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Rockhound's Handbook (book)

$15.95 USD
440046

Author James Mitchell (2008) revised expanded edition, Gem Guides Books, 320 pp, paperback.

From the publisher: Revised and expanded 2nd edition of this popular reference guide for rockhounds and field collectors of rocks, minerals and fossils. Includes expanded sections on basic geology and mineral formation; how to find and identify minerals in the field; collecting tools and techniques; finding gold and other heavy minerals; fossil formation and collecting fossils; the legal aspects of collecting; specimen preparation and display plus the basics of lapidary and jewelry making. Illustrated throughout with photos, diagrams and charts; features 16\-page color insert of over 90 specimens; extensive glossary; lists of government agencies and museums and much more. An indispensable how\-to book for beginners and a comprehensive reference guide for experienced collectors.

About 6 x 0.25 x 9.25 inches

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