Rockhounding Montana

Rockhounding Montana points the way to the best rockhounding in the state, including popular and commercial areas as well as lesser known sites on public land. This guide is an excellent sourcebook for experts and novices alike.

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Author: Montana Hodges

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 0762758295

Category: Nature

Page: 232

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A complete guide and source-book brimming with advice on collecting and preparing gems and minerals.

Rockhounding Montana

This is truly a complete guide to popular collecting sites in Montana and source-book brimming with advice that can be of use to both the novice and the experienced rockhounder.

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Author: Montana Hodges

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781493014484

Category: Nature

Page: 232

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With this informative, fully updated and revised guide, you can explore the mineral-rich region of Montana. It describes the state's best rockhounding sites and covers popular and commerical sites as well as numerous little-known areas. This handy guide also descirbes how to collect specimens, includes maps and directions to each site, and lists rockhound clubs around the state. This is truly a complete guide to popular collecting sites in Montana and source-book brimming with advice that can be of use to both the novice and the experienced rockhounder.

Rockhounding Alaska

A complete guide to finding, collecting, and preparing the state’s gems and minerals Rockhounding Alaska is a must-have book for collecting rocks, minerals, and fossils in the Last Frontier.

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Author: Montana Hodges

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781493034017

Category: Nature

Page: 256

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Rockhounding Alaska will be an in-depth guide to the rocks, minerals and fossils legally found and collected within the state. The book will contain a light, informative overview of the geologic history of Alaska as well as a site-by-site guide to approximately 70 collecting locations. Included with every site will be clear concise driving directions, a GPS position and list of major attractions and local amenities. The exciting locations stretch from Kodiak Island to the Arctic Circle and range from ancient fossilized sea creatures to precious gems and gold nuggets.

Rockhounding Montana

With this book, the beginner finds a complete introduction to this fascinating hobby, and the expert discovers an excellent sourcebook. Don't forget to bring this book along on your next geological journey.

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Author: Robert Feldman

Publisher: Falcon PressPub Company

ISBN: 1560444665

Category: Nature

Page: 154

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Informative guides to collecting sites featuring maps, detailed directions, advice on field techniques and collecting and preparing specimens.

Rockhounding Northern California

Explore the mineral-rich region of Northern California with Rockhounding Northern California and unearth the state’s best rockhounding sites, ranging from popular and commercial sites to numerous lesser-known areas.

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Author: Montana Hodges

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781493037032

Category: Nature

Page: 224

View: 113

Explore the mineral-rich region of Northern California with Rockhounding Northern California and unearth the state’s best rockhounding sites, ranging from popular and commercial sites to numerous lesser-known areas. Featuring an overview of the state’s geologic history as well as a site-by-site guide to the best rockhounding locations, Rockhounding Northern California is the ideal resource for rockhounds of all ages and experience levels.

Montana Adventure Guide

Expect to be rockhounding on private, tribal, BLM, US Forest Service or state lands. If on tribal or other private land, it's imperative that you ask ...

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Author: Genevieve Rowles

Publisher: Hunter Publishing, Inc

ISBN: 9781588430595

Category: Travel

Page: 360

View: 596

Montana offers a wealth of outdoor fun for the active traveler, from skiing and snowmobiling to fly fishing and horseback riding. With stunning scenery and colorful history, the state is one of the most appealing in the US. And the best part: it's rarely crowded!

Rockhounding Alaska

The book will contain a light, informative overview of the geologic history of Alaska as well as a site-by-site guide to approximately 70 collecting locations.

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Author: Montana Hodges

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9780762765751

Category: Nature

Page: 232

View: 154

Rockhounding Alaska will be an in-depth guide to the rocks, minerals and fossils legally found and collected within the state. The book will contain a light, informative overview of the geologic history of Alaska as well as a site-by-site guide to approximately 70 collecting locations. Included with every site will be clear concise driving directions, a GPS position and list of major attractions and local amenities. The exciting locations stretch from Kodiak Island to the Arctic Circle and range from ancient fossilized sea creatures to precious gems and gold nuggets.

