Nature

Gem Trails of Utah

Author: James R. Mitchell

Publisher: Gem Guides Book Company

ISBN: 9781889786377

Category: Nature

Page: 232

View: 6143

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.
Nature

Gem Trails of Nevada

Author: James R. Mitchell

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781889786155

Category: Nature

Page: 192

View: 7477

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.
Nature

Gem Trails of Colorado

Author: James R. Mitchell

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781889786414

Category: Nature

Page: 224

View: 5784

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.
Fossils

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

View: 9696

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.
Nature

Gem trails of Arizona

a field guide for collectors

Author: Bessie W. Simpson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Nature

Page: 88

View: 8833

Nature

Gem Trails of New Mexico

Author: James R. Mitchell

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781889786483

Category: Nature

Page: 280

View: 965

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.
Travel

Gem Trails of Oregon

Author: James R. Mitchell

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Travel

Page: 193

View: 7261

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.
Nature

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: 1675

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

View: 4031

Science

Colorado Gem Trails and Mineral Guide

Author: Richard M. Pearl

Publisher: Swallow Press

ISBN: N.A

Category: Science

Page: 222

View: 4088

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.
Nature

Gem Trails of Northern California

Author: James R. Mitchell

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781889786285

Category: Nature

Page: 192

View: 9357

Visions of glittering gold come to mind when you think of Northern Californias mineralsbut there is so much more. There is jade in qualities rivaling that from Wyoming or Burma; beautiful pink rhodonite; and possibly the most diverse variety of gem obsidian in the country, if not the world. In this up-dated second edition detailed text and maps lead rockhounds to over 76 locations where you can collect 60 varieties of Northern Californias mineral and fossil treasures. There are full-color specimen photos to inspire your collecting efforts, and black and white photos to help locate sites as diverse as the minerals themselves, including pine covered mountains, barren deserts and beautiful beaches.From popular and commercial sites to those little-known, out of the way places, this is the most complete guide to gem, fossil and mineral collecting in Northern California.
California, Southern

Gem Trails of Southern California

Author: James R. Mitchell

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781889786254

Category: California, Southern

Page: 215

View: 2725

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.
Nature

Gem Trails of Oregon

Author: Garret Romaine

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781889786445

Category: Nature

Page: 272

View: 1574

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.
Sports & Recreation

Capitol Reef National Park

The Complete Hiking and Touring Guide

Author: Rick Stinchfield

Publisher: Big Earth Publishing

ISBN: 156579642X

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 219

View: 3194

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

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

View: 2199

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.
Nature

Gem Trails of Washington

Author: Garret Romaine

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781889786407

Category: Nature

Page: 200

View: 2726

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.
Nature

Gem Trails of Texas

Author: Brad L. Cross

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781889786117

Category: Nature

Page: 167

View: 1446

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.
History

Utah's Hidden Treasure

Outlaw Loot in Every County

Author: Stephen B. Shaffer

Publisher: Cedar Fort

ISBN: 1462128092

Category: History

Page: 224

View: 945

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.
Nature

A Rockhounding Guide to North Carolina's Blue Ridge Mountains

Author: Michael Streeter

Publisher: Milestone PressInc

ISBN: 9781889596150

Category: Nature

Page: 126

View: 6397

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.