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Rockhounding New England

Rockhounding New England

by Peter Cristofono

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"A field guide to some of the region's best rockhounding sites!" This book is a 6" x 9" paperback with 312 pages, descriptions, maps, and photos.

Rockhounding New England
Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
viii
Introduction
1
New England Geology
3
Rockhounding Basics
11
How to Use This Book
19
About the Author
21
Map Legend
22
Connecticut Sites
    1. Old Mine Park
24
    2. West Redding Grossular Locality
28
    3. Falls Village Marble Quarries
30
    4. CCC Quarry and Prospect
33
    5. Nathan hall Quarry
37
    6. State Forest No. 1 Quarry
40
    7. Case Quarries
43
    8. Simpson Quarry
46
    9. Dinosaur State Park
48
    10. Burgundy Hill Quarry
51
Rhode Island Sites
    11. Cory's Lane Fossil Locality
54
    12. Cranston Quarry
58
    13. Conklin Quarry
61
    14. Iron Mine Hill
64
Massachusetts Sites
    15. Wrentham Quarry
68
    16. Masslite Quarry
71
    17. North Attleborough Fossil Site
73
    18. Taunton Quarry
75
    19. Acushner Quarry
77
    20. Ashland Quarry
79
    21. Swampscott Quarry
82
    22. Chipman Mine
85
    23. Dracut Quarry
88
    24. Chelmsford Lime Quarry
90
    25. Littleton Quarry
92
    26. Lancaster Chiastolite Locality
95
    27. Lunenburg Quarry
97
    28. Rollstone Hill Quarry
99
    29. Beryl Hill
102
    30. Manhan Lead - Silver Mine
104
    31. Chester Emery Mines
107
    32. Barrus Farm Pegmatite Locality
110
    33. Betts Manganese Mine
112
Vermont Sites
    34. Hatch Limestone Quarry
116
    35. Omya Middlebury Quarry
119
    36. Rock of Ages
121
    37. Camp Plymouth State Park - Gold Panning
123
    38. Argonaut Mine
127
    39. Gould Talc Mine
129
    40. Sharon Concretion Locality
131
New Hampshire Sites
    41. Beryl Mountain Mine
134
    42. Mine Ledge
137
    43. Turner Mine
139
    44. Tripp Mine
141
    45. Beauregard Mine
143
    46. Chickering Mine
145
    47. William Wise Fluorite Mine
148
    48. Richmond Soapstone Quarry
150
    49. Wilton Crushed Stone Quarry
153
    50. Hooksett Crushed Stone Quarry
155
    51. Raymond Quarry
158
    52. Parker Mountain Mine
160
    53. Ham and Weeks Mine
163
    54. Ruggles Mine
166
    55. Hoyt Hill Mica Mine
170
    56. Palermo No. 1 Mine
172
    57. Palermo No. 2 Mine
175
    58. Wild Ammonoosuc River - Gold Panning
177
    59. Tunnel Brook - Gold Panning
180
    60. North Sugarloaf Mountain
182
    61. Mascot Mine
184
    62. Iron Mountain Mines
187
    63. Moat Mountain
189
    64. South Baldface
191
    65. Madison Mine
193
Maine Sites
    66. Estes Quarry
196
    67. Deer Hill
199
    68. Lord Hill
201
    69. Bumpus Mine
203
    70. Pingree Ledge
205
    71. Newry I - Dunton Gem Mine and Crooker Quarries
207
    72. Newry II - Nevel Mine and Bell Pit
210
    73. Black Mountains
212
    74. Swift River - Gold Panning
215
    75. Hedgehog Hill
217
    76. Emmons Quarry
219
    77. Tiger Bill Quarries
222
    78. Tamminen Quarry
224
    79. Waisanen Quarry
226
    80. Harvard Quarry
228
    81. Ryerson Hill Mine
230
    82. Mount Mica
231
    83. Mount Marie
235
    84. Bennett Quarry and Orchard Pit
237
    85. G. E. Pollucite Mine
240
    86. B.B. #7 Quarry
242
    87. Chute Prospects
244
    88. Heath Quarry
246
    89. Mount Apatite Park - Maine Feldspar and Greenlaw Quarries
248
    90. Hatch Ledge Prospect
251
    91. Mount Apatite West - Pulsifer, Groves, Keith, and Wade Quarries
253
    92. Pitts - Tenney Prospects
256
    93. Havey Mine and Berry Mine
258
    94. Sandy Point Beach
261
    95. Russell Brothers Quarry
264
    96. Consolidated Feldspar Quarries
266
    97. Edgecomb Feldspar Mine
268
    98. Warren Nickel Prospect
270
    99. Jasper Beach
272
    100. Perry Agate Localities
275
Appendix A: Clubs
277
Appendix B: Rock, Mineral, and Fossil Displays
282
Appendix C: Shops
289
Appendix D: Additional Resources
296
Appendix E: Bibliography
298
Site Index
303
Index
304