Gem Trails Of New Mexico

Author: James R. Mitchell
Publisher:
ISBN: 1889786489
Size: 18.62 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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New Mexio is a rockhound's paradise. From micromount and gem quality mineral specimens to fossil pieces of life forms millions of years old there is something of interest for both the novice and experienced collector. This latest fully revised editon of 118 sites updates the old ones and adds 23 new sites. Photos, maps, and detailed site descriptions including GPS coordinates, tools needed, and driving conditions help, along with a mineral locator index, glossary, list of museums and rock clubs plus a full color specimen photo insert.

Rockhounding New Mexico

Author: Martin Freed
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9781461746454
Size: 10.72 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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More than a third of New Mexico is public land that holds untold quantities of mineralogical treasure. With this book anyone can learn where to find unusual mineral displays, fossils, jasper, agate, petrified wood—not to mention more obsidian than one rockhound could possibly collect in a lifetime. The array and quality of such materials just waiting to be found in New Mexico are almost mind-boggling. Rockhounding New Mexico describes 140 of the state's best rockhound sites, covering popular and commercial sites as well as numerous little-known areas. This handy guide describes where and how to collect specimens, includes maps of each site as well as directions, and provides reliable recommendations for accommodations, camping, and other special attractions. It is, in short, a complete and outstanding introduction to the many sides of a fascinating hobby.

New Mexico Rocks Minerals

Author: Dan R. Lynch
Publisher: Adventure Publications(MN)
ISBN: 1591934451
Size: 13.84 MB
Format: PDF
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Get the perfect guide to rocks and minerals in the Land of Enchantment! The book features comprehensive entries for 127 New Mexico rocks and minerals, from common rocks to rare finds. The easy-to-use format means you'll quickly find what you need to know and where to look, while the authors' photographs depict the detail needed for identification - no need to guess from line drawings. With this field guide in hand, identifying and collecting can be fun and informative.

Gem Trails Of Texas

Author: Brad L. Cross
Publisher:
ISBN: 188978611X
Size: 18.93 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Presents a comprehensive guide to over fifty rock hunting sites in six geographical areas of Texas and includes an insert of rock, fossil, and mineral specimens, site locator map, descriptive text, and black-and-white photographs.