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Basic rockhounding and prospecting : a beginner's guide

Author: Garret Romaine
Publisher: Guilford, Connecticut : Falcon Guides, [2019] ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Basic Rockhounding and Prospecting is aimed at anyone who is interested in learning the basics of collecting rocks and minerals. It's the perfect companion title to the more advanced Modern Rockhounding and Prospecting Handbook. Readers will learn how to identify common rocks and minerals, and where to look for them. Using labs, procedures, pictorials, and discussions to help readers learn, this book will cover the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Guidebooks
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Romaine, Garret, author.
Basic rockhounding and prospecting
Guilford, Connecticut : Falcon Guides, [2019]
(DLC) 2019016770
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Garret Romaine
ISBN: 9781493032815 149303281X
OCLC Number: 1052837506
Notes: "A beginner's guide to rockhounding, gem collecting, gold prospecting, and fossil hunting"--Page [4] of cover.
Description: ix, 221 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Getting started --
All about minerals --
Learning about rocks --
The keys to identification --
Finding fossils --
Prospecting for gold --
Hunting meteorites --
From beginner to collector --
Appendix A: online resources --
Appendix B: clubs and organizations --
Appendix C: bibliography --
Glossary.
Responsibility: Garret Romaine.

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