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Arizona Rocks & Minerals

By Bob Lynch, Dan R. Lynch 9781591932376

It's here: the perfect guide to rocks and minerals of the Grand Canyon State! From agates to rare treasures like gold, you'll have facts and details at your fingertips to learn about and identify your finds. The book's easy-to-use format helps you to quickly uncover what you need to know and where to look. 252pp, 2010

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Fee Mining and Rockhounding Adventures in the West

By James Martin Monaco & Jeannette Hathaway Monaco 1889786187

This unique guide directs you to over 94 collecting locations plus 150 museums, caves, points of interest, fairs and festivals throughout the western states. Digging locations are varied and include fee mines, gold prospecting areas, sites to hunt rocks, minerals and fossils, and collecting adventure tours.

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Finding Gold In The Desert

By Otto Lynch 0935810536

Five dollars will get you a few minutes at a slot machine or this guide to the hard way to get rich quick in Nevada. New edition includes directions for building a drywasher. 1994

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Gem Trails of Arizona

By James R. Mitchell 9781889786148

Detailed text describes where to go and what to look for at each collecting area. Maps for each site lead the rockhound to an almost limitless supply of specimens. Black and white photographs picture the collecting areas. Color photographs highlight beautiful specimens. A new glossary makes it easier to locate that special specimen for your collection. 224pp, 2001

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Gem Trails Of New Mexico

By James R. Mitchell 1889786128

Rockhound alert! The Anasazi knew it first, but them thar hills are full of gems from turquoise to sugalite, charolite and other lovely minerals. 2001, 239 pp. Expanded, revised edition.

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Geology of Northern New Mexico's Parks

By L Greer Price (ed) 9781883905255

This authoritative overview of the geology of northern New Mexico's parks, monuments, and public lands, with information on the regional setting, the rock record, and the most prominent geologic features. With nearly 300 full-color geologic maps, graphics, and photographs, this book is a perfect introduction to some of New Mexico's most significant geologic landscapes. 372 pages, $24.95 2010

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Geology of the Jemez Region II

By Barry S. Kues, Shari A. Kelley, and Virgil W. Luet 9781585460946

The Jemez Mountains are one of the most intensively studied mountain ranges in North America, and probably in the world. Best known for the early Pleistocene Valles caldera, the world's type example of a resurgent caldera, the Jemez Mountains also includes a wide variety of other volcanic features, both older and younger than the caldera. Field and laboratory studies of the Jemez region, by scores of geoscientists at numerous institutions, have produced a remarkable amount of new information over the past decade. Spiral bound editon with road loigs only, 146pp., 2006

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Gold Prospectors Handbook

By Jack Black 935182322

This book includes how to pan gold, prospect streams, gold in lode, retorts, geology, sampling techniques, tools and how to use them, sluices, portable dredges, glossary, and other valuable minerals.

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GPS Guide to Western Gem Trails

By David A. Kelty 89786353

Compasses have been the standard for locating collecting sites for decades, but there is an alternative way to find your destination- The GPS Guide to Western Gem Trails. Compiled by a veteran rockhound, this handy supplemental GPS guide directs you to the best collecting sites found in the Gem Trails books series as well as other popular rockhounding guides. 232pp, 2007

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Grand Canyon Continuing Story

By Connie Rudd 0887140467

Although erosion has been slowed considerably by the damming of the Colorado River, the Grand Canyon is still growing grander all the time. Find out the how the Grand Canyon story goes on in this photographic volume. 48 pp.

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Guide to the Geology of Sabino Canyon and the Catalina Highway

By John V. Bezy 9781892001214

This beautifully illustrated guide provides a geologist's eye view into the geologic setting and history of the Santa Catalina Mountains. With this text in hand, the reader will peer into the window that Sabino Canyon offers into the core of the Santa Catalina Mountains. 45pp, 2004

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High Plains of Northeastern New Mexico: A Guide to Geology And Culture (Scenic Trip 19))

By Muehlberger, Muehlenberger, Price 1883905206

The northeast corner of New Mexico, home to the largest volcanic field east of the Rock Mountains, encompasses some of the most attractive scenery in the southwestern U.S. The region's rich cultural history includes the Santa Fe Trail and the Folsom Man site. This volume, number 19 in the popular Scenic Trip series, includes detailed road logs and provides an in-depth but popular look at this unique geologic landscape, including Capulin Mountain and the canyon of the Dry Cimarron River. Over a hundred photos, maps, and illustrations. Fully indexed, with glossary. 2005

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Map: Sanders AZ - Surface Management Map

By BLM 100SANDERS

BLM shows roads, and topographic detail. Much of the map shows Navajo Indian Reservation. Differentiates between public and private land, and also among the various agencies who manage the public lands. Visit the Petrified Forest National Park and Painted Desert Visitor Center. Picnicking, hiking, scenic driving, and photography in the area. Use the map for the northern section of AZ Hunting Unit 2A. Scale 1:100,000. 2002

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Modern Prospecting

By Roger McPherson 1889786160

In Modern Prospecting, an experience prospector passes on information acquired through 20 years of classroom study, field work in the western states and Alaska, and trial and error. Chapters include descriptions of the major types of deposits; interviews with professional geologists; how to obtain an assay; use geochemical and geophysical methods; and stake a proper claim.

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Mountains of New Mexico

By Robert Julyan 9780826335166

In this guide to New Mexico's mountains, Robert Julyan provides essential information such as location, physiographic province, elevation and relief, ecosystems, and ownership, as well as the historical and natural details that make each range unique: archaeology, Native American presence, mining history, ghost towns, recreation, and much more, as well as geology, ecology, and plants and animals. 384pp, 2006

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New Mexico Rocks and Minerals

By Dan R and Bob Lynch 9781591934455

Your must-have guide to New Mexico's rocks and minerals. Full-color photos and the details you need to know for identifying and collecting 127 rocks and minerals. 2014

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New Mexico: Then & Now (Gold & Gems)

By RN & ML Preston 44196

A collection of 5 large maps covering the entire state of New Mexico. These maps show gold and silver prospecting areas, and locations where gems and minerals have been found.

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Northeastern New Mexico—A Guide to Geology and Culture

By William R. Muehlberger, Sally J. Muehlberger, and 9781883905206

The northeast corner of New Mexico, home to the largest volcanic field east of the Rocky Mountains, encompasses some of the most attractive scenery in the southwestern U.S. The region's rich cultural history includes the Santa Fe Trail and the Folsom Man site. This volume, number 19 in the popular Scenic Trip series, includes detailed road logs and provides an in-depth but popular look at this unique geologic landscape, including Capulin Mountain and the canyon of the Dry Cimarron River. Over a hundred photos, maps, and illustrations. Fully indexed, with glossary. 2005

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Peterson Field Guide To Rocks And Minerals

By Frederick H. Pough 0395727774

You know the west is full of them, and you know some of them have driven men mad with desire. Don`t you want to know which ones can bring you joy and fulfillment forever? 396 pp. 1995

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Peterson's First Guide to Rocks & Minerals

By Frederick H. Pough 395935431

Written and designed for the beginner, this book describes and illustrates the most common and interesting rocks and minerals, from simple sandstone to exotic gems. Illustrated with dozens of beautiful color photographs, it tells how these rocks and minerals formed and how to identify them--and includes tips on collecting.

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