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Fossicking for Queensland Agate

Geology Guide

By: Paul Howard

132 pages, Col photos, figs

Queensland Agates

Paperback | Dec 2005 | #156034 | ISBN: 0975733907
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NHBS Price: £43.00 $57/€49 approx

About this book

From about the 1950s, there was a rapid growth in the popularity of lapidary as a hobby in Australia. This led to a desire for many rockhounds to travel to distant places to fossick for earth's treasures. One of these destinations was Agate Creek in remote far north Queensland. As a result, the beautiful agates from there feature in almost every collection of gems, be it large or small.

Full of practical advice, this book is a guide on how to get to Agate Creek, and it describes the best sites.


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