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The Modern Rockhounding and Prospecting Handbook (Falcon Guide)

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Publisher Comments:

 This volume gives you the basic tools to transition from “pebble pup” to expert rockhound and explains everything from geology basics, identification tips, tools of the trade, how to record your findings, and how to set up a lab or gem shop. Before you know it, you’ll be driving the open roads and traveling home with dusty pockets full of rocks, gems, minerals, fossils—and maybe even gold.

 

Features:

* geology basics

* popular collectibles, including rocks, gems, fossils, meteorites, and gold

* tools of the trade for every level of collector

* rules and regulations

* polishing, preserving, crafting, and displaying your treasures

Synopsis:

This is the go-to instructional guide for the modern rockhounder and prospector, ideal for enthusiasts at all skill levels.

About the Author

Garret Romaine, an avid rockhound, fossil collector, and gem hunter, is the author of Rockhounding Idaho and Rocks, Gems, and Minerals (both FalconGuides) as well as Gem Trails of Oregon and Gem Trails of Washington. He is also a columnist for Gold Prospectors magazine.

Table of Contents

Preface

Introduction

Chapter 1 What to look for

What’s out there?

Basic geology

Resources for basic geology

Popular collectibles

Gator Girl’s best advice ever

Chapter 2 Where to find it

Old-school reference materials

Online guides

Apps & Software

Social networking

Historical Websites

Online maps

ArcGIS

Geology maps

JSTOR searches

Build your own book

Chapter 3 How to get it home

Getting to the site and back

General field work pointers

Collecting Rocks and Minerals

Fossil collecting

Gold Prospecting

Meteorite Hunting

Chapter 4 What to do with it

Tumble polishing

Carving soapstone

Knapping

Preserving fossils

Jewelry making

Displaying your treasures

Glossary

Index

About the Author

Product Details

ISBN:
9780762784707
Author:
Romaine, Garret
Publisher:
FalconGuide
Subject:
Rocks & Minerals
Subject:
Geology-Fossils
Edition Description:
First
Publication Date:
20131031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
full color photos
Pages:
264
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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