Gem Trails of Arizona

By James R. Mitchell

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Detailed text describing where to go and what to look for at each site. Maps for each site pinpointing the best supplies of specimens Photographs depicting the collecting areas. A new glossary to help you identify your finds

 

Arizona is known the world over for the abundance and variety of its geological treasures. In a landscape as diverse as the minerals themselves, this rich trove of gemstones can be found in sites ranging from arid desert to pine-covered peaks.

Newly revised, the fourth edition of Gem Trails of Arizona contains the latest updates on the familiar sites, and features twenty new locations for collecting rocks, minerals, crystals and fossils.

A full- color photographic portfolio of spectacular Arizona gems

Gem Trails of Arizona filled with expert advice based on years of experience. Gem Trails of Arizona is an indispensable handbook for the rockhound who is just starting to explore the wealth of this colorful state. The seasoned collector too will find this an invaluable reference.

More than 90 Collection sites. 272 pages (January 2010)

 

More books that help you identify the best collecting locations in a state and the maps to get you there.

Gem Trails of Southern California
Gem Trails of Northern California
Gem Trails of Arizona
Gem Trails of Nevada
Gem Trails of Utah
Gem Trails of New Mexico
Gem Trails of Colorado
Gem Trails of Oregon
Gem Trails of Texas
Gem Trails of Washington


The GPS Guide to Western Gem Trails
(accompaniment to above Gem Trails Guides)
Rockhound's Handbook


Also great for rockhounds:

Rocks and Minerals DK Smithsonian Handbook
DK Fossils Handbook