Rockhounding Idaho

A Guide to 99 of the State's Best Rockhounding Sites Garret Romaine ... Hodges, Montana, and Robert Feldman. Rockhounding Montana.

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Author: Garret Romaine

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781493034123

Category: Nature

Page: 296

View: 965

A complete guide to finding, collecting, and preparing the state’s gems & minerals Rockhounding Idaho is a must-have book for anyone interested in collecting rocks, minerals, fossils, and gold in the Gem State. Completely up-to-date with over 200 GPS coordinates in ninety-nine 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 vast riches. The author—a long-time field collector in the Pacific Northwest and an award-winning writer—clearly explains the broad outlines of Idaho’s many collecting locales and mining districts, and provides an appreciation for the geology underneath. You can use this guide to plan expeditions straight across the state or to devise looping road trips that cover a single region in great detail. From agates to zeolites, from garnets to gold, Rockhounding Idaho is the ideal resource for ­rockhounds of all ages and experience levels. 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

Rocks Gems and Minerals of the Rocky Mountains

... 66, 123 Rock Springs, Wyoming, 57 Rockhounding Colorado, 136 Rockhounding Idaho, 138 Rockhounding Montana, 141 Rockhounding Wyoming, 139 rocks igneous, ...

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Author: Garret Romaine

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781493046850

Category: Nature

Page: 176

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Rocks, Gems, and Minerals of the Rocky Mountains is a field guide to more than 130 of the most common and sought-after rocks, gems, and minerals hidden throughout the Rocky Mountains. Conveniently sized to fit in your pocket and featuring full-color, detailed photographs, this informative guide makes it easy to identify rocks in your backyard and beyond. Also included is an introduction that covers fundamental geology information and interesting facts. This is the essential source when you're out in the field, both informative and beautiful to peruse.

Rockhounding Wyoming

The 75 sites described in this guide take you across the red desert to the high mountain majesty of the Big Horns and Wind Rivers as well as the geologic wonders of Yellowstone National Park.

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Author: Kenneth Graham

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781493027422

Category: Nature

Page: 256

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The 75 sites described in this guide take you across the red desert to the high mountain majesty of the Big Horns and Wind Rivers as well as the geologic wonders of Yellowstone National Park. Graham, a former hardrock miner, developed an interest in rocks at an early age, and he shares his enthusiasm for rockhounding and his appreciation for the diverse Wyoming landscape that holds the treasure. Each description provides detailed information complete with maps on how to find the remote as well as popular digs, what will likely be found there, the tools to bring, the best season to visit, the appropriate vehicle to drive, or when to lace up your hiking boots to get to those out-of-the-way places.

Rockhounding for Beginners

In North America, sapphires have been mined mostly from deposits in Montana: fancies along the Missouri River near Helena, Montana, Dry Cottonwood Creek ...

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Author: Suleyman Cesur

Publisher: Suleyman Cesur

ISBN:

Category: Science

Page: 164

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The basic principles of rockhounding and sample pictures with the properties of all gemstones.This book is for beginners.

Montana Explorers Guide

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Author: Patrick Straub

Publisher: Countryman Press

ISBN: 0881507431

Category: Travel

Page: 357

View: 833

Features recommendations for dining, lodging, transportation, shopping, recreational activities, landmarks, and cultural opportunities.

Modern Rockhounding and Prospecting Handbook

Refer to the list below for links to various options. Paleo Adventures www.paleoadventures.com/id4.html Dig sites in Wyoming, Montana, and South Dakota.

