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Rockhounding New York: A Guide to the State's Best Rockhounding Sites

Geology Guide

Series: Falcon Rockhounding Guides

By: Robert D Beard (Author)

362 pages, illustrations

Falcon Guides

Paperback | Feb 2014 | #210755 | ISBN-13: 9780762779000
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NHBS Price: £18.50 $23/€21 approx

About this book

With this informative guide, you can explore the mineral-rich state of New York, from the beaches to the mountains. It describes the states' best rockhounding sites and covers popular and commercial sites as well as numerous little-known areas. This handy guide also describes how to collect specimens, includes maps and directions to each site, and lists rockhound clubs in the state. Rockhounding New York offers a complete introduction to this many-faceted hobby and is an invaluable sourcebook.

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Robert Beard is a geologist and has collected rocks for over 30 years. He is a contributing editor to Rock & Gem magazine and has written for Rock & Gem since 1993. He currently with his wife, Rosalina, and his two children, Daniel and Roberta.