Synopses & Reviews
With this informative guide, you can explore the mineral-rich areas' of Delaware, Maryland, and Washington D.C., from the beaches to the mountains. It describes the areas' 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. Rockhounding Delaware, Maryland, and Washington D.C. offers a complete introduction to this many-faceted hobby and is an invaluable sourcebook.
A complete guide and source-book brimming with advice on collecting and preparing gems and minerals.
About the Author
Robert Beard is a geologist and has collected rocks for over 30 years. He is a contributing editor to Rock & Gem magazine and has written for Rock & Gem since 1993. He resides in Harrisburg, PA with his wife, Rosalina, and his two children, Daniel and Roberta.