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Rockhounding Colorado 2ND Editionby William A Kappele
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A fascinating treasure hunt awaits you in the Centennial State. Rockhounding Colorado takes you to nearly one hundred of the best rockhounding sites in the state. Search for amethyst and quartz at the Crystal Hill Mine. Check out the view at Douglas Pass while looking for leaf imprints and insect fossils. Or head to Saint Peters Dome to uncover green, white, and purple fluorite.
Veteran rockhounders William and Cora Kappele lend their more than thirty years of experience, outlining some of the best places to turn up rhodonite, agate, pyrite, and more. You¿ll get the inside dirt on the best seasons to hunt, what you¿ll find at each site, where to spend the night, and even special attractions to visit while you¿re in the area.
Look inside for: detailed descriptions of each site; information on what tools to bring; advice on what kind of vehicle is needed to get to each site; lists of BLM, county office, and National Forest contact information.
Whether you¿re a beginner or veteran collector, let Rockhounding Colorado be your guide on your next rockhounding adventure.
This guide details more than 70 of the besthounding sites in the state.
This guide details nearly 100 of the best rockhounding sites in the state.
From agate and fossils in the land of the dinosaurs to the 14,000-foot peak of Mount Antero, Rockhounding Colorado guides the amateur collector to more than 70 of the best rockhounding sites in the Centennial State. Lively text, accurate maps, and clear site descriptions reveal great sources of rhodonite, alabaster, tourmaline, amethyst, blue barite, and much more.
About the Author
Bill Kappele has been rockhounding across the West with his wife Cora for nearly 40 years. His other books include Rockhounding Utah and Rockhounding Nevada. He lives in Mission Viejo, California.
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