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Falcon Guide: Rockhounding California: A Guide to the State's Best Rockhounding Sites (Falcon Guide Field Guides)

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Although known for its gold production, California is a virtual haven for rock and gem collectors. With this fully revised and upated edition, you can explore the mineral-rich desert regions, comb tide-washed beaches for jade, agate, abalone, fossilized whale bone, and prospect in the mountains and hills for gold, copper, and other minerals and gems. It describes 75 of the state's best rockhounding sites and covers popular and commercial sites as well as numerous little-known areas. This handy guide also describes how to collect specimens, includes maps, directions, and GPS coordinates for each site, and lists rockhound clubs around the state. Rockhounding California offers a complete introduction to this many-faceted hobby.

Synopsis:

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

About the Author

Gail Butler was a contributing editor to Rock and Gem magazine for more than 20 years and has written many articles on rockhounding, gold prospecting, lapidary, and other subjects for various publications. Now retired, she resides in Elsinore, Utah.

The California Federation of Mineralogical Societies (CFMS) is an association of Clubs and Societies devoted to the study of Earth Sciences and the practice of Lapidary Arts and Crafts in western United States. Learn more at www.cfmsinc.org.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780762771417
Author:
Butler, Gail A
Publisher:
FalconGuide
Author:
Koss, Shep
Author:
Butler, Gail A.
Subject:
Rocks & Minerals
Subject:
Travel-US Western States
Edition Description:
Second
Series:
Rockhounding Series
Publication Date:
20120631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
100 bandw photos, maps
Pages:
200
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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