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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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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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Geology: Golden Guide

By Frank H T Rhodes 1582381437

This informative guide covers the five billion years of history that have given the earth its present form, including: The earth's relation to the rest of the universe The rocks and minerals of which it is made The effects of glaciers, gravity, volcanoes, and other forces Illustrated in full color, this guide is valuable for everyone interested in our planet.

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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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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 - 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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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 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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Rockhound & Prospector's Bible

By L J Ettinger 484040

By far, one of the best references and study guides for prospectors and rockhounds alike. This book is loaded with helpful charts, diagrams and illustrations. It covers: introduction to minerals, understanding and identifying rocks, Magmatic deposits, hydrothermal deposits, secondary deposits, placer deposits, gemstones, using maps and doing research, prospecting techniques, and notes on filling a mining claim. A very useful reference for the serious gold hunter. 1993

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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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