9781889786414-1889786411-Gem Trails of Colorado

Gem Trails of Colorado

ISBN-13: 9781889786414
ISBN-10: 1889786411
Edition: 2nd
Author: James R Mitchell
Publication date: 2008
Publisher: Gem Guides Book Co
Format: Paperback 224 pages
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ISBN-13: 9781889786414
ISBN-10: 1889786411
Edition: 2nd
Author: James R Mitchell
Publication date: 2008
Publisher: Gem Guides Book Co
Format: Paperback 224 pages

Summary

Acknowledged author James R Mitchell wrote Gem Trails of Colorado comprising 224 pages back in 2008. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 1889786411 and 9781889786414. Since then Gem Trails of Colorado textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $ 2.72 or rent at the marketplace.

Description

Colorado is known for its mineral and geologic diversity formed over the eons by violent tectonic and volcanic forces. This updated and expanded second edition of Gem Trails of Colorado features over 90 locations, including 27 new sites, where collectors can explore the mineral, gem and fossil treasure troves of Colorado--in areas as varied as the minerals themselves. Your trips will take you through spectacular scenery, fascinating history, and interesting cities and towns.

These sites offer enthusiasts the opportunity to study or collect over 80 different minerals and numerous types of fossils. Agate and jasper, amazonite crystals, blue barite, feldspar, fluorite, garnet, geodes, opal, rhodochrosite, quartz crystal, topaz and tourmaline are just some of the specimens that rockhounds can add to their collections.

This indispensable guide features:

Clear maps and directions

Detailed descriptive text

Numerous site photos

A full-color specimen photo insert

Safety tips and Collecting guidelines

Lists of rock and mineral clubs

Mineral museums and mine tours

A mineral locator index and glossary

From old abandoned mines to roadcuts along the routes, from remote collecting areas to fee mining locations with all the modern amenities, there is something here for the amateur and experienced gem and fossil hunter alike.

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