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The Rockhound's Handbook
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 093518290X, Paperback)Learn about rock and mineral formation, tools, identification, finding minerals in the field, legal aspects preparation and preservation, cutting and polishing, and making jewelry from your finds. Numerous illustrations and B/W photos. Color photos highlight over 50 of the most commonly encountered minerals. Beyond the possibility of making a new find or valuable discovery, rock and mineral collecting is an inexpensive hobby that is an excellent activity for all ages. It also offers the opportunity to explore landscapes as diverse as the rocks and minerals found there.
Written by the author of the Gem Trails series, The Rockhound's Handbook is an indispensable how-to book for the beginner, and a handy reference guide for the experienced collector.
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