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A Field Guide to Gold, Gemstone & Mineral Sites of Vancouver Area - $20 (Nanoose Bay)

A Field Guide to Gold, Gemstone and Mineral Sites of British Columbia, Vol. 2: Sites within a Day's Drive of Vancouver by Rick Hudson
The southwest region of British Columbia offers a motherlode of unique rockhounding experiences for both amateur and more seasoned prospectors.This revised and expanded edition of Rick Hudson's bestseller A Field Guide to Gold, Gemstone & Mineral Sites of British Columbia opens up a whole new world of exploration within a day's drive of Vancouver.
Covering the area from Vancouver inland to Princeton, Merritt and Cache Creek, and as far up the coast as Whistler and Texada Island, this well-researched guidebook will teach you where to find some of the most sought-after minerals in the province.

These field guides are essential equipment for the armchair geologist and active rockhound alike, packed with know-how that can turn any trip into a prospecting bonanza.

These comprehensive guidebooks reveal a vast deposit of information including:
This comprehensive guidebook reveals a vast deposit of information including:
* Mining history and prospecting techniques
* Over 270 sites in southwestern British Columbia
* At-a-glance information on the types of minerals at each site and ease of access to them
* Colour photographs of sites and minerals
* More than 25 detailed maps, completely redrawn for this edition
* Over 100 site drawings
* Glossary of geological terms and a suggested reading list
* Lists of geological clubs and associations and map sources
* Clear explanation on how to use the Internet to learn about prospect sites
Volume 2, Sites Within a Day's Drive of Vancouver is the most detailed field guide available for gold, gemstone and mineral hunters in this area. The detailed maps and generous Latitude and Longtitude references are very helpful. When inputting this information into your GPS you can easily locate the sites mentioned in this book. Highly recommended.
Softcover: 368 pages
Publisher: Harbour Publishing; Revised ed. edition (March 15 2006)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1550173537
ISBN-13: 978-1550173536
Brand new copy.
Out of print
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