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Although known for its gold production, California is a virtual haven for rock and gem collectors. With this informative guide, 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 and directions to each site, and lists rockhound clubs around the state. <i>Rockhounding California</i> offers a complete introduction to this many-faceted hobby and is an outstanding guide and sourcebook.

Synopsis:

A complete guide and source-book brimming Z99 advice on collecting and preparing gems and minerals

Product Details

ISBN:
9781560446392
Author:
Butler, Gail A.
Publisher:
FalconGuide
Location:
Helena, MT
Subject:
California
Subject:
Geology
Subject:
Rocks & Minerals
Subject:
Mountaineering
Subject:
Rocks
Subject:
Fossils
Subject:
Minerals
Subject:
Earth Sciences - Geology
Subject:
United States / West / Pacific (AK, CA, HI, NV, OR, WA)
Subject:
Geology-Rocks and Minerals
Edition Number:
First edition
Edition Description:
First
Series:
Rockhounding Series
Series Volume:
100-844
Publication Date:
19980931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
200
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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Science and Mathematics » Geology » General
Science and Mathematics » Geology » Rocks and Minerals
Science and Mathematics » Geology » US by State
Travel » North America » United States » California » General
Travel » North America » United States » Western States

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