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A Guide To Treasure In New Mexico

By Thomas Penfield 0941620247

What are you WAITING for?!? Here`s the scoop--there`s the treasue. Get out there!! 109 pages.

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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 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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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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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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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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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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Rockhound's Handbook

By James R. Mitchell 93518290X

Beyond the possibility of making a new find or valuable discovery, rock and mineral collecting is an inexpensive hobby that is an excellent activity for all ages. It also offers the opportunity to explore landscapes as diverse as the rocks and minerals found there.

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Weekend Gold Miner

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

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Adventures On America`s Public Lands

By Mary Tisdale and Bibi Booth, editors 1588340813

The Bureau of Land Management (all you non-Westerners say together "WHO?") oversees some of the US of A`s greatest outdoor recreational possibilities. Until now, many of them have fallen into the "Best Kept Secrets" category, but this new Department of Interior survey blows the doors off the secret. From New Mexico to Alaska - and even some sites in Florida, the Dakotas and some Eastern States - opportunities to hike, bike, ride your four-wheeler, watch the birds, plants and animals, explore slot canyons, high peaks and ancient historic sites are all detailed in this beautifully illustrated tome. If you`re headed West (or live here), this one is essential. 2003.

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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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Audubon Field Guide To The Southwestern States

By Peter Alden and Peter Friedrici 067944680X

What do you need to know? Which cactus is which? What crawly critter is what? Where are the parks and preserves? Just reach into your pocket and pull out this hefty litte rascal and you`ll probably be able to find a color photo and oodles of description. If it lives and breathes, or grows, or just <i>is</i> in the American Southwest, it`s in here. 1999, 447 pages

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Birds of Arizona Field Guide

By Stan Tekiela 1591930154

Make bird identification easier, more informative and productive. This book contains 145 species of only Arizona birds, easy to use color guide, range maps showing where in Arizona you will find the birds, and full page photos with corresponding full page descriptions.

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Dry Washing for Gold

By James Klein 935182764

This is a great book on how to Dry Wash for Gold. It takes you step by step on how to do everything for Dry Washing for Gold.

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Field Guide To Rock Art Symbols Of The Southwest

By Alex Patterson 1555660916

The Southwest is filled with the etchings created by civilizations from long ago, depicting familiar figures like Kokopelli, and more mysterious humans, shapes, and animals. This guide offers illustrations, and some explanation of what these symbols might have meant. 1992, 256 pp.

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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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Greetings from Route 66

By Voyageur Press 760338858

John Steinbeck famously christened Route 66 as out "Mother Road." Others have called it the Main Street of the United States, the road that links the East to the West, a symbol of America. Now, here's the ultimate road trip back through time along Route 66. It's a travel guide and history, a pop culture tour de force and a cookbook-all in one!

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Hot Springs & Hot Pools Of Southwest

By Marjorie Gersh-Young 1890880019

Find out where to relax all throughout the Southwest with or without clothes, for fee and for free.2007, 240 pp.

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