Rockhounding Nevada - A Guide to the State's Best Rockhounding Sites

Rockhounding Nevada - A Guide to the State's Best Rockhounding Sites

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A complete guide to finding and collecting the state’s gems and minerals Rockhounding Nevada is a must-have book for anyone interested in collecting rocks, minerals, fossils, and gems in the Silver State. Fully up to date with GPS coordinates for more than 100 collecting locales, it covers popular and widely known fee-dig operations as well as four-wheel-drive adventures into the desert and long winding drives through the mountains. The result is a complete and accurate guide to the state’s gem and mineral deposits. The author—a veteran rockhounder in the West with more than forty years of experience—concisely describes the best places to locate agate, opal, jasper, fossils, fluorescent minerals, obsidian, chalcedony, wonderstone, malachite, petrified wood, limb casts, and much more. Look inside to find: • Maps and detailed site descriptions with directions • Suggested tools and techniques • Land-use regulations and legal restrictions • Information on nearby camping William A. Kappele 2011 240 pages paperback