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New Mexico Rockhounding - A Guide to Minerals, Gemstones and Fossils

 
New Mexico Rockhounding a guide to minerals, gemsotnes and fossils New Mexico Rockhounding - A guide to minerals, gemstones and fossils.

A county by county guide that describes where to go in each county and what you might find there. This book is a 6" x 9" paperback with 309 pages with descriptions, maps, and photos. Stephen M. Voynick author.

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New Mexico Rockhounding - A guide to minerals, gemstones and fossils
Table of Contents

List of Color Photographs (were misprinted in black and white)
vii
Introduction
1
PART I: Collecting In New Mexico
5
    Geology of New Mexico
7
    Mining, Digging, and Collecting: A New Mexico History
15
        Gemstones
17
        Metal Mining
22
        Nonmetallic Mineral Mining
28
        Pegmatite Minerals
32
        Uranium
33
        Fossils
37
    Collecting Legality, Safety and Responsibility
43
PART II: Collecting Localities and Related Sites of Interest
55
    Bernalillo-Valencia Counties
57
    Catron County
65
    Chaves County
73
    Cibola County
79
    Colfax County
87
    Dona Ana County
95
    Eddy - Lea Counties
105
    Grant County
113
    Guadalupe - De Baca Counties
131
    Hidalgo County
137
    Lincoln County
145
    Luna County
157
    McKinley County
169
    Otero County
171
    Rio Arriba County
179
    Roosevelt - Curry Counties
187
    Sandoval County
189
    San Juan County
197
    San Miguel County
203
    Santa Fe County
209
    Sierra County
219
    Socorro County
227
    Taos County
243
    Torrance County
253
    Union County
257
PART III: Research and Reference
263
New Mexico Mineral Guide
265
Glossary
289
References
295
Index
301

 

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