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Rockhounding Montana

Rockhounding Montana

by Montana Hodges and Robert Feldman

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"A field guide to some of the state's best rockhounding sites!" Second edition. This book is a 6" x 9" paperback with 220 pages, descriptions, maps and photos.

Rockhounding Montana
Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
xi
Introduction
1
    Montana's Geologic Introduction
4
    Montana's State Gems
8
    Rockhounding
10
    Collecting Regulations and Etiquette
11
    How to Use This Book
13
    Safety
15
    Ten Vistas for Your Montana Journey
16
ROCKHOUNDING SITES IN MONTANA
    1. Whitefish Mountains
23
    2. Troy
26
    3. Libby Creek
27
    4. Fishtrap Creek
30
    5. Vermilion Road
32
    6. Cox Gulch
33
    7. Bynum / Choteau
35
    8. Augusta
37
    9. Sun River
38
    10. Belt
39
    11. Superior
41
    12. Kalispell
44
    13. Craig
47
    14. Loma
49
    15. Neihart
50
    16. Dearborn River
52
    17. Mike Horse Creek
55
    18. Blackfoot River
56
    19. Coopers Lake
58
    20. Rattler Gulch
59
    21. Clark Fork River
61
    22. Helmville
63
    23. Lolo Hot Springs Area
64
    24. Snowbird Mine
66
    25. Eightmile Creek
69
    26. Darby Mine
71
    27. Marysville Mine Tailings
73
    28. Spokane Bar Sapphire Mine
76
    29. Elliston
80
    30. Montana City
83
    31. Argo Mine
84
    32. Clancy and Strawberry Butte
86
    33. Deer Lodge
88
    34. Basin
89
    35. Flint Creek Hill
91
    36. Philipsburg
93
    37. Gem Mountain
95
    38. Homestake Pass
97
    39. Rader Creek
99
    40. Calvert Loop
101
    41. Quartz Hill
104
    42. Crystal Park
106
    43. Norris
109
    44. Dillon
111
    45. Argenta Mine Tailings
114
    46. Clark Canyon Reservoir
116
    47. Warm Springs Creek
117
    48. Sweetwater Road
120
    49. Ruby Reservoir
122
    50. Virginia City
125
    51. Rochester Mining District
127
    52. Benton Creek
130
    53. Castle Town
132
    54. Lemhi Pass
134
    55. Spencer, Idaho
136
    56. Gallatin Petrified Forest
138
    57. Bozeman Pass
142
    58. Hyalite Canyon
144
    59. Squaw Creek
146
    60. Big Sky
147
    61. Red Cliff
149
    62. Gardiner
150
    63. Daisy Pass
151
    64. Malta
153
    65. Dinosaur Field Station
156
    66. The Little Rockies
158
    67. Fossil Hill
159
    68. Bear Creek
160
    69. Yellow Water Reservoir
164
    70. Sidney
166
    71. Judith Peak
168
    72. Crystal Lake
171
    73. Yogo Creek
173
    74. Fallon
176
    75. Glendive
177
    76. Ryegate
181
    77. Roundup to Melstone
184
    78. Miles City
185
    79. Fort Union Formation
187
    80. Forsyth
188
    81. Castle Rock Lake
189
    82. Roundup
190
    83. Flatwillow Creek
191
    84. Lavina
193
    85. Riverfront Park
195
    86. South Hills
197
    87. Stratford Hill
198
    88. Red Dome
200
    89. Pryor Mountains
202
    90. Belfry
206
    91. Beartooth Chromite Mine
207
   
    Appendix A: Glossary
209
    Appendix B: Further Reading
213
    Appendix C: Finding Maps, Land Managers, and Information
214
    Appendix D: Rock Shops in Montana
216
    Index
217
    About the Authors
219