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Gem and Rockhounding Books

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General Rock and Gem Books

Southwest

Northwest

 Mountain West

Midwest

Northeast

Southeast

 

 

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General Rock and Gem Books

The Rockhound and Prospector's Bible: A Reference and Study Guide to Rocks, Minerals, Gemstones and Prospecting
The Rockhound and Prospector's Bible: A Reference and Study Guide to Rocks, Minerals, Gemstones and Prospecting

The Rockhound's Handbook
The Rockhound's Handbook

An Instant Guide to Rocks and Minerals
An Instant Guide to Rocks and Minerals

Handbook of Rocks, Minerals, & Gemstones
Handbook of Rocks, Minerals, & Gemstones

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A Field Guide to Rocks and Minerals

Cambridge Guide to Minerals, Rocks, and Fossils
Cambridge Guide to Minerals, Rocks, and Fossils

Simon and Schuster's Guide to Rocks and Minerals
Simon and Schuster's Guide to Rocks and Minerals

Simon and Schuster's Guide to Gems and Precious Stones
Simon and Schuster's Guide to Gems and Precious Stones

Gem Stones
Gem Stones

Fee Mining Adventures and Rock Hunting Expeditions in the U. S.
Fee Mining Adventures and Rock Hunting Expeditions in the U. S.

Gem Identification Made Easy: A Hands-on Guide to More Confident Buying and Selling
Gem Identification Made Easy: A Hands-on Guide to More Confident Buying and Selling

Barren Lands: An Epic Search for Diamonds in the North American Arctic
Barren Lands: An Epic Search for Diamonds in the North American Arctic

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National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Rocks and Minerals

Gem Identification Made Easy: A Hands-on Guide to More Confident Buying and Selling
Gem Identification Made Easy: A Hands-on Guide to More Confident Buying and Selling

NEW in 2002!
The GPS Guide to Western Gem Trails

Southwest (California, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico)

The Southwest Treasure Hunter's Gem and Mineral Guide: Where and how to Dig, Pan, and Mine Your Own Gems and Minerals - 4 Volumes

The Southwest Treasure Hunter's Gem and Mineral Guide: Where and how to Dig, Pan, and Mine Your Own Gems and Minerals - 4 Volumes

Desert Gem Trails

Desert Gem Trails

Gem Trails of Arizona

Rockhounding California
Rockhounding California

 Gem Trails of Northern California

Gem Trails of Northern California

 Gem Trails of Southern California

Gem Trails of Southern California

Rocks and Minerals of California
Rocks and Minerals of California

Gem Trails of Nevada
Gem Trails of Nevada

Nevada: Rockhounding
Nevada: Rockhounding

Pacific Northwest (Washington, Oregon, Idaho)

 Gem Trails of Oregon

Gem Trails of Oregon

Northwest Treasure Hunter's Gem and Mineral Guide: Where and how to Dig, Pan, and Mine Your Own Gems and Minerals, Vol. 1
Northwest Treasure Hunter's Gem and Mineral Guide: Where and how to Dig, Pan, and Mine Your Own Gems and Minerals, Vol. 1
 

 Gems and Minerals of Washington
Gems and Minerals of Washington

Mountain West (Montana, Utah, Wyoming, Colorado)

Rockhounding Wyoming
Rockhounding Wyoming

Gem Trails of Utah
Gem Trails of Utah

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Guide to Rock Art of the Utah Region: Sites With Public Access

Minerals of Colorado

Gem Trails of Colorado
Gem Trails of Colorado

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Earth Treasures: The Northwestern Quadrant

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Rockhounding Montana

Midwest

Midwest Gem Fossil and Mineral Trails: Great Lakes States
Midwest Gem Fossil and Mineral Trails: Great Lakes States

Midwest Gem, Fossil, and Mineral Trails: Prairie States
Midwest Gem, Fossil, and Mineral Trails: Prairie States

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Collecting Arkansas Minerals

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Rockhounding Texas

Gem Trails of Texas

A Field Guide to Fossils of Texas

Northeast

The Northeast Treasure Hunter's Gem and Mineral Guide: Where and how to Dig, Pan, and Mine Your Own Gems and Minerals - 4 Volumes
The Northeast Treasure Hunter's Gem and Mineral Guide: Where and how to Dig, Pan, and Mine Your Own Gems and Minerals - 4 Volumes

Gem Trails of Pennsylvania and New Jersey
Gem Trails of Pennsylvania and New Jersey

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Earth Treasures: The Northeastern Quadrant

Southeast

Southeast Treasure Hunter's Gem and Mineral Guide: Where and how to Dig, Pan, and Mine Your Own Gems and Minerals - 4 Volumes
Southeast Treasure Hunter's Gem and Mineral Guide: Where and how to Dig, Pan, and Mine Your Own Gems and Minerals - 4 Volumes

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Earth Treasures: The Southeastern Quadrant

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HREF="http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1570720363/doccoppesgold-20"> Swift's Silver Mines and Related Appalachain Treasures

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Carolina Rocks!: The Geology of South Carolina

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Mines, Miners and Minerals: Western North Carolina

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Fossiling in Florida: A Guide for Diggers and Divers