By Kathy J. Rygle,Stephen F. Pederson,Antoinette Matlins PG FGA
Updated fifth version with new websites & museums!
Learn the place & easy methods to Dig, Pan and Mine Your personal gem stones & Minerals
Alabama Arkansas Florida Georgia Kentucky Louisiana
Mississippi Missouri North Carolina South Carolina
Tennessee Virginia West Virginia
Whether you’re digging for the 1st time or are an skilled rockhound or “prospector,” with an easy rock hammer and a little success, you may as well strike it wealthy ... or on the very least, have a good time making an attempt.
This advisor provide you with easy-to-use details at the bits and bobs of “fee dig” mining, entire with destinations, bills, tips about approach, interesting legends and demanding info on every little thing from defense kits to the positioning of the closest restrooms.
Included are assets to be used in determining your unearths, exploring the lapidary arts, and additional pursuing an exciting—and most likely profitable—hobby.
- Equipment and Clothing: What you want and the place to discover it (or the right way to make it yourself).
- Mining Techniques: step by step directions on panning for gold, sluicing for gem stones and different tools.
- Gem and Mineral Sites: instructions and maps, hours, charges and gear wanted. additionally comprises information on advisor companies, neighborhood camping out amenities and extra.
- Museums and Mine Tours: the place to stopover at advertisement and ancient mines, in addition to museums with indicates of gem stones and minerals (for assist in studying what to glance for).
- Special occasions and vacationer Information: Listings of neighborhood occasions related to gem stones and minerals, and assets of common go back and forth and tourism details for each country.
- Other Features: the place to discover your birthstone ... your anniversary stone ... your zodiac stone; Index via country; Index by way of Gem/Mineral; U.S. country gemstones & Minerals Chart; and extra!