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Fee Mining and Mineral Adventures in the Eastern U.S.

Fee Mining and Mineral Adventures in the Eastern U.S.

by James Martin Monaco and Jeannette Hathaway Monaco

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A directory to fee-mining for rocks, minerals, fossils, gold and treasure in the eastern United States. Mineral sites, caves, gold prospecting, mines, festivals, museums, and more. Second edition. 8 1/2" x 10 7/8" paperback, 264 pages.

Fee Mining and Mineral Adventures in the Eastern U.S.
Table of Contents

Introduction
14
Trip Planning
15
Miner's Ten Commandments
16
Standard Tools
18
For Your Safety
19
Weights and Measures
20
The Gold Rushes of North America
21
Map Legend
23
State Diggings Site Locator Map
24
List of Diggings Sites
25
ALABAMA
26
ARKANSAS
31
CONNECTICUT
46
DELAWARE
51
FLORIDA
54
GEORGIA
68
ILLINOIS
76
INDIANA
81
IOWA
88
KENTUCKY
91
LOUISIANA
97
MAINE
100
MARYLAND
110
MASSACHUSETTS
113
MICHIGAN
117
MINNESOTA
123
MISSISSIPPI
127
MISSOURI
130
NEW HAMPSHIRE
139
NEW JERSEY
144
NEW YORK
151
NORTH CAROLINA
159
OHIO
183
PENNSYLVANIA
187
RHODE ISLAND
194
SOUTH CAROLINA
197
TENNESSEE
205
VERMONT
212
VIRGINIA
218
WEST VIRGINIA
227
WISCONSIN
231
Tips for Uncovering Precious Gems
235
Locating Gold Deposits
237
Gold Panning Tips
238
Sluicing Techniques
239
Fantastic Finds
240
Wedding Anniversaries
244
Birthstones
245
State Official Symbols
249
Helpful Websites
250
Suggested Reading
253
Notes
255
Photo Gallery
256
Glossary
258
Bibliography
260
Mineral Locator Index
261
Have We Missed a Mine or Collecting Site?
264