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Collector's field maps. New edition
with 20 new locations. Clear maps and
directions. Detailed site descriptions.
New GPS coordinates. Site photos and
a full-color specimen insert. Mineral
locator index and glossary. List of
gem shows, rockhound and prospecting
clubs, mineral museums, and mine tours.
75 of Arizona's best rockhounding sites,
emphasizing the current collecting
conditions you will encounter, to the
Mineral sites in Arizona, modern and
historical. Covers entire state, not
just selected sites. Very detailed
Use a pan to recover gold from wherever
it awaits you by following the simple
illustrated instructions in this book.
Also describes how to use metal detectors
to make finding gold as easy as finding
coins in the park.
Detailed catalog of placer gold locations
plus the geology and production history,
throughout Arizona. Geological Survey
Bulletin 1355. Includes USGS topographic
You can find gold! Its history, recovery
methods, and identification techniques
are revealed in this book, which teaches
you WHERE, HOW, WHEN and WHAT basic
equipment you'll need. Numerous b/w
photos and diagrams.
Field companion for the Arizona rock
collector. Full color photos of numerous
Arizona rocks (the best we've seen
in any field guide), along with maps
of their general distribution in Arizona.
Other general information about each
species is given.
Guide for serious rock collector. Covers
rocks and minerals from around the
world. It fills the gap between academic
texts and popular books by providing
a magnificent rock and mineral catalog
in color. Comprehensive, up to date,
Book on meteorites. Drawing on the
latest information from key meteorite
falls, the book explains what meteorites
are, where they come from, and what
they can tell us about our solar system.
It is written in an easy to follow,
jargon-free style, making it accessible
to all, and isillustrated throughout
with photos, diagrams, and maps; mostly
is the perfect educational
start for young children, being packed
with facts, accessible text, and dramatic
Mineralogy of more than 90 Minerals
of the American Southwest, each with
a full color photo. An easy-to-read
resource. Also gives a summary of the
metaphysical lore associated with each
mineral, where applicable.
Meteor and Meteorite origins, Meteor
watching, meteor showers, meteorite
falls and finds, meteorite craters,
meteorite classification, tektites,
collecting and preserving meteorites,
and meteorite organizations, dealers,
and museums. Many b/w diagrams and