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 Rocks/FOSSILS--Gold, GEOLOGY, GEMS & TREASURE & GHOST TOWNS

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GOLD
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THE GOLD HEX. Marquiss. Stories of looking for lost mines and treasures, mostly in the desert. Photos, 146 pages. Inventory = 4. CARS2212 paper$6.95.

WHERE TO FIND GOLD AND GEMS IN NEVADA. Klein. Gold history and geology plus localities of all mineral districts county-by-county. Photos, maps, 110 pages. Inventory = 6. GEMG539 paper$7.95.

 

 

 

 

FOSSILS AND GEOLOGY
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THE COMPLETE T. REX. Horner & Lessem. How stunning new discoveries are changing our understanding of world's most famous dinosaur. Illustrated, 239 pages. Inventory = 1. SISC3674 cloth$25.00.

THE DAY THE SKY SPLIT APART: Investigating a Cosmic Mystery. Gallant. Explores the 1908 meteor hit in Siberia. Photos, 176 pages. Inventory = 1. SISC6106 cloth$16.00.

DINOSAUR! Norman. Explains fossils and time, what dinosaurs are, how discovered, and methods of reconstructing anatomy. Color illustrations, 192 large-format pages. Inventory = 1. MACM6192 paper$15.00.

DINOSAURS REDISCOVERED. Lessem. New findings which are revolutionizing dinosaur science. Recently found fossils expand understanding, interpretations. Illustrated, 368 pages. Inventory = 4. SISC7707 paper$12.00.

 

FOSSILS: The Greatest Treasures That Ever Lived. Daber & Helms. Meanings of fossil remains; unusual fossils and more significant "missing links". 166 photos, (46 in color). Inventory = 4. TFHP4568 cloth$29.95.

 

THE GRANITE LANDSCAPE: A Natural History of America's Mountain Domes, from Acadia to Yosemite. Note on cover:Uncorrected Proof. Wessels. Illustrated, 192 pages. Inventroy = 1. MISC3256 paper$27.95

 

An Illustrated Guide to Fossil Collecting    Out of print; we have 4 left.

by Casanova & Ratkevich. Beginning guide with numerous and detailed accounts of fossil locations in US and Canada. This easy to understand guide tells how fossils are classified, how to collect, preserve, and mount specimens. Collecting sites given for each state. 200 illustrations, 128 pages. Inventory=4.

ISBN: 0-87961-113-8. Order #: NATG0968 paper$9.95

 

NEVADA-UTAH GEM ATLAS. Johnson. Shows what to find, and where, in these two mineral-rich states. 20 double-page maps, 48 pages. Inventory = 4. CYJO640 paper$3.50.

 

WHAT IS LIFE? Margulis & Sagan. A new and spirited explanation of the emergent levels of biological organization. Color photos, 207 large-format pages. Inventory = 1. SISC6108 cloth$40.00.

 

AGENTS OF CHAOS: Earthquakes, Volcanoes, and Other Natural Disasters. Harris. Presents Earth as a dynamic and changing platform subject to intermittent and long-separated but to us chaotic pulses. ISBN: 0-87842-243-9. Inventory = 2. MOPR829 paper$14.00.

 

 

 

 

COLORADO PLATEAU: the story behind the scenery. Ladd.  Geology and topography of this wondrous landscape of the Four Corners region of Colorado/Utah/Arizona/New Mexico. Unuusal rock formations and scenery and unusual weathering processes. 48 large-format pages, color illus. Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-88714-090-4. 1995. Order #: KCPU4736 paper$8.95

 

 

 

 

GLACIERS. Sharp. Condon Lecture from University of Oregon. Inventory = 1. UNOR7894 paper$10.00.

A GUIDE TO THE DESERT GEOLOGY OF LAKE MEAD NATIONAL RECREATION AREA. Bezy. Faults, fans, lake beds, sand cycle. Photos, drawings, 68 pages. Inventory = 7. SOPM1316 paper$4.95

ROADSIDE GEOLOGY OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA. Alt & Hyndman. Mother Lode, Tahoe, Redwood country, Bay Area, Lassen, Shasta. Illustrated, 282 pages. ISBN: 0-87842-055-X. Inventory = 2. MOPR839 paper$15.00.

 

 

 

PETRIFIED FOREST: The Story Behind the Scenery. Ash & May.

Stone trees of ancient forest, now opalized; wildlife, Indian ruins. 33 color photos, 32 large-format pages. Inventory = 90. No ISBN. 1981. Order #:  PEFO1086 paper$4.95.

