The modern rockhounding and prospecting handbook

Garret Romaine

Book - 2014

"This is the go-to instructional guide for the modern rockhounder and prospector, ideal for enthusiasts at all skill levels"--

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Series
Falcon guide.
Subjects
Published
Guilford, Connecticut : FalconGuides, an imprint of Globe Pequot Press [2014]
Language
English
Physical Description
xii, 250 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 23 cm
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN
9780762784707
0762784709
Main Author
Garret Romaine (author)
  • What to look for
  • Where to find it
  • How to get it home
  • Working in the field
  • What to do with it.
Review by Publisher Summary 1

"This is the go-to instructional guide for the modern rockhounder and prospector, ideal for enthusiasts at all skill levels"--

Review by Publisher Summary 2

This is the go-to instructional guide for the modern rockhounder and prospector, ideal for enthusiasts at all skill levels.

Review by Publisher Summary 3

This volume gives you the basic tools to transition from “pebble pup” to expert rockhound and explains everything from geology basics, identification tips, tools of the trade, how to record your findings, and how to set up a lab or gem shop. Before you know it, you’ll be driving the open roads and traveling home with dusty pockets full of rocks, gems, minerals, fossils—and maybe even gold. Features:* geology basics* popular collectibles, including rocks, gems, fossils, meteorites, and gold* tools of the trade for every level of collector* rules and regulations* polishing, preserving, crafting, and displaying your treasures