Home » Store » Books » Rocks and Minerals » Rockhounding New England

Rockhounding New England

Rockhounding New England

by Peter Cristofono

Only $24.99
"A Guide to 100 of the Region's Best Rockhounding Sites!" This book is a 6" x 9" paperback with 330 pages, descriptions, maps, and photos. Revised second edition.

Rockhounding New England
Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
x
Introduction
1
New England Geology
3
Rockhounding Basics
11
How to Use This Book
19
About the Photographs
21
About the Author
21
Map Legend
22
Connecticut Sites
    1. West Redding Grossular Locality
24
    2. Falls Village Marble Quarries
27
    3. CCC Quarry and Prospect
31
    4. Hewitt Quarry
35
    5. Nathan Hall Quarry
38
    6. State Forest No. 1 Quarry
41
    7. Case Quarries
44
    8. Gotta-Walden and Bordonaro Quarries
47
    9. Simpson Quarry
50
    10. Dinosaur State Park
53
    11. Reed's Gap Quarry
56
Rhode Island Sites
    12. Sakonnet Shore
60
    13. Cory's Lane Fossil Locality
64
    14. Cranston Quarry
67
    15. Conklin Quarry
70
    16. Iron Mine Hill
74
Massachusetts Sites
    17. Wrentham Quarry
78
    18. Masslite Quarry
80
    19. North Attleborough Fossil Site
82
    20. Acushnet Quarry
84
    21. Ashland Quarry
86
    22. Chipman Mine
89
    23. Dracut Quarry
93
    24. Chelmsford Lime Quarries
95
    25. Littleton Quarry
97
    26. Lancaster Chiastolite Locality
99
    27. Lunenburg Quarry
102
    28. Rollstone Hill Quarry
104
    29. Shaft 10 Locality
107
    30. Beryl Hill
110
    31. Warwick Epidote - Garnet Locality
112
    32. Manhan Lead - Silver Mine
115
    33. Chester Emery Mines
119
    34. Barrus Farm Pegmatite Locality
122
    35. Betts Manganese Mine
125
Vermont Sites
    36. Hatch Limestone Quarry
129
    37. Redmond Quarry
132
    38. Rock of Ages
135
    39. Camp Plymouth State Park - Gold Panning
137
    40. Argonaut Mine
141
    41. Gould Talc Mine
143
    42. Sharon Concretion Locality
145
New Hampshire Sites
    43. Beryl Mountain Mine
148
    44. Mine Ledge
151
    45. Turner Mine
153
    46. Beauregard Mine
155
    47. Chickering Mine
157
    48. William Wise Fluorite Mine
160
    49. Richmond Soapstone Quarry
162
    50. Wilton Crushed Stone Quarry
165
    51. Hooksett Crushed Stone Quarry
167
    52. Raymond Quarry
170
    53. Parker Mountain Mine
172
    54. Ham and Weeks Mine
175
    55. Hoyt Hill Mica Mine
178
    56. Palermo No. 1 Mine
181
    57. Palermo No. 2 Mine
184
    58. Charles Davis and Plume Mines
187
    59. Wild Ammonoosuc River - Gold Panning
190
    60. Tunnel Brook - Gold Panning
193
    61. Baker River - Gold Panning
195
    62. North Sugarloaf Mountain
197
    63. Randolph Quartz Crystal Mine
199
    64. Mascot Mine
202
    65. Iron Mountain Mines
205
    66. Moat Mountain
207
    67. South Baldface
209
    68. Madison Mine
211
Maine Sites
    69. Deer Hill
214
    70. Lord Hill
218
    71. Bumpus Mine
221
    72. Pingree Ledge
224
    73. Newry I - Dunton Gem Mine and Crooker Quarries
227
    74. Newry II - Nevel Mine and Bell Pit
230
    75. Black Mountain
232
    76. Swift River - Gold Panning
235
    77. Smalls Falls Area - Gold Panning
237
    78. Hedgehog Hill
240
    79. Emmons Quarry
242
    80. Tiger Bill Quarries
245
    81. Tamminen Quarry
247
    82. Waisanen Quarry
249
    83. Harvard Quarry
251
    84. Hayes Ledge
254
    85. Ryerson Hill Mine
257
    86. Mount Mica
259
    87. Mount Marie
262
    88. Bennett Quarry and Orchard Pit
265
    89. B.B. No. 7 Quarry
268
    90. Heath Quarry
270
    91. Mount Apatite Park - Maine Feldspar and Greenlaw Quarries
272
    92. Hatch Ledge Prospect
275
    93. Mount Apatite West - Pulsifer, Groves, Keith, and Wade Quarries
277
    94. Pitts - Tenney Prospects
280
    95. Havey Mine and Berry Mine
282
    96. Sandy Point Beach
285
    97. Consolidated Feldspar Quarries
288
    98. Edgecomb Feldspar Mine
290
    99. Jasper Beach
293
    100. Perry Agate Localities
297
Appendix A: Clubs
299
Appendix B: Rock, Mineral, and Fossil Displays
302
Appendix C: Shops
306
Appendix D: Additional Resources
310
Appendix E: Bibliography
312
Site Index
318
Index
320