Gem Trails of Utah

Author: James R. Mitchell

Publisher: Gem Guides Book Company

ISBN: 9781889786377

Category: Nature

Page: 232

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DESCRIPTION: Updated and expanded, this classic best-seller for Utah rock, mineral and fossil collectors is filled with expert advice gleaned from years of experience. Detailed text and maps lead the gem and fossil hunter to abandoned mine dumps, desert terrain, deep canyons, pristine mountains and beautiful lakes in the search for specimens. Black and white photos highlight the collecting areas. A color photo section aids in specimen identification, and a Mineral Locator Index helps to plan a successful collecting trip.


Gem Trails of Nevada

Author: James R. Mitchell

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781889786155

Category: Nature

Page: 192

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Revised and expanded second editon of this popular rock, mineral and fossil collecting book for NV. Mdaps, photos and detailed text describe where to go and what to look for at over 75 of the best collecting sites throughout the state. Also includes a new glossary, mineral index, and a color insert of specimens.

A Collector's Guide to Rock, Mineral, & Fossil Localities of Utah

Author: James R. Wilson

Publisher: Utah Geological Survey

ISBN: 1557913366

Category: Fossils

Page: 148

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With the tremendous growth of population in this and neighboring states, there are more collectors than ever before and with the rapidly escalating prices for mineral and fossil specimens in the retail market, there is a great demand for displayable material. It has become necessary for professional geologists, hobby collectors, and commercial collectors to recognize each others existence and to try to work together within a framework of regulation, courtesy, and common sense so that material of scientific value is not lost and undue restrictions are not placed upon collecting. There is a continuing need for collectors and professionals to work together with resource managers and legislators to develop workable laws and rules affecting the collecting of minerals and fossils. This publication contains details information about collecting areas, divided by county to make for ease of use. Each collecting area contains information about the minerals, rocks, or fossils present, map recommendations, and other helpful tips on getting to the sites.

Gem Trails of Colorado

Author: James R. Mitchell

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781889786414

Category: Nature

Page: 224

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This updated and expanded second edition features over 90 locations, including 27 new sites, where collectors can explore the mineral, gem and fossil treasures of Colorado. Includes clear maps and directions, detailed descriptive text, site photos, full-color specimen photo insert, lists of rock and mineral clubs, mineral museums and mine tours, a mineral locator index and glossary.

Gem Trails of Oregon

Author: James R. Mitchell

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Travel

Page: 193

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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.

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

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

The Utah Gold Rush

Author: Kerry Ross Boren, Lisa Lee Boren

Publisher: Cedar Fort

ISBN: 9781462103959

Category:

Page: N.A

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Gem Trails of New Mexico

Author: James R. Mitchell

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781889786483

Category: Nature

Page: 280

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New Mexio is a rockhound's paradise. From micromount and gem quality mineral specimens to fossil pieces of life forms millions of years old there is something of interest for both the novice and experienced collector. This latest fully revised editon of 118 sites updates the old ones and adds 23 new sites. Photos, maps, and detailed site descriptions including GPS coordinates, tools needed, and driving conditions help, along with a mineral locator index, glossary, list of museums and rock clubs plus a full color specimen photo insert.

Capitol Reef National Park

The Complete Hiking and Touring Guide

Author: Rick Stinchfield

Publisher: Big Earth Publishing

ISBN: 156579642X

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 219

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Finally, the total experience of enjoying Capitol Reef National Park has been captured in one comprehensive volume.

Geology Underfoot in Southern Utah

Author: Richard L. Orndorff,Robert W. Wieder,David G. Futey

Publisher: Mountain Press

ISBN: N.A

Category: Science

Page: 286

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Explores the creation stories behind 33 sites within Zion National Park, Natural Bridges National Monument, Bryce Canyon National Park, Fremont Indian State Park, and other locales that at one time included ancient eruptions, swamps, deserts, seas, and other forces that shaped the landscape. Original.

Colorado Gem Trails and Mineral Guide

Author: Richard M. Pearl

Publisher: Swallow Press

ISBN: N.A

Category: Science

Page: 222

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This famous book takes you on an extensive gem and mineral collecting tour of Colorado, revealing the interesting places where Nature has stored her treasures. Detailed directions are given for reaching the noted as well as the little-known localities in all sections of this great mineral-producing state. Included are numerous mileage logs never before published, and many sketch maps made especially for this book. A unique system arranges the localities along segments of the main highways. Latest information is given on local travel and collecting conditions and land ownership, so much desired by collectors who want to make the best use of their time. Gem and mineral societies that welcome visitors -- museums that display outstanding collections -- are all described. Official maps and references to the literature are listed.

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.

Gem Trails of Southern California

Author: James R. Mitchell

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781889786254

Category: California, Southern

Page: 215

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A New Edition! The definitive guide to over 70 of the best collecting sites for gems, minerals and fossils in Southern California from San Luis Obispo to San Diego. Detailed maps, text, and B/W locale photos lead the way and vivid color photos of specimens excite the anticipation of great finds.

Gem Trails of Texas

Author: Brad L. Cross

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781889786117

Category: Nature

Page: 167

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Presents a comprehensive guide to over fifty rock hunting sites in six geographical areas of Texas and includes an insert of rock, fossil, and mineral specimens, site locator map, descriptive text, and black-and-white photographs.

Utah's Hidden Treasure

Outlaw Loot in Every County

Author: Stephen B. Shaffer

Publisher: Cedar Fort

ISBN: 1462128092

Category: History

Page: 224

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Strike it rich in your own backyard! This comprehensive guide to uncovering the lost loot in Utah will inspire you to go out and explore with your family. Covering every county in Utah, Utah’s Hidden Treasure makes treasure-hunting accessible for everyone. Avid adventurer Stephan Shaffer will show you a side of Utah you’ve never seen before. Discover the possible locations of the Josephine Mine, the hidden caches of Butch Cassidy and the Wild Bunch, and the mystery surrounding the Rhoades Mine. From the days of bank-robbing outlaws and early miners, Utah’s Hidden Treasure will take you on an incredible journey.

Gem Trails of Washington

Author: Garret Romaine

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781889786407

Category: Nature

Page: 200

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The first comprehensive rock, mineral and fossil collecting guide of its kind for Washington State. Features over 75 of the best locales througout the state. Maps, site photos, and descriptive text, with GPS coordinates, and access info. guide rockhounds to interesting mineral locations. A full color insert of specimens, glossary, lists of rock & mineral clubs, and mineral locator index make this book an indespensible tool for Washington collectors.

A Rockhounding Guide to North Carolina's Blue Ridge Mountains

Author: Michael Streeter

Publisher: Milestone PressInc

ISBN: 9781889596150

Category: Nature

Page: 126

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A guidebook identifying 30 rock and mineral collecting sites, including abandoned mines and prospects, in a 17-county region of western North Carolina. Includes a map and complete directions for each site, minerals to be found there, recommended tools and historical details, if known.

Dinosaur Bones

Author: Aliki

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0064450775

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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How do we know what dinosaurs were like? Dinosaurs roamed the earth millions of years ago. Then suddenly they all died out. How do we know now what they looked like? How do we know that they really existed at all? Read and find out how scientists have proven the existence of dinosaurs by studying fossil remains. Each new fossil find helps them to ice together a picture of what the world was like millions of years ago.

Rocks, Gems, and Minerals

Author: Garret Romaine

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 149301482X

Category: Nature

Page: 160

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Rocks, Gems, and Minerals is a field guide to more than 100 of the most common and sought-after rocks, gems, and minerals hidden throughout North America. 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.