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Northwest Books & Maps
for the Agate Hunter and Cutter
NEW books for Geology: Travel : United States : Regions : West : Pacific. The following books are just a few of the current ones we presently stock. They are in Stock and ship immediatey to impart valuable information for those interested in gem cutting and gem hunting in the great northwest.
Gem Trails of WASHINGTON by Romaine. This premier guide for rockhounds features over 75 of the best Gem, Fossil and Mineral locals. This is the first comprehensive collecting guide of its kind for the Evergreen State, Gem Trails of Washington covers all four corners of the state, from the misty shores of the Olympic peninsula to dust-dry ghost towns and abandoned mines near Metaline Falls. Washington's diverse geology, ranging from fossil-rich Cambrian locales to seams of agate and jasper amid recent basalt flows, is explored in great detail. Clearly written . Contains over 100 maps and photos. Softcover 218 pages. In Stock immediate shipping, weight 1 lb.
|Roadside Geology of IDAHO by
Alt. A practical and informative travel companion to the state's geological terrain following the interstate
highway system, complete with photos, diagrams, and glossary. Softcover 393
pages. In Stock immediate shipping, weight 2 lbs.
|Audubon Field Guide to NORTH AMERICAN ROCKS & MINERALS by Chesterman.
A comprehensive vinyl bound index with seven hundred ninety-four
color plates that are crossed referenced to detailed descriptions of field
patterns and rock locations. Softcover 850 pages. In Stock immediate shipping, weight 2 lbs.
|The Wonders of North American AGATES by Lynch. NEW Few places produce as many significant varieties of agates as the entire continent of North American. This book features more than 60 of the most famous, valuable and rarest agates from Canada,the United States and Mexico. It is an excellent collection of facts and color photos presented in a casual, easy-to-read format. Softcover: 144 pages. In Stock immediate shipping, weight 2 lbs.
Garcia, Miller. An essential reference for novice to the experienced fossil collector, young or old. With 160 Detailed illustrations for identification and comparison Softcover 224 pages. In Stock immediate shipping, weight 2 lbs.
|Smithsonian Handbook of GEMSTONES by
Formerly known as the DK Handbook of Gemstones which has been designated as the Readers Choice for Outstanding Academic Books. An essential for beginners & experienced collectors alike, this is the most comprehensive guide to cut & uncut stones, organic gemstones, & precious metals of the world. Hundreds of magnificent color photo-graphic examples of gemstones integrated with expert text, labels & captions. Easy to use & beautiful to look at, this is an invaluable resource for the collector. Softcover 180 pages. In Stock immediate shipping, weight 2 lbs.
|PROFESSIONAL GEMSTONE TUMBLING - revised edition - by Lortone. A well documented STEP- BY- STEP Guide to Tumbling Gemstones includes all the grit and polish recipes for all size tumblers! Softcover 20 pages. In Stock immediate shipping, weight 6 ozs.
ROCKS AND FOSSILS by
Bramwell. An excellent companion for the earth science student, not in any way condescending to the amateur!
Fascinating with well detailed diagrams & illustrated in full color, helps explain the geological processes that have formed the earth, rocks, minerals, gems, crystals, and fossils. Also shows how: to collect and identify samples, polish pebbles, make fossil casts and grow your own crystals. Ages 10 to ADULTS TOO!.
Softcover 31 pages. In Stock immediate shipping, weight 8 ozs.
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