Rockhounding New Mexico: A Guide to 140 of the State's Best Rockhounding Sites
Martin Freed, Ruta Vaskys (Authors)
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A complete guide to finding, collecting, and preparing the state?s gems & minerals
More than a third of New Mexico is public land that holds untold quantities of mineralogical treasure. With this book anyone can learn where to find unusual mineral displays, fossils, jasper, agate, and petrified wood?not to mention more obsidian than one rockhound could possibly collect in a lifetime. An outstanding resource for experts and novices alike, Rockhounding New Mexico points the way to 140 of the state?s best rockhounding sites, including popular and commercial areas as well as lesser-known sites on public land.
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About the Author
Martin Freed and Ruta Vaskys met on top of Mount Abraham in Vermont in 1976 and have been climbing mountains together ever since. They are the authors of Fishing Virginia and Fishing Maryland, Delaware, and Washington (both Lyons Press) and of numerous articles on a range of outdoors subjects for regional and national publications. They currently divide their time between Fairbanks, Alaska, and Quincy, Virginia.