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New Mexico Rockhounding: A Guide to Minerals, Genstones, and Fossilsby Stephen M. Voynick
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A county-by-county guide to one of the best mineral and fossil collecting regions in the nation. Part one provides general background information of use in planning collecting trips, including a sketch of geologic origins and an overview of New Mexico's mineral products and mining history. Part two describes 150 mineral, rock, gemstone, or fossil collecting sites, eleven museums, and eight national or state parks of geological, paleontological, or archaeological interest.
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New Mexico ranks among the best mineral and fossil collecting regions in the nation. Beginning with background information to get you started, New Mexico Rockhounding — organized geographically by county and accompanied by site maps and photographs — describes where to go and what you'll find there. The list of New Mexico mineral characteristics, glossary, and references provide useful supplementary information.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 295-300) and index.
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