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Fee Mining and Rockhounding Adventures in the West

 
Fee Mining and Rockhounding Adventures in the West Fee Mining and Rockhounding Adventures in the West by James Martin Monaco and Jeannette Hathaway Monaco. Updated and expanded second edition. 8 1/2" x 10 7/8" paperback, 240 pages.

A directory to fee-mining for rocks, minerals, fossils, gold and treasure in the western U.S. Rockhounding sites, caves, gold prospecting, mines, festivals, museums, and more.

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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

 

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