This concise rockhounding guide, from local author Lars Johnson, breaks down all of the information by site so you'll know exactly what tools to bring, what type of vehicle to drive, and what accommodations are nearby. This is by far one of the best books out there for anyone interested in exploring Oregon's geology. Recommended By Shannon B., Powells.com
Synopses & Reviews
This book provides detailed directions and GPS coordinates to the best rockhounding sites in Oregon, with valuable tips on what to tools to bring and how to conduct your search. Comprehensive lists of minerals or fossils for each site and excellent color photos will help you know what to look for and to identify what you’ve found. Information on clubs, rock shops, museums, and special attractions are provided. Rockhounding Oregon is a must-have for anyone interested in collecting their own minerals, gems, and fossils in the region.