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Placer Gold Deposits of New Mexico

By Maureen G. Johnson NM229

THE historic document for learning about the locations and mining of placer gold in The Land of Enchantment, this is the Official Geological Survey Bulletin (#1138), "a catalog of location, geology, and production with lists of annotated references pertaining to the placer districts."

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Pocket Naturalist: Geology

By James Kavanaugh 1583550755

A light and easy guide to the most common rocks, fossils, gemstones and other minerals - and usual ways to appreciate `em - like rockhounding. Waterproof and tearproof plastic coating. 2012, fold-out guide

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Roadside Geology Of Arizona

By Halka Chronic 0878421475

Learn the fascinating story of Arizona`s geological past as you travel over the Colorado Plateau, down the Mogollon Rim, up into the sky islands, and across the Colorado River lowlands. Clearly written for the layman. 1983.

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Roadside Geology of New Mexico

By Halka Chronic 9780878422098

The 'Land of Enchantment', New Mexico is as varied in its scenery as its nickname suggests. With desert lowlands in the south and high peaks in the north, with rugged volcanic uplands and colorful plateaus, and with a great rift valley that slashes the state in two. New Mexico presents many faces to the state's geology. 1986

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Sand To Stone and Back Again

By Nancy Bo Flood 9781555916572

Sand To Stone illustrates the life cycle of sandstone for curious yound minds. Discover the amazing shapes, colors, and textures natural forces have left behind in the Desert Southwest, 2009

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Silver and Gold In New Mexico

By Virginia T. McLemore 1883905109

Packed in a sleeve is a 2 by 3 foot resource map of the locations of both silver and gold throughout the state, the types of formations color-coded to distinguish placer gold from polymetallic vein deposits. Also included is a booklet that includes an overview of silver and gold discoveries in New Mexico, a detailed breakdown of each of the 163 mining districts and an extended discussion of the fifteeen different types of deposits where the shiney stuff appears. 60 pages + map, 2001

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Valles Caldera: A Geologic History

By Fraser Goff 9780826345905

Valles Caldera presents a summary of the significant geologic events that have taken place in New Mexico's Jemez Mountains region and describes the geology and volcanism of the Caldera. You don't have to be a geologist to enjoy this book but if you aren't familiar with geologic terms and names, a handy glossary explains them. 114 pages, color illustrations and photos. University of New Mexico Press, 2009, $18.95

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Valles Caldera: A Vision for New Mexico's National Preserve

By William deBuys, Don J. Usner 9780890135624

This book tells the natural and human history of the preserve, presents photographs of its splendour, and outlines the unique administrative experiment now underway to manage its lands. 126pp, Paperbound 2006

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Weekend Gold Miner

By A.H. Ryan, Ph.D. 935182462

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Nature » Plants

100 Roadside Wildflowers

By Western National Parks Association 911408738

In the Southwest, a parade of flowers can surprise you with their astonishing color and quantity. Blooms of red, yellow, pink, purple, and orange populate the woodlands. This book focuses on species you're most likely to see and helps you quickly identify them.

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All About Saguaros

By Carle Hodge 0916179605

Find out all you ever need to know about these majestic giants of the Sonoran Desert. 1991, 64 pp.

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Cactus of Arizona Field Guide

By Nora Bowers, Rick Bowers, Stan Tekiela 9781591930686

Learn about and identify cactus in Arizona! Full-page photos and descriptions make this the best guide to Arizona's cacti. 236pp, 2008

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Candy: Prickly Pear Box 8.5 oz

By Cheris Desert Harvest PPB8502

15 pieces of Prickly Pear candy packaged in a colorful box suitable for gift giving. No refrigeration is needed. (8.5-ounces, 15 pieces of candy).

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Edible and Useful Plants of the Southwest

By Delena Tull 292748279

All around us there are wild plants useful for food, medicine, and clothing, but most of us don't know how to identify or use them. This book includes recipes for foods, wild teas and spices, wild plant dyes and many more uses.

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Edible Wild Plants of the Prairie

By Kelly Kindscher 700603255

The book is organized into fifty-one chapters arranged alphabetically by scientific name. For those who are interested in finding and identifying the plants, the book provides line drawings, distribution maps, and botanical and habitat descriptions. The ethnobotanical accounts of food use form the major portion of the text, but the reader will also find information on the parts of the plants used, harvesting, propagation (for home gardeners), and the preparation and taste of wild food plants.

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Falcon Field Guide: Edible Wild Plants

By Todd Telander 762774210

Edible Wild Plants is a field guide to the 90 most common and sought-after species in North America. Conveniently sized to fit in your pocket and featuring full-color, detailed illustrations, this informative guide makes it easy to identify plants in your backyard, favorite parks, and wildlife areas.

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Field Guide to Oklahoma Plants


Commonly encountered prairie, shrubland, and forest species

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Flowers Of The Southwest Deserts

By Natt N. Dodge 0911408657

Detailed drawings and thoroughly presented information combine to make this guide to common floral species an invaluable trailside companion. Flowers are color-coded for easy identification. 1988.

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Forest Trees of Oklahoma

By Elbert Little, Jr. FRST TREE OK

How to recognize and know the forest trees of Oklahoma

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Frequently Asked Questions About the Saguaro

By Janice Emily Bowers 9781583690390

How tall is a saguaro? How old are they? How do you pronounce SAGUARO? The answers to these and dozens of other questions about this iconic Sonoran Desert giant can be found in this lavishly illustrated full-color book. Noted botanist and author Janice Emily Bowers explains the importance of the saguaro, its place in the desert ecosystem and significance to native culture. 20pp

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