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Fee Mining and Rockhounding Adventures in the West

Fee Mining and Rockhounding Adventures in the West

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 western United States. Rockhounding sites, caves, gold prospecting, mines, festivals, museums, and more. Updated and expanded second edition. 8 1/2" x 10 7/8" paperback, 240 pages.

Fee Mining and Rockhounding Adventures in the West
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 Rush of North America
21
Map Legend
23
State Diggings Site Locator Map
24
List of Diggings Sites
25
ALASKA
26
ARIZONA
34
CALIFORNIA
42
COLORADO
71
HAWAII
82
IDAHO
85
KANSAS
93
MONTANA
97
NEBRASKA
111
NEVADA
115
NEW MEXICO
122
NORTH DAKOTA
130
OKLAHOMA
133
OREGON
137
SOUTH DAKOTA
155
TEXAS
167
UTAH
179
WASHINGTON
185
WYOMING
192
Locating Gold Deposits
201
Tips for Uncovering Precious Gems
202
Gold Panning Tips
204
Sluicing Techniques
205
Official State Gems, Minerals and Rocks
206
Birthstones
208
Wedding Anniversaries
212
Fantastic Finds
213
Glossary
217
Bibliography
219
Suggested Reading
220
Helpful Websites
222
Mineral Locator Index
226
Photo Gallery
232
Have We Missed a Mine or Collecting Site?
240