Rockhounding Idaho

A Guide to 99 of the State’s Best Rockhounding Sites

Author: Garret Romaine

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 0762763310

Category: Nature

Page: 264

View: 552

A complete guide to Idaho's best sites for collecting rocks, minerals, gems, crystals, fossils, and gold.
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Rockhounding Arizona

A Guide To 75 Of The State's Best Rockhounding Sites

Author: Gerry Blair

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 146174587X

Category: Nature

Page: 232

View: 1977

Updated and revised to reflect the latest information on this alluring state of extremes, Rockhounding Arizona includes more than seventy of Arizona's best rockhounding sites and their emblematic activities, from jasper hunting in the historic mining district near Bagdad to searching for gold in the Superstition Mountains and digging for turquoise at the foot of the Hieroglyphic Range. Rockhounding Arizona covers popular and commercial sites as well as little-known areas. It describes where to view mineral specimens and prehistoric artifacts at Grand Canyon and Petrified Forest national parks, as well as on tribal lands. Brimming with advice on collecting and preparing gems and minerals, this handy reference also includes maps, and directions to each site as well as to museums, rock shops, and major tracts of public land. For the beginner, it offers a complete introduction to this many-faceted hobby. For the expert, it is an outstanding guide and sourcebook.
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Rockhounding Nevada

A Guide to the State's Best Rockhounding Sites

Author: William A. Kappele

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 0762777001

Category: Nature

Page: 256

View: 6156

A complete guide and source-book brimming with advice on collecting and preparing gems and minerals.
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Rockhounding Wyoming

A Guide to the State's Best Rockhounding Sites

Author: Kenneth Graham

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1493027425

Category: Nature

Page: 256

View: 6091

The 75 sites described in this guide take you across the red desert to the high mountain majesty of the Big Horns and Wind Rivers as well as the geologic wonders of Yellowstone National Park. Graham, a former hardrock miner, developed an interest in rocks at an early age, and he shares his enthusiasm for rockhounding and his appreciation for the diverse Wyoming landscape that holds the treasure. Each description provides detailed information complete with maps on how to find the remote as well as popular digs, what will likely be found there, the tools to bring, the best season to visit, the appropriate vehicle to drive, or when to lace up your hiking boots to get to those out-of-the-way places.
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Rockhounding Utah

A Guide to the State's Best Rockhounding Sites

Author: William A. Kappele,Gary Warren

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1493009478

Category: Nature

Page: 208

View: 4593

A completely updated and revised edition brimming with advice on collecting and preparing gems and minerals .
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Rockhounding Montana

A Guide to 100 of Montana's Best Rockhounding Sites

Author: Montana Hodges,Robert Feldman

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 149301448X

Category: Nature

Page: 232

View: 9322

With this informative, fully updated and revised guide, you can explore the mineral-rich region of Montana. It describes the state's best rockhounding sites and covers popular and commerical sites as well as numerous little-known areas. This handy guide also descirbes how to collect specimens, includes maps and directions to each site, and lists rockhound clubs around the state. This is truly a complete guide to popular collecting sites in Montana and source-book brimming with advice that can be of use to both the novice and the experienced rockhounder.
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Rockhounding Oregon

A Guide to the State's Best Rockhounding Sites

Author: Lars Johnson

Publisher: FalconGuides

ISBN: 9780762783663

Category: Nature

Page: 288

View: 3712

This book provides detailed directions and GPS coordinates to the best rockhounding sites in Oregon, with valuable tips on what to tools to bring and how to conduct your search. Comprehensive lists of minerals or fossils for each site and excellent color photos will help you know what to look for and to identify what you’ve found. Information on clubs, rock shops, museums, and special attractions are provided. Rockhounding Oregon is a must-have for anyone interested in collecting their own minerals, gems, and fossils in the region.
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Rockhounding Washington

A Guide to the State's Best Sites

Author: Lars Johnson

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1493019104

Category: Nature

Page: 288

View: 447

Guide and source-book with advice on observing and collecting gems and minerals in Washington.
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Gem Trails of Oregon

Author: James R. Mitchell

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Travel

Page: 193

View: 2308

From agate to zeolite, detailed maps and text lead collectors to more than 80 of the best locations throughout the state. Color and B/W photos highlight collecting areas and the specimens found there.
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Rocks, Gems, and Minerals of the Rocky Mountains

Author: Garret Romaine

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1493014617

Category: Nature

Page: 176

View: 3744

Rocks, Gems, and Minerals of the Rocky Mountains is a field guide to more than 130 of the most common and sought-after rocks, gems, and minerals hidden throughout the Rocky Mountains. Conveniently sized to fit in your pocket and featuring full-color, detailed photographs, this informative guide makes it easy to identify rocks in your backyard and beyond. Also included is an introduction that covers fundamental geology information and interesting facts. This is the essential source when you're out in the field, both informative and beautiful to peruse.
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Geology Lab for Kids

