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Gem Trails of Southern California

Gem Trails of Southern California

by Otie Braden

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Visit the places where experienced rock and mineral collectors have found success! Detailed descriptions, photos and maps guide you to some of the best gem collecting sites in the state. This book is a 6" x 9" paperback with 208 pages. Expanded, revised edition. See table of contents below.

Gem Trails of Southern California
Table of Contents

Key to Site Locator Map
6
Southern California Site Locator Map
7
Map Legend
8
Introduction
9
    How to Use this Guide
9
    Some Reminders
10
    Conclusion
11
Rockhound Rules
13
Hints for Collecting Minerals
14
Hints for Collecting Gem Materials
15
    1. Jacumba Minerals
16
    2. Anza-Borrego
18
    3. Plaster City
20
    4. Yuha Basin
22
    5. Rainbow Rock
24
    6. Winterhaven Geodes
26
    7. Gold Basin
28
    8. Cargo Muchacho Mountains
30
    9. Coon Hollow
32
    10. Hauser Beds
34
    11. Black Hills Minerals
36
    12. Pebble Terrace
38
    13. Opal Hill Mine
40
    14. Little Chuckwalla Mountains
42
    15. Chuckwalla Well
44
    16. Chuckwalla Spring
46
    17. Blythe
48
    18. Red Cloud Jasper
50
    19. Orocopa Mountains Fluorite
52
    20. Vidal Junction
54
    21. Big River
56
    22. Turtle Mountains
58
    23. Danby
60
    24. Cadiz
62
    25. Chambless
64
    26. Kelbaker Road
66
    27. Ludlow Minerals
68
    28. Cady Mountains
70
    29. Bristol Mountains Onyx
72
    30. Broadwell Dry Lake
74
    31. Lavic Jasper
76
    32. Hector Hills
78
Tumble Polishing Rocks
80
Color Specimen Insert
81
    33. Jasper Hill
90
    34. Newberry Nodules and Agate
92
    35. Ord Mountain
94
    36. Stoddard Well
96
    37. San Gabriel Mountains Actinolite
98
    38. Newhall Fossils
100
    39. Castle Butte
102
    40. North Edwards Onyx
104
    41. Kramer Hills
106
    42. Opal Mountain
108
    43. Coyote Dry Lake
110
    44. Calico Mountains
112
    45. Yermo
114
    46. Afton Canyon
116
    47. Alvord Mountains
118
    48. Field Road
120
    49. Toltec Mine
122
    50. Zabriskie Station Opal
124
    51. Tecopa Minerals
126
    52. Kingston Mountain
128
    53. El Paso Mountains Opal and Fossils
130
    54. Steam Well
132
    55. Bedrock Springs
134
    56. Rainbow Ridge
136
    57. Sheep Springs
138
    58. Trona Onyx
140
    59. Ballarat
142
    60. Olancha Fossils
144
    61. Cerro Gordo Fossils
146
    62. Lone Pine Ammonites
148
    63. Topanga Fossils
150
    64. Acton
152
    65. Rincon Fossils
154
    66. Santa Barbara Fossils
156
    67. Cinco Crystals
158
    68. Brown Butte
160
    69. Rosamond Collectibles
162
    70. Lake Cachuma
164
    71. Los Olivos
166
    72. Jalama Beach
168
    73. San Luis Obispo
170
    74. Cambria Moonstone
172
    75. Devils Den Fossils
174
    76. Kettleman Hills
176
    77. Ant Hill Shark's Teeth
178
    78. Coalinga
180
    79. Clear Creek
182
    80. Junnila Claims
184
   
Government Agencies
186
Gem and Mineral Societies
188
Museums
191
Mineral Locator Index
193
Glossary
197