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 ...
ral 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. The Coast Mountains are a treasure trove of minerals and gemstones, from gold and jade to garnet and agate. Discover amethyst next to the road or find fossil trees over a metre long. Enjoy a day hunting for quartz crystals, thundereggs, malachite, garnet, marble or amber.
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
Number of pages: 368
Date of publication: 01/06/2006
Edition Revised ed.
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