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

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A complete guide to Idaho's best sites for collecting rocks, minerals, gems, crystals, fossils, and gold.
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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: 5007

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 Wyoming

A Guide to the State's Best Rockhounding Sites

Author: Kenneth Graham

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1493027425

Category: Nature

Page: 256

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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: 1110

A completely updated and revised edition brimming with advice on collecting and preparing gems and minerals .
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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: 807

Guide and source-book with advice on observing and collecting gems and minerals in Washington.
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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: 4343

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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Fee Mining and Rockhounding Adventures in the West

Author: James Martin Monaco,Jeannette Hathaway Monaco

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781889786384

Category: Nature

Page: 240

View: 3602

This unique guide directs you to a wide variety of both "fee and free" rockhounding and mineral adventures throughout the western states. Covers 100 collecting locations plus 153 museums, caves, points of interest, fairs and festivals. Digging locations include fee mines, gold prospecting areas, rock mineral and fossil collecting sites plus adventures and cave tours. Includes site information, hours of operation, costs, directions and maps, contact info, and tools and supplies needed. Excellent for anyone interested in rocks and minerals from the casual hobbyist to serious collectors to family vacationers.
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Idaho Minerals

Author: Lanny Ream

Publisher: L. R. Ream Pub.

ISBN: 9780928693027

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 329

View: 1894

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Grubstaking the Palouse

Gold Mining in the Hoodoo Mountains of North Idaho, 1860-1950

Author: Richard C. Waldbauer

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: History

Page: 75

View: 8757

Grubstaking the Palouse describes the activities of miners and how their search for riches influenced development of the Palouse country, one of Americas important agricultural regions.
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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: 9445

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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Rocks, Gems, and Minerals of the Rocky Mountains

Author: Garret Romaine

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1493014617

Category: Nature

Page: 176

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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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Earth treasures

Author: Allan W. Eckert

Publisher: Harpercollins

ISBN: 9780060961312

Category: Nature

Page: 490

View: 1857

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Gold Panning the Pacific Northwest

A Guide to the Area’s Best Sites for Gold

Author: Garret Romaine

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1493014838

Category: Nature

Page: 256

View: 9870

Gold Panning the Pacific Northwest is the premiere reference source for anyone who is interested in getting started or continuing their gold prospecting in the pacific northwest region. Containing accurate, up-to-date prospecting information for all known panning areas in Oregon, Washington, and Idaho. The write-ups for each locale include driving directions, GPS coordinates, historical information, land ownership restrictions, full-color photos, and geological background. Features include: Full-color images GPS coordinates Geology basics Tools of the trade for every level of collector Rules and regulations Polishing, preserving, crafting, and displaying your treasures
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Gem Trails of Oregon

Author: Garret Romaine

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781889786445

Category: Nature

Page: 272

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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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Gold in Idaho

Author: Idaho Bureau Of Mines,Kerby Jackson

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 9781495952067

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 72

View: 1930

Mining historian Kerby Jackson introduces us to a classic lode mining work in this important re-issue of Pamphlet 68, otherwise known as “Gold In Idaho”. Unavailable since the 1940's, this publication was originally compiled by the Idaho Bureau of Mines and includes details on gold mining in Idaho.Included is not only raw data on gold production in Idaho, but also valuable insight into where gold may be found in Idaho, as well as practical information on the gold bearing rocks and other geological features that will assist those looking for placer and lode gold in the State of Idaho.This volume also includes thirteen gold maps that greatly enhance the practical usability of the information contained in this small book detailing where to find gold in Idaho.Note: This edition is a perfect facsimile of the original edition and is not set in a modern typeface. As such, some type characters and photographs might suffer from slight imperfections or minor shadows in the page background.
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Backcountry Roads--Idaho

Author: Lynna Howard,Leland Howard

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780870044595

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 240

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Distributed by the University of Nebraska Press for Caxton Press Idaho’s backcountry wilderness is renowned for its stark beauty. Remarkably, some of the state’s most beautiful sites are easily accessible for the road traveler who is willing to drive the backcountry logging and forest service roads that few have cataloged. Brother and sister team Lynna and Leland Howard have spent years doing just that. With more than 114 photographs, 33 color maps, 31 detailed expeditions complete with GPS coordinates, Backcountry Roads—Idaho is an indispensable companion for the road explorer.
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Idaho for the Curious

A Guide

Author: Cort Conley

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780960356638

Category: Travel

Page: 704

View: 570

A guide to the history of Idaho from a geographical context, this volume follows the roadways of Idaho and tells about interesting history that happened in the area.
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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: 6637

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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