brazil with Brad Cross
- Learn the geode mining process and how the astonishing treasures hidden inside are uncovered.
- Travel with June Culp Zeitner as she explores vast geode deposits throughout the Midwestern United States that provide a recorded history of the ancient seas that once covered the land.
- Discover Florida's ocean harvest of unparalleled agatized geodes.
- Meet the close cousins of geodes - thundereggs, septarians, and concretions.
The most comprehensive book ever written on geodes of the Americas - a definitive reference for serious collectors and a delightful mineral exploration for both experts and novices.
Over 140 full-color photos of geodes that defy description!
Agates : Treasures of the Earth
The agate is one of the world's most strikingly beautiful semi-precious gems, and collectors worldwide are drawn to the stone's infinite variety of colorations and banding. This identification guide is comprehensive and easy-to-use. It is illustrated throughout with full-color photographs and includes a worldwide listing of where agates are found. Hard cover, 192 pgs.,
Amber Book, The
This book explains how amber is formed, its geologic setting in the Baltics and elsewhere, practical advice on how to care for amber jewelry, how to use it for lapidary purposes, and how to detect fake amber. Hard cover, 144 pgs.,
Estwing Geo/Paleo Pick GP100
Estwing Geo/Paleo Pick GP100
The famous Estwing Geo/Paleo Pick GP100 has made a grand reentry after being out of production for several years. The handle has been beefed up to make the unit even stronger. It is 25 inches long with a total weight of 3 pounds. Painted steel with a soft vinyl grip. The light weight but great strength of this makes it a great field tool for any geologist or rockhound.
Not only is this a great digging tool but I use mine to help me navigate the steep slopes of mine tailings. Jab the tip in and pull yourself up then use the hoe end to cut a quick shelf to work from.
Estwing 3/4 in x 9 in Cushion Grip Rock Chisel ERC-9C
Estwing 3/4 in x 12 in Cushion Grip Rock Chisel ERC-9C
Estwing's Cushion Grip drilling chisel. Foam cushion grip to reduce impact. Heavy duty wide Hard Cap minimizes chips from flying off the chisel head and provides a wider head to help protect the hands from missed blows. Even has a centering target! This Estwing rock chisel has a bull or pointed edge. The tip is square, 4 sided, with each side tapering to a point. The bull point chisel for drilling into rock. Use it to gain accuracy when trying to remove specimens from the country rock. Maximum design hammer head weight: 3 lbs.
LIMIT: One Estwing 3/4 in x 9 in Cushion Grip Rock Chisel ERC-9C Chisel Per Customer.
Estwing Supreme 24 oz Chisel Edge Rock Hammer with End Cap E3-24BLC
Estwing Supreme 24oz Chisel Edge Rock Hammer with End Cap E3-24BLC
Estwing Supreme 24 oz Chisel Edge Rock Hammer with End Cap is the same exact hammer as Estwing Supreme 24 oz Chisel Edge Rock Hammer. It just has a different part number. Estwing will be canceling the part number E3-24PC since it's a duplicate. Estwing sometimes runs out of stock on the E3-24PC part number so we substitute the E3-24BLC
Chisel edge rock hammers are typically used when you want to split layers of rock apart when looking for fossils.
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