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

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

by William A. Kappele
     
 

A complete guide to finding and collecting the state's gems and mineralsRockhounding 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

Overview

A complete guide to finding and collecting the state's gems and mineralsRockhounding 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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762771424
Publisher:
Falcon Guides
Publication date:
09/01/2011
Series:
Rockhounding Series
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
846,558
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

William A. Kappele has been rockhounding across the West for more than forty years. His other books include Rockhounding Utah and Rockhounding Colorado.

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