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Rockhounding New Mexico : A Guide to 140 of the State's Best Rockhounding Sites
by Ruta Vaskys and Martin Freed


Overview - More than a third of New Mexico is public land that holds untold quantities of mineralogical treasure. With this book anyone can learn where to find unusual mineral displays, fossils, jasper, agate, petrified wood--not to mention more obsidian than one rockhound could possibly collect in a lifetime.  Read more...

 
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Overview
More than a third of New Mexico is public land that holds untold quantities of mineralogical treasure. With this book anyone can learn where to find unusual mineral displays, fossils, jasper, agate, petrified wood--not to mention more obsidian than one rockhound could possibly collect in a lifetime. The array and quality of such materials just waiting to be found in New Mexico are almost mind-boggling. "Rockhounding New Mexico" describes 140 of the state's best rockhound sites, covering popular and commercial sites as well as numerous little-known areas. This handy guide describes where and how to collect specimens, includes maps of each site as well as directions, and provides reliable recommendations for accommodations, camping, and other special attractions. It is, in short, a complete and outstanding introduction to the many sides of a fascinating hobby.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780762743766
  • ISBN-10: 076274376X
  • Publisher: Falcon Press Publishing
  • Publish Date: October 2008
  • Page Count: 257

Series: Falcon Guides Rockhounding

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Books > Travel > United States - West - Mountain
Books > Nature > Rocks & Minerals

 
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