Completely updated and revised, this comprehensive collecting guide covers all four corners of the Evergreen State, from the misty shores of the Olympic peninsula to the dust-dry ghost towns and abandoned mines near Metaline Falls.You'll explore Washington's diverse geology in detail, ranging from fossil-rich Cambrian locales to seams of agate and jasper amid recent basalt flows.Site locations ran...
Paperback: 248 pages
Publisher: Gem Guides Book Co; 2nd edition edition (December 30, 2014)
Package Dimensions: 8.8 x 5.8 x 0.6 inches
Amazon Rank: 75740
Format: PDF ePub Text djvu book
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I have used this book in several occasions to go rockhunting. Some of the mentioned spots are well known by people and have been mined pretty heavily. Other mentioned locations are less disturbed and provide a chance to find interesting specimens. So...
culty from family-friendly walks along streams and rivers to hard-rock mining with heavy tools. Each site description features detailed directions, individual maps, multiple GPS coordinates, color photographs, nearest camping spots, and the best time of the year to collect. You'll also find additional information about nearby attractions, and whether you'll need four-wheel drive to make the final push.Among the world-class materials available for collectors, you'll find these treasures:Quartz sceptersStunning jadePetrified woodAncient fossilsFine gold