52 Projects to Explore Rocks, Gems, Geodes, Crystals, Fossils, and Other Wonders of the Earth's Surface

Author: Garret Romaine

Publisher: Quarry Books

ISBN: 1631594052

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 144

View: 7384

Geology Lab for Kids features 52 simple, inexpensive, and fun experiments that explore the Earth’s surface, structure, and processes. This family-friendly guide explores the wonders of geology, such as the formation of crystals and fossils, the layers of the Earth’s crust, and how water shapes mountains, valleys, and canyons. There is no excuse for boredom with a year’s worth of captivating STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math) activities. In this book, you will learn: - How to identify the most common rocks and minerals - How to maintain and display your rock collection - How insects are trapped and preserved in amber - How geysers and volcanoes form and erupt - How layers of rock reveal a record of time - How to pan for gold like a real prospector Geology is an exciting science that helps us understand the world we live in, and Geology Lab for Kids actively engages readers in simple, creative activities that reveal the larger world at work.
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Gem Trails of Oregon

Author: Garret Romaine

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781889786445

Category: Nature

Page: 272

View: 8818

Revised and expanded 3/E of this very popular guide for Oregon rockhounds and collectors of rock, mineral and fossil specimens. Features over 100 of Oregon's best rock, mineral and fossil collecting sites, including 40 completely new locations. Sites include detailed maps, descriptive text and photos, GPS coordinates, tools required and nearby attractions. With a mineral locator index, glossary, list of mineral clubs and mineral museums, plus a full-color specimen photo insert, this is the indispensable guidebook for either beginning or experienced mineral and fossil hunters.
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Earth Treasures

The Southwestern Quadrant

Author: Allan W. Eckert

Publisher: Backinprint.Com

ISBN: 9780595089611

Category: Nature

Page: 400

View: 4612

"The ultimate field-guide for the amateur and professional rockhound, geologist and paleontologist."Gem & Minerals Magazine
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Idaho Nature Set

Field Guides to Wildlife, Birds, Trees and Wildflowers of Idaho

Author: James Kavanagh

Publisher: Waterford Press

ISBN: 9781620051375

Category: Nature

Page: 36

View: 1283

The Idaho Nature Set offers the best in wildlife and plant identification for The Gem State. The set includes three Pocket Naturalist Guides to Idaho - Trees & Wildflowers, Birds, and Wildlife - and is attractively packaged in a cellophane bag. The beautifully illustrated folding guides highlight well over 300 familiar and unique species and include ecoregion maps featuring prominent wildlife-viewing areas and botanical sanctuaries. Laminated for durability, Pocket Naturalist Guides are lightweight, pocket-sized sources of portable information and ideal for field use by novices and experts alike. Made in the USA.
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Rockhounding Alaska

A Guide to 75 of the State's Best Rockhounding Sites

Author: Montana Hodges

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 0762765755

Category: Nature

Page: 232

View: 7806

Rockhounding Alaska will be an in-depth guide to the rocks, minerals and fossils legally found and collected within the state. The book will contain a light, informative overview of the geologic history of Alaska as well as a site-by-site guide to approximately 70 collecting locations. Included with every site will be clear concise driving directions, a GPS position and list of major attractions and local amenities. The exciting locations stretch from Kodiak Island to the Arctic Circle and range from ancient fossilized sea creatures to precious gems and gold nuggets.
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Roadside Geology of Idaho

Author: David D. Alt,Donald W. Hyndman

Publisher: Mountain Press

ISBN: N.A

Category: Science

Page: 393

View: 1681

An introductory chapter briefly reviews Idaho's geology followed by a series of road guides with the local particulars. The authors tell you what the rocks are and what they mean. Useful graphics and charts supplement the text and help you to understand
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The Hiker's Guide

Greater Boise

Author: Scott Marchant

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780982472446

Category: Hiking

Page: 207

View: 1834

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Hot Springs and Hot Pools of the Northwest

Author: Marjorie Gersh-Young

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781533163394

Category:

Page: 234

View: 1312

The Premier Hot Springs Guidebook for Natural Hot Springs & Resorts in the NW United States. If you are looking for places to stay on a road trip, or upscale spa's and resorts, this book has it all! Detailed descriptions, directions, and photos of hundreds of hot springs and resorts in Oregon, Washington, Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, British Columbia, Alberta, Alaska, & Puerto Rico.
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