Rocks, Minerals & Geology Field Guides

WFP065
$7.95  
Folding Pocket Guide, James Kavanagh, 6pages, 8.25 X 3.69, ISBN: 9781583550755
Geology is the perfect pocket-sized, folding guide for the nature enthusiast. The guide simply explains geological processes, the differences between rocks, minerals and gemstones, the most common types North American rocks and minerals and the best rockhounding locations. It also reviews the...
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HPC021
$7.95  
Paperback, Eileen Van der FlierKeller, 16pages, 4.6 x 9, ISBN: 9781550173956
A sturdy, full-color, fold-out guide to the identification and characteristics of pebbles and small rocks found almost everywhere. Where are those pebble from' What are they made of and how were they formed' This guide rocks!
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FPL003
$6.95  
Fold out pocket guide, K.T. Myers, 15pages, 8.5 x 4, ISBN: 9780998075006
With  Agates of the Pacific Coast   you can now have guidance readily at your fingertips. This indispensable pocket guide is small enough to fit comfortably in a inside your coat, back pack or into the glove compartment of your car. Easy-to-use with simple descriptions this full color...
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FPL004
$6.95  
Fold out pocket guide, K.T. Myers, 16pages, 4 x 8.5, ISBN: 9780998075013
This popular pocket guide  Agates of the Oregon Coast  is the NEW comprehensive, easy-to-use full color illustrated guide of the what, where, when and how of information on agate, jasper, fossils and petrified wood commonly found on the Oregon Coast. This guide shows the specimens in their...
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FPL001
$6.95  
Fold out pocket guide, K.T. Meyers, 15pages, 8.5 x 4, ISBN: 9781450757379
This invaluable color guide was developed as an illustrated aid in finding, identifying, and making use of the Oregon gemstones. Accurate photos showing 60+ varieties of agate, jasper, opal, and related gems in the rough, as well as in the cut and polished state for identification purposes. ....
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HPC141
$7.95  
Pamphlet, Rick Hudson, 4.6 x 9, ISBN: 9781550175097
This full-colour, laminated field guide is your introduction to the beauty and wonder of the gemstones found in the Pacific Northwest, a region famous for its variety and quality of earth treasures. From purple amethyst, carnelian, chalcedony, black and white onyx and emeralds to sodalite,...
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CPC004
$7.48 $14.95  
Paperback, J. Duane Sept, 96pages, 5.5 x 8.5, ISBN: 9780973981971
Did you ever find an interesting rock and wonder what type of rock it is, and how it came to be formed? Western North America is rich in rocks and minerals, and in this new book the most common ones are described and illustrated in full color. This clear visual guide will help you identify the...
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DKP053
$9.95  
Paperback, 128pages, 3.9 x 0.4 x 7.5, ISBN: 9781465415929
Compact and portable,  What's That Rock, Mineral or Gem?  is an indispensable beginner's pocket guide to identifying the 150 most common North American rocks and minerals.
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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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MPS136
$6.95  
Paperback, Paul R. Shaffer and Herbert S. Zim, 160pages, 4.1 x 0.3 x 6, ISBN: 9781582381329
This handy identification guide to the most common kinds of rocks and minerals offers concise and fascinating information on: - Physical and chemical properties - Origins and geologic significance - Gems and semiprecious stones - How to find and collect specimens Illustrated in full...
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MPS135
$6.95  
Paperback, Frank H. T. Rhodes, 160pages, 4.1 x 0.3 x 6, ISBN: 9781582381435
This informative guide covers the five billion years of history that have given the earth its present form, including: The earth's relation to the rest of the universe The rocks and minerals of which it is made The effects of glaciers, gravity, volcanoes, and other forces Illustrated in...
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GPT169
$7.95  
Paperback, Laura Evert, 48pages, 8.6 x 0.1 x 8.7, ISBN: 978155971786
An introduction to the world of insects, caterpillars, and butterflies including identification information, educational activities, and fun facts.Invites young naturalists to spot wildlife. Safety tips are provided and interesting activities are sugested. Color illustrations enhance the...
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GPT197
$14.95  
Paperback, Garret Romaine, 176pages, 4.4 x 0.4 x 7, ISBN: 9781493009060
Rocks, Gems, and Minerals  is a field guide to more than 100 of the most common and sought-after rocks, gems, and minerals hidden throughout North America. Conveniently sized to fit in your pocket and featuring full-color, detailed photographs, this informative guide makes it easy to...
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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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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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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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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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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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NWD001
$15.95  
Maps, 6.5 x 9.5, ISBN: 9780965755870
Arizona Gold and Gems:   Then and Now  is a package of five maps, measuring 6.5″ x 9.5″ printed on both sides. The very readable historical maps measure 17.5″ x 23″ when unfolded.   Maps have been reproduced from authentic documents on file from...
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NWD002
$15.95  
Maps, 6.5 x 9.5, ISBN: 9780965755894
This package, measuring 6.5″ x 9.5″, contains five maps printed on both sides . The very readable historical maps measure 17.5″ x 23″ when unfolded.   Maps have been reproduced from authentic documents on file from archival sources — 100 years of...
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NWD003
$12.76 $15.95  
Maps, 6.5 x 9.5, ISBN: 9780972044103
California Gold & Gems Maps:   Then and Now (Southern Edition)  is a package, measuring 6.5″ x 9.5″,  which contains five maps printed on both sides. The very readable historical maps measure 17.5″ x 23″ when unfolded.   This package includes: Map #1, side 1  is of the NW Section....
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NWD004
$15.95  
Maps, 6.5 x 9.5, ISBN: 9780972044158
Colorado Gold & Gems Maps:   Then and Now  is a package measuring 6.5″ x 9.5″ containing   five maps printed on both sides . The very readable maps measure 17.5″ x 23″ when unfolded.   This package includes: Map #1, side 1 ...
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NWD005
$15.95  
Maps, 6.5 x 9.5, ISBN: 9780965755818
Idaho Gold & Gems Maps:   Then and Now  is a package, measuring 6.5″ x 9.5″, containing five maps printed on both sides . The very readable maps measure 17.5″ x 23″ when unfolded.   This package includes: Map #1, side 1  is...
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NWD007
$11.17 $15.95  
Maps, 6.5 x 9.5, ISBN: 9780972044134
Nevada Gold & Gems Maps:   Then and Now  is a package, measuring 6.5″ x 9.5″, containing five maps printed on both sides . The very readable maps measure 17.5″ x 23″ when unfolded.   This package includes: Map #1, side 1  is of the NW Section.  ...
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NWD008
$12.76 $15.95  
Maps, 6.5 x 9.5, ISBN: 9780972044196
New Mexico Gold & Gems Maps:   Then and Now  is a package, measuring 6.5″ x 9.5″, containing five maps printed on both sides . The very readable maps measure 17.5″ x 23″ when unfolded.   This package includes: Map #1 ,   side 1  is of the NW section.    Side 2   placer deposits and...
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NWD009
$15.95  
Maps, 6.5 x 9.5
Oregon Gold & Gems Maps:   Then and Now  is a package, measuring 6.5″ x 9.5″, containing five maps printed on both sides . The very readable maps measure 17.5″ x 23″ when unfolded.   This package includes: Map #1, side 1  is of...
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NWD011
$12.76 $15.95  
Maps, 6.5 x 9.5, ISBN: 9780965755832
Washington Gold & Gems Maps:   Then and Now  is a package, measuring 6.5″ x 9.5″, containing five maps printed on both sides . The very readable maps measure 17.5″ x 23″ when unfolded.   This package includes: Map #1, side 1  is of the NW Section.   Side 2  is a map of early mining...
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