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Rockhounding Idaho: A Guide to 99 of the State's Best Rockhounding Sites

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A complete guide to finding, collecting, and preparing the states gems & minerals

Rockhounding Idaho is a must-have book for anyone interested in collecting rocks, minerals, fossils, and gold in the Gem State. Completely up-to-date with over 200 GPS coordinates in ninety-nine collecting locales, it covers popular and widely known fee-dig operations as well as four-wheel-drive adventures into the desert, and long winding drives through the mountains. The result is a complete and accurate guide to the states vast riches.

The author—a long-time field collector in the Pacific Northwest and an award-winning writer—clearly explains the broad outlines of Idahos many collecting locales and mining districts, and provides an appreciation for the geology underneath. You can use this guide to plan expeditions straight across the state or to devise looping road trips that cover a single region in great detail. From agates to zeolites, from garnets to gold, Rockhounding Idaho is the ideal resource for ­rockhounds of all ages and experience levels.

 
Look inside to find:

• Maps and detailed site descriptions with directions

• Suggested tools and techniques

• Land-use regulations and legal restrictions

• Information on nearby camping

Synopsis:

A complete guide to Idahos best sites for collecting rocks, minerals, gems, crystals, fossils, and gold.

About the Author

Garret Romaine, an avid rockhound, fossil collector, and gem hunter, is the author of Gem Trails of Oregon and Gem Trails of Washington, as well as a columnist for Gold Prospectors magazine. 

Product Details

ISBN:
9780762748129
Author:
Romaine, Garret H.
Publisher:
FalconGuide
Author:
Romaine, Garret
Subject:
United States - West - Mountain (General)
Subject:
Hiking
Subject:
Rocks & Minerals
Subject:
United States - Mountain - Idaho
Subject:
United States / West / Mountain (AZ, CO, ID, MT, NM, UT, WY)
Subject:
Outdoors - Camping and Hiking
Edition Description:
First
Series:
Rockhounding Series
Publication Date:
20100531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
bandw maps and photos
Pages:
264
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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