This volume gives you the basic tools to transition from apebble pupa to expert rockhound and explains everything from geology basics, identification tips, tools of the trade, how to record your findings, and how to set up a lab or gem shop. Before you know it, youall be driving the open roads and traveling home with dusty pockets full of rocks, gems, minerals, fossilsaand maybe even gold. Features: * geology basics * popular collectibles, including rocks, gems, fossils, meteorites, and gold * tools of the trade for every level of collector * rules and regulations * polishing, preserving, crafting, and displaying your treasuresFor anyone with limited car repair skills, this can be especially comforting Note that once you are out in the wilderness, out of ... Many new automobiles sold today have built-in GPS devices from Magellan, Garmin, Tom-Tom, or other vendors.
|Title||:||Modern Rockhounding and Prospecting Handbook|
|Publisher||:||Rowman & Littlefield - 2013-10-15|