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Rockhounding Pennsylvania and New Jersey

 
Rockhounding Pennsylvania and New Jersey Rockhounding Pennsylvania and New Jersey by Robert Beard.

"A field guide to some of Pennsylvania's and New Jersey's best rockhounding sites!" This book is a 6" x 9" paperback with 277 pages, descriptions, maps, and photos.

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Rockhounding Pennsylvania and New Jersey
Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
ix
Introduction
1
    RockHounding Basics
4
    Pennsylvania Geology
12
    Pennsylvania Natural Resources
13
    New Jersey Geology
17
    New Jersey Natural Resources
19
    How To Use This Guide
22

Pennsylavania Sites

Piedmont Province
    1. Prospect Park Kyanite
26
    2. Smedley Park Apatite
29
    3. Oreland Geothite
32
    4. Phoenixville Dolomite Crystals
35
    5. Hay Creek Prehnite and Stilbite
37
    6. Morgantown Stromotaolitic Cambrian Carbonates
39
    7. Fruitville Pike Pseudomorphs
42
    8. Mud and Grubb Lake Geothite Bombshells
45
    9. Safe Harbor Quarry
48
    10. Delta Slate Quarries
51
    11. Strickhousers Iron Mines
53
    12. Howard Tunnel Phyllite
56
    13. Accomac Road Serpentine Minerals
59
    14. Rossville Malachite-Azurite
61
    15. Dillsburg Diabase Minerals
64
    16. Hershey Specular Hematite
66
    17. Fontana Quarries Calcite
69
    18. Cornwall Magnetite
72
New England Province
    19. Antietam Molybdenite
75
    20. Allentown Jasper Cliffs
78
    21. Constitution Drive Rare Earth Minerals
80
    22. Hellertown Thomas Iron Slag
83
Ridge and Valley Province
    23. Easton Tremolite and Phologopite
85
    24. ST. Anthony's Nose Schorl
88
    25. Pen Argyl Ordovician Slate
91
    26. Saylorsburg Devonian Fossils
93
    27. Beltzville State Park Devonian Fossils
96
    28. Lehighton Lehigh Canal Devonian Fossils
98
    29. Leighton Quartz Crystals
101
    30. Deer Lake Devonian Fossils
103
    31. Molino Devonian Banded Sediments
106
    32. St. Clair Pennsylvanian Fern Fossils
108
    33. Suedberg Devonian Fossils
111
    34. Sharp Mountain Boxcar Rocks
114
    35. Centralia Pennsylvania Plant Fossils
117
    36. Shamokin Whaleback Pennsylvanian Plant Fossils
120
    37. Dalmatia Devonian fossils
123
    38. Rockville Devonian Fossils
125
    39. Harrisburg Boxwork Limestone
128
    40. Mechanicsburg Cabbage Head Quartz
131
    41. Boiling Spring-Reading Banks Cryptomelane and Geothite
134
    42. Carbaugh Reservoir Metavolcanics
137
    43. Waggoners Gap Turquoise
140
    44. Shermans Dale Devonian Fossils
142
    45. New Bloomfield Devonian Fossils
144
    46. Roxbury Ordovician Fossils
146
    47. Seven Stars Devonian Pelecypods
148
    48. Walker Lake Ordovician-Devonian Brachiopods
150
    49. Kreamer Wavellite
154
    50. Danville Devonian Fossils
156
    51. PPL Montour Preserve Fossils
158
    52. Lime Ridge Calcite and Early Devonian Fossils
161
    53. Nanticoke Concrete City
163
    54. Bellefonte Ordovician Fossils
166
    55. Turnpike Devonian Graptolites
169
Appalachian Plateaus Province
    56. Johnstown Pennsylvanian Fossils
172
    57. Uniontown Mississippian Fossils
176
    58. Carmichaels Pennsylvanian Plant Fossils
179
    59. North vanderfrift Barite-Sphalerite Nodules
182
    60. Frick Park Pennsylvanian Fossils
184
    61. South Heights Pennsylvanian crinoid Fossils
186
    62. Franklin siderite-Sphalerite Nodules
188
    63. Titusville Mississippian Fossils
191
    64. Union city Dam Devonian Horshoe Crabs & Trace Fossils
193

New Jersey Sites

Coastal Plain Province
    65. Mount holly Iron Oxide Cemented Sandstone
198
    66. Mullica Hill Vivianite
201
    67. Bear Swamp Hill Quartz Pebbles
204
    68. Harrisville Pond Bog Iron
207
    69. Cap May Diamonds
210
    70. Big Brook Late Cretaceous Fossils
212
    71. Sayreville Marcasite and Amber
215
Ridge and Valley Province
    72. Corys Brook Besicular Basalt and Potential Carnelian
218
    73. Stirling Brook Carnelian Agate
221
    74. North Arlington Schuyler Copper Mine
224
    75. Snake hill Magnetite, Malachite and Stilbite
227
    76. Jersey City bergen Arches Calcite
230
    77. Hoboken Serpentine
233
    78. North Bergen Banded Hornfels
236
    79. New Street Quarries and Great Falls of the Passaic
238
Ridge and Valley Province
    80. Lake Balhalla Yellow Serpentine
242
    81. Wanaque Roomy and Blue Mines Magnetite
245
    82. West Milford-Bearfort Mountain Puddingstone
248
    83. Cranberry Lake Iron Mines
250
    84. Sterling Hill Mine and Miner Run Dump
253
    85. Buckwheat Dump and Franklin Mineral Museum
255
    86. Hamburg Stromatolites
257
    87. Marble Mountain Hematite Mine
259
Valley and Ridge Province
    88. Pahaquarry Copper Mines
262
    89. Montague Quartz Crystals
266
References Cited
268
Index
275
About the Authors
278

 

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