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Author: Garret Romaine

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781493004690

Category: Nature

Page: 264

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This volume gives you the basic tools to transition from “pebble pup” to expert rockhound and explains everything from geology basics, identification tips, tools of the trade, how to record your findings, and how to set up a lab or gem shop. Before you know it, you’ll be driving the open roads and traveling home with dusty pockets full of rocks, gems, minerals, fossils—and maybe even gold. Features: * geology basics * popular collectibles, including rocks, gems, fossils, meteorites, and gold * tools of the trade for every level of collector * rules and regulations * polishing, preserving, crafting, and displaying your treasures

Best Easy Day Hikes Fairbanks

Montana Hodges leads the way on city trails that pass dancing sandhill cranes, ... RockhoundingAlaska, and Rockhounding Montana (FalconGuides).

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Author: Montana Hodges

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9780762757763

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 104

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Best Easy Day Hikes Fairbanks includes concise descriptions of the best short hikes in the area, with detailed maps of the routes. The 20 hikes in this guide are generally short, easy to follow, and guaranteed to please.

Hiking Grand Teton National Park

... fishing , rockhounding , paddling , birding , wildlife viewing , and camping . ... Rockhounding California Rockhounding Colorado Rockhounding Montana ...

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Author: Bill Schneider

Publisher: Falcon Guides

ISBN: 156044875X

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 172

View: 341

Thirty-five of the best hikes in this Wyoming park.

Hiking Wyoming s Teton and Washakie Wilderness Areas

... fishing , rockhounding , paddling , birding , wildlife viewing , and camping . ... Rockhounding California Rockhounding Colorado Rockhounding Montana ...

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Author: Lee Mercer

Publisher: Falcon Guides

ISBN: IND:30000088038264

Category: Travel

Page: 172

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Thirty-seven hikes sample the Front and Absaroka ranges and Continental Divide.

Camping Montana

Activities: Hiking, fishing, rockhounding. Finding the campground: Take I–15 north out of Dillon for 39 miles to Divide/exit 102. Turn left onto Montana ...

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Author: Kenneth Graham

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781493039951

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 232

View: 868

The classic guide to Montana's gorgeous campgrounds, now completely updated and revised! Camping Montana details nearly 300 public campgrounds accessible by vehicle--from Kalispell to Miles City and everywhere in between. Outdoor enthusiasts are sure to find the perfect spot in which to kick back and enjoy the sights, smells, and sounds of Montana.

The Traveler s Guide to the Lewis Clark Trail

... to Colorado Floater ' s Guide to Missouri Floater ' s Guide to Montana ROCKHOUNDING Rockhound ' s Guide to Arizona Rockhound ' s Guide to Montana HIKING ...

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Author: Julie Fanselow

Publisher: Falcon Guides

ISBN: STANFORD:36105016432580

Category: Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail

Page: 266

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Following modern highways that parallel much of the Lewis and Clark Trail, suggests a two-week itinerary for the trek that took the original explorers almost two years. Includes history, sites, sidetrips, lodging, camping, and restaurants. Illustrated with bandw photos, a few maps (travellers will want more detailed ones), and eight pages of color photos. No index. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Rockhounding Northern Californ

Explore the mineral-rich region of Northern California with Rockhounding Northern California and unearth the state's best rockhounding sites, ranging from popular and commercial sites to numerous lesser-known areas.

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Author: Montana Hodges

Publisher: Falcon Guides

ISBN: 1493037021

Category: Nature

Page: 256

View: 793

Explore the mineral-rich region of Northern California with Rockhounding Northern California and unearth the state's best rockhounding sites, ranging from popular and commercial sites to numerous lesser-known areas. Featuring an overview of the state's geologic history as well as a site-by-site guide to the best rockhounding locations, Rockhounding Northern California is the ideal resource for rockhounds of all ages and experience levels.

Mountain Biking Arizona

FIELD GUIDES Bitterroot : Montana State Flower Canyon Country Wildflowers Central ... Rockhounding California Rockhounding Colorado Rockhounding Montana ...

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Author: Sarah Bennett

Publisher: Falcon Guides

ISBN: 1560444312

Category: Travel

Page: 228

View: 952

Detailed descriptions of fifty-nine rides.