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  • Gemstones
    Gemstones of the World (English, Hardback) Walter Schumann

    Translation of: Edelsteine und Schmucksteine.

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    The Planet in a Pebble (English, Paperback) Jan Zalasiewicz

    In this narrative of the Earth's long and dramatic history, Jan Zalasiewicz shows how many events in the Earth's ancient past can be deciphered from a single pebble. He explores how geologists reach deep into the past by forensic analysis of even the tiniest amounts of mineral matter, demonstrating and revealing Earth's extraordinary story.

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    A Guide to Finding Gemstones, Gold, Minerals & Rocks (English, Paperback) W Dan Hausel

    Follow in the footsteps of successful gem and gold hunters and search the hills for rough diamonds, colored gemstones, lapidary minerals, precious metals and interesting minerals and rocks. Written for the geoscientist, prospector and rockhound; the first part of the book focuses on physical characteristics of gems and minerals. This is supplemented with the second part of the book that describes...

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    Rocks and Minerals (Paperback) Chris Pellant

    A guide to rocks and minerals. Featuring 600 photos, precise annotations and descriptions - from the distinguishing features of rocks to which crystal system a mineral belongs to - it helps you identify different rocks and minerals quickly and easily.

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  • Geology
    Geology of Ireland (English, Paperback) Pat Meere, Ivor MacCarthy

    A small country at the western periphery of Europe, Ireland is endowed with a spectacular variety of geology. Detailed 'step-by-step' itineraries are provided, presented in a manner accessible to the non-specialist. An invaluable background resource to plan and execute field-based exercises to any of the classic areas of Irish geology described.

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    Gem Trails of British Columbia (English, Paperback) Cam Bacon

    A guide to mineral and fossil locations in 10 BC regions, including maps, photos, locale descriptions, and collecting tips for novices and experts alike.

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    Volcano Discoveries (English, Hardback) Tom Pfeiffer, Ingrid Smet

    One of the most eye-catching guides to the world’s volcanoes ever published – packed with stunning photography. Introductory chapters include clear and concise information on plate tectonics, different types of volcanoes, different eruption styles and volcanic hazards.The main chapters of the book take the reader on a journey around the world, with the key objectives being to illustrate some of...

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  • Rockhounding
    Rockhounding Utah (English, Paperback) William A Kappele, Gary Warren

    A completely updated and revised edition brimming with advice on collecting and preparing gems and minerals .

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    Rocks and Minerals (Hardback) Ronald Bonewitz

    Helps you learn how to identify more than 450 rock and mineral specimens through stunning photographs and detailed characteristics. This guide to rocks, minerals, crystals and gemstones presents fascinating stories behind the world's natural treasures; from the Hope diamond to the Great Mogul emerald.

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    Modern Rockhounding and Prospecting Handbook (English, Paperback) Garret Romaine

    This is the go-to instructional guide for the modern rockhounder and prospector, ideal for enthusiasts at all skill levels.

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    The Trilobite Book (English, Hardback) Riccardo Levi-Setti

    Distant relatives of modern lobsters, horseshoe crabs, and spiders, trilobites swam the planet's prehistoric seas for 300 million years, from the Lower Cambrian to the end of the Permian eras - and they did so very capably. This is a revealing guide to these surreal arthropods of ancient Earth.

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    Gemstones (Paperback) Cally Hall

    A guide to gemstones. Ranging from Amber to Rubellite, it lets you discover over 130 varieties of cut and uncut stones, organic gemstones and precious metals. It covers from what a gemstone is and where they occur to the natural properties they have and how they have been fashioned and imitated through the ages. It is suitable for gemstone lovers.

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    Collecting Agates and Jaspers of North America (English, Paperback) Patti Polk

    Designed with all beginners in mind, yet filled with valuable technical information for advanced enthusiasts, Collecting Agates and Jaspers helps rockhounds discover these treasures of North America.

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    Fossils (Paperback) David Ward

    A guide to fossils. Featuring more than 1,000 photographs of over 500 species, it enables you to recognize species instantly. It offers coverage ranging from what a fossil is, how they are classified to how to start a collection. It is suitable for fossil lovers, as well as for collectors.

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    A History of Life in 100 Fossils (English, Hardback) Dr Paul D Taylor, Aaron O'Dea

    A History of Life in 100 Fossils showcases 100 key fossils that together illustrate the evolution of life on earth. Iconic specimens have been selected from the renowned collections of the two premier natural history museums in the world, the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, and the Natural History Museum, London. The fossils have been chosen not only for their importance in the history of...

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    Rockhounding New England (English, Paperback) Peter Cristofono

    New England is one of the best regions in the country for rockhounds to hunt for minerals, gems, and fossils. The complex geology of the region hosts a stunning variety of material from gold-bearing placers to fossiliferous limestone; from gem-bearing pegmatites to rocks containing some of the rarest minerals on Earth. This book provides detailed directions and GPS coordinates to the best sites 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 for and to identify what you’ve found. Information on clubs, rock shops, museums, and special attractions are provided. Written by a collector with over 35 years of experience, Rockhounding New England is the first comprehensive rock and mineral collecting guide to New England and a must-have for anyone interested in collecting their own minerals, gems, and fossils in the region.

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    Shark Tooth Hunting on the Carolina Coast (English, Paperback) Ashley Oliphant

    A basic guide to how to find and identify fossil shark teeth on the coast of the Carolinas.

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    British Cenozoic Fossils (English, Paperback) Natural History Museum

    The Cenozoic era began about 70 million years ago and still continues. In British Cenozoic Fossils 354 species from this period are classified and illustrated with accurate line drawings. This new edition has been fully revised and updated, reflecting advances in our undcerstanding of the fossil record over the past years.

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