Rocks, Minerals & Geology Field Guides

MPP011
$26.00  
Paperback, Felicie Williams, Lucy Chronic & Halka Chronic, 416pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9780878426188
Arches National Park. Bryce Canyon. Zion. When one thinks of Utah, it s rocks and iconic landforms preserved in a nearly endless list of national parks and monuments come immediately to mind. Perhaps more so than any other state, Utah is built for geologic exploration, and geologists/authors...
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MPP008
$26.00  
Paperback, Marli B. Miller, 380pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9780878426317
When the first edition of Roadside Geology of Oregon was published in 1978, it was revolutionary the first book in a series designed to educate, inspire, and wow nongeologists. Back then, the implications of plate tectonic theory were only beginning to shape geologic research and discussion....
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MPP003
$26.00  
Paperback, Felicie Williams & Halka Chronic, 416pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9780878426096
The third edition of this popular guide is now even better it s full color. Colorado s multihued rocks from white and red sandstones to green shales and pink granites are vividly splashed across the pages in stunning color photographs. Detailed color maps and diagrams clearly distill the state s...
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MPP001
$26.00  
Paperback, Cathy Connor, 328pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9780878426195
The biggest US state is full of superlatives. Denali, the highest peak in North America at 20,320 feet, is still rising, pushed upward as a tectonic plate collides from the south. The collision has also created huge mountains along Alaska s Gulf Coast, where humid coastal air has produced the...
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MPP019
$26.00  
Paperback, Marli B. Miller & Darrel S. Cowan, 400pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9780878426775
Washington is alive with geologic activity: It’s home to the most active volcanoes in the lower 48, earthquakes regularly rattle the populated Puget Sound region, the potential of landslides increases with each soaking rain, and tsunami evacuation routes alert tourists in Olympic National...
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QRT021
$24.99  
Hardcover, Jon Larsen, 152pages, 9.5 x 9.5, ISBN: 9780760352649
Tiny pieces of space rock called micrometeorites are everywhere on Earth.  In Search of Stardust  shows you how to find them and keep them safe. The solar system is a dusty place. Every day approximately 100 metric tons of cosmic dust collides with Earth, mainly in the form of...
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NBN039
$24.95  
Paperback, Lars Johnson, 288pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9781493019090
This book provides detailed directions and GPS coordinates to the best rockhounding sites in Washington, with valuable tips on what to tools to bring and how to conduct your search. Comprehensive lists of minerals or fossils for each site and excellent color photos will help you know what to...
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MPP009
$24.00  
Paperback, William H. Mathews, 403pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9780878425037
More than 500 million years of geologic discord along the western margin of the North American tectonic plate has built the land that is British Columbia. Today, the turmoil continues as the Juan de Fuca tectonic plate inches beneath Vancouver Island, triggering earthquakes and generating the...
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RAN415
$22.95  
Flexbound, National Audubon Society, 856pages, 4.2 x 1.3 x 7.7, ISBN: 9780394502694
Perfect for mountain climbers and hikers, this valuable reference covers more rocks and minerals in North America than any other available guide. 794 full-color photographs depict all the important rocks, gems, and minerals -- in many variations of color and crystal form -- and the natural...
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MPP007
$20.00  
Paperback, David Alt & Donald W. Hyndman, 369pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9780878424092
Twenty-five years after writing the groundbreaking Roadside Geology of Northern California, David Alt and Donald W. Hyndman have written an entirely new book--with expanded coverage, new photos and maps, and the latest interpretations of California's turbulent rocks. Geologic road guides include...
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MPP006
$20.00  
Paperback, Halka Chronic, 255pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9780878422098
The "Land of Enchantment," New Mexico is as varied in its scenery as its nickname suggests. With desert lowlands in the south and high, hoary peaks in the north, with rugged volcanic uplands and colorful plateaus, with high plains along its eastern border, and with a great rift valley that quite...
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MPP005
$20.00  
Paperback, David D. Alt & Donald W. Hyndman, 427pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9780878422029
Montana's geologic history includes a long succession of disturbances that changed the rocks, then changed many of them again. Unraveling these events reveals a geologically quiet continent that got scrambled in a long and grinding collision with the Pacific crustal plate. Through detailed...
