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 lives in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, with his wife, Rosalina, and his two children, Daniel and Roberta.
Rockhounding Pennsylvania and New Jersey: A Guide to the States' Best Rockhounding Sitesby Robert Beard
With this informative guide, you can explore the mineral-rich regions of Pennsylvania and New Jersey, 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 each the state. Rockhounding Pennsylvania and New Jersey offers a complete introduction to this many-faceted hobby and is an invaluable sourcebook.
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