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Rockhounding New England: A Guide to More Than 100 of the Region's Best Rockhounding Sites

Geology Guide

Series: Falcon Rockhounding Guides

By: Peter Cristofono (Author)

288 pages, colour illustrations

Falcon Guides

Paperback | Apr 2014 | #210803 | ISBN-13: 9780762783656
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NHBS Price: £17.99 $23/€21 approx

About this book

New England is one of the best regions in the country for rockhounds to hunt for minerals, gems, and fossils. The complex geology of the region hosts a stunning variety of material from gold-bearing placers to fossiliferous limestone; from gem-bearing pegmatites to rocks containing some of the rarest minerals on Earth. Rockhounding New England provides detailed directions and GPS coordinates to the best sites with valuable tips on what to tools to bring and how to conduct your search. Comprehensive lists of minerals or fossils for each site and excellent color photos will help you know what to look for and to identify what you've found. Information on clubs, rock shops, museums, and special attractions are provided. Written by a collector with over 35 years of experience,


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