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MPP004
$20.00  
Paperback, David D. Alt, 368pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9780878422197
From the ancient sedimentary formations in the north through the overthrust belt in the southeast, Idaho's rocks are as interesting as rocks come. The authors know these rocks well through their years of research in Idaho, which led to their theory explaining the flood basalts of the Columbia...
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MPP002
$20.00  
Paperback, Halka Chronic, 322pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9780878421473
Roadside Geology of Hawai`i details the evolution of this volcanic island chain, from the origin of a hot spot and the tumultuous creation of each island to ongoing eruptions and the gradual death and erosion of old volcanoes. Residents and tourists alike will soon become experts on lava tubes...
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NBN043
$19.96 $24.95  
Paperback, Garret Romaine, 264pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9781493032358
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GPT207
$19.95  
Paperback, Lars Johnson, 208pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9780762783663
This book provides detailed directions and GPS coordinates to the best rockhounding sites in Oregon, with valuable tips on what to tools to bring and how to conduct your search. Comprehensive lists of minerals or fossils for each site and excellent color photos will help you know what to look...
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GPT231
$19.95  
Paperback, William A. Kappele, Gary Warren, 208pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9780762782161
This completely updated and revised, full-color edition of Rockhounding Utah reveals the grandeur of the state's exposed formations, its canyon walls etched with fossils, and the spires and arches of the Needles District in Canyonlands National Park. Each description of the 86 state's sites...
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FFB156
$19.95  
Paperback, Rupert Hochleitner, 256pages, 4 x 7.5, ISBN: 9780228102281
Step-by-step Questions and Answers with detailed color photographs for easy identification. The Firefly Guide to Minerals, Rocks and Gems   is designed for easy and reliable identification of minerals, gems and rocks. The identification process begins with the stone's streak color, which is...
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GPT227
$18.95  
Paperback, 264pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9780762748129
A complete guide to finding, collecting, and preparing the state’s gems & minerals Rockhounding Idaho  is a must-have book for anyone interested in collecting rocks, minerals, fossils, and gold in the Gem State. Completely up-to-date with over 200 GPS coordinates in...
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GPT230
$18.95  
Paperback, Montana Hodges, 240pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9780762781621
With this informative, fully updated and revised guide, you can explore the mineral-rich region of Montana. It describes the state's best rockhounding sites and covers popular and commerical sites as well as numerous little-known areas. This handy guide also descirbes how to collect specimens,...
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MPP023
$18.00  
Paperback, T. Scott Bryan, 112pages, 9 x 8.5, ISBN: 9780878425983
Arizona is a geologist s playground, with a scientifically intriguing story behind every rocky outcrop, dry playa, and sparkling spring. Arizona Rocks! tells the stories of 44 of the best geologic sites in the state. Not only will you learn about well-known places, such as Barringer Meteorite...
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ING042
$16.99  
Paperback, Kathy J. Rygle & Stephen F. Pederson, 208pages, 6 x 1.1 x 22.9, ISBN: 9780990415282
Updated 6th edition with new sites & museums! Learn Where & How to Dig, Pan and Mine  Your Own  Gems & Minerals NORTHWEST Alaska • Idaho • Iowa • Minnesota • Montana • Nebraska North Dakota • Oregon • South Dakota •...
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GPT229
$16.95  
Paperback, Gail A. Butler, 200pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9780762771417
Although known for its gold production, California is a virtual haven for rock and gem collectors. With this fully revised and upated edition, you can explore the mineral-rich desert regions, comb tide-washed beaches for jade, agate, abalone, fossilized whale bone, and prospect in the mountains...
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GPT234
$16.95  
Paperback, Montana Hodges, 232pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9780762750849
Rockhounding Alaska  will be an in-depth guide to the rocks, minerals and fossils legally found and collected within the state. The book will contain a light, informative overview of the geologic history of Alaska as well as a site-by-site guide to approximately 70 collecting locations....
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