 

ROCKS AND MINERALS OF CALIFORNIA. Brown, Allan, & Stark. Key to identify through hardness, color, specific gravity, luster, texture, crystal shape, areas of occurrence. Photos, maps, 204 pages.  Inventory = 5.  Covers scuffed. ISBN: 0-911010-58-0. Order #NATG8422 paper$13.95

 

 

 

 

ROADSIDE GEOLOGY OF VERMONT AND NEW HAMPSHIRE. Van Diver. Landscapes and rock features along roads of this region. Illustrated, 240 pages. ISBN: 0-87842-203-X. Inventory = 1. MOPR9304 paper$10.00.

 

DINOSAUR: The Story Behind the Scenery (UT). Hagood. Fossil bones in fantastic quarry, river canyon, wildlife, history of Utah/CO National park. 65 color photos, 48 large-format pages. Inventory = 5. ISBN: 0-916122-10-7. 1972,1981. Order #: KCPU4006 paper$8.95.

 

 

GEMS & TREASURE & GHOST TOWNS
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ARTISTRY IN CABOCHONS. Ferguson. Gem cutter's designs that can be cut on standard equipment. Illustrated, 64 pages. Inventory = 7. GEMG526 paper$2.00.

HANDBOOK OF GEMSTONE CARVING. Wertz. A guide to the materials, equipment and techniques for carving gemstones. Inventory = 2. GEMG515 paper$2.50.

HOW TO USE DIAMOND ABRASIVES TO CUT GEMSTONES. Riggle. Cutting cabochons and small flats. Illustrated, 32 large-format pages. Inventory = 5. GEMG530 paper$3.00.

PLASTIC AND GEMSTONES. Cox. How to embed gems and minerals in plastic resin to create jewelry, paperweights, tabletops. Photos, 24 pages. Inventory = 2. GEMG522 paper$1.00.

BACKROADS TO ADVENTURE. Carson. A book for explorers and adventurers who would leave the main roads to search for gold, lost coins or gemstones; go rockhounding, beachcombing, flea marketing. 120 pages. Inventory = 2. CARS5126 paper$7.95.

CACHE HUNTING. Carson. Tells you what is needed and how to start and go about hunting for caches; why people hoard as a clue to where they hide. 112 pages. Inventory = 7. CARS2208 paper$7.95.

 

COINSHOOTING II: Digging Deeper Coins. Carson. Tips for looking harder to find obscure or looked-over coins from open lands to decaying houses. 96 pages. Inventory = 6. CARS2206 paper$7.95.

 

COINSHOOTING: How and Where to do it. Carson. Using a metal detector effectively; search patterns, sites to shoot and where to concentrate effort. Photos, 64 pages. Inventory = 1. CARS2209 paper$6.95.

 

 

 

 

COINSHOOTING & TREASURE HUNTING LOG. Daily log to record localities searched, conditions encountered, valuables recovered. Inventory = 2. CARS4035 paper$5.95.

HIGH COUNTRY OF CENTRAL OREGON. Hatton. Historical events and geography of scenic high country. Photos, 240 pages. Inventory = 1. BIMO195 paper$10.95.

THE MALPAIS GOLD. Carson. Novel of how one man was intrigued by chance find to become a treasure addict. 148 pages. Inventory = 3. CARS272 paper$3.50.

CALIFORNIA GHOST TOWN TRAILS. Broman & Leadabrand. Maps and photos guide to ghost towns throughout the state. 128 pages. Inventory = 1. GEMG7590 paper$8.95.

EASTERN CALIFORNIA TREASURE HUNTERS GHOST TOWN GUIDE. Fox. Handy reference for locating old mining camps, ghost town sites, forts, abandoned roads and railroads, mountains, rivers, and creek. Maps, 24 pages. Inventory = 1. NEVA7584 paper$4.95.

GEM TRAILS OF CALIFORNIA. Mitchell. Presents 93 gem locations throughout the state. Photos, maps, 159 pages. Inventory = 1. GEMG7589 paper$7.95.

HUNTING THE GHOST TOWNS. Carson. How to search abandoned sites for treasures and memorabilia. Photos, 84 pages. Inventory = 7. CARS253 paper$8.95.

 

 

 

NEVADA GHOST TOWN TRAILS. Broman. Photos and maps lead you to 35 sites throughout the state. 80 pages. Inventory = 1. GEMG7588 paper$6.95.

TREASURE IN THE DUST: Enduring Gold and Silver's Century of Divorce. Inventory = 1. AMWE4681 cloth$22.50.

 

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