Arizona Rocks!: A Guide to Geologic Sites in the Grand Canyon State
Arizona is a geologist s playground, with a scientifically intriguing story behind every rocky outcrop, dry playa, and sparkling spring. Arizona Rocks! tells the stories of 44 of the best geologic sites in the state. Not only will you learn about well-known places, such as Barringer Meteorite Crater and Petrified Forest National Park, you ll also discover lesser-known sites, including Hopi Buttes, which formed from steam-driven explosions; Peridot Mesa, where gemstones from the Earth s interior are found; and Montezuma Well, a limestone sinkhole with a perennial supply of water. Ample color photographs compliment the text, and maps help get you where you need to be. Arizona Rocks! is the second book in the state-by-state Geology Rocks! series, which introduces readers to some of the most compelling and accessible geologic sites in each state.
- ASIN: 0878425985 Part No: illustrations
Arizona Rocks & Minerals: A Field Guide to the Grand Canyon State (Rocks & Minerals Identification Guides)
Get the perfect guide to rocks and minerals of the Grand Canyon State! This handy book by Bob Lynch and Dan R. Lynch features comprehensive entries for 106 rocks and minerals found in Arizona, from common rocks to rare finds. The authors know rocks and took their own incredible, full-color, sharp photographs to depict the detail needed for identification―no more guessing from line drawings. Entries are organized alphabetically, and the easy-to-use format means you’ll quickly find what you need to know. With professional pictures and all the important details―including what to look for and where to look for it―identifying and collecting is more fun and informative than ever!
- ASIN: 1591932378
Rocks, Gems, and Minerals of the Southwest (Falcon Pocket Guides)
Rocks, Gems, and Minerals of the Southwest is a field guide to more than 100 of the most common and sought-after rocks, gems, and minerals hidden throughout the Southwest. Conveniently sized to fit in your pocket and featuring full-color, detailed photographs, this informative guide makes it easy to identify rocks in your backyard and beyond. Also included is an introduction that covers fundamental geology information and interesting facts. This is the essential source when you're out in the field, both informative and beautiful to peruse.
- ASIN: 0762784741
Rockhounding Arizona: A Guide To 75 Of The State's Best Rockhounding Sites (Rockhounding Series)
Updated and revised to reflect the latest information on this alluring state of extremes, Rockhounding Arizona includes more than seventy of Arizona's best rockhounding sites and their emblematic activities, from jasper hunting in the historic mining district near Bagdad to searching for gold in the Superstition Mountains and digging for turquoise at the foot of the Hieroglyphic Range. Rockhounding Arizona covers popular and commercial sites as well as little-known areas. It describes where to view mineral specimens and prehistoric artifacts at Grand Canyon and Petrified Forest national parks, as well as on tribal lands. Brimming with advice on collecting and preparing gems and minerals, this handy reference also includes maps, and directions to each site as well as to museums, rock shops, and major tracts of public land. For the beginner, it offers a complete introduction to this many-faceted hobby. For the expert, it is an outstanding guide and sourcebook.
- Color: Black
- Brand: Globe Pequot
- ASIN: 0762744499 Part No: 9780762744497
Gem Trails of Arizona
From azurite to wulfenite, Arizona is known the world over for its rich abundance of rocks and minerals. Now in its third edition, this best-selling guide covers well-known sites, and uncovers many lesser-known areas as well. Situated in landscapes as diverse as the minerals themselves, these sites vary from arid desert to pine covered peaks. Detailed text describes where to go and what to look for at each collecting area. Maps for each site lead the rockhound to an almost limitless supply of specimens. Black and white photographs picture the collecting area. Color photographs highlight beautiful specimens found at various sites. Gem Trails of Arizona is an invaluable guide for rockhounds just starting out, or filled with expert advice and years of experience. For the experienced collector who has searched from Arizona's mineral resources for years, it is an outstanding source of the old and the new sites throughout the scenic state. James Mitchell, a contributor to the Lapidary Journa
- ASIN: 1889786470
Weekend Rock Arizona: Trad & Sport Routes from 5.0 to 5.10a
* More than 230 trad and sport climbs in Arizona from 5.0 to 5.10a * Destination chart lists climbing season, climbing type, drive time, and approach times * Topo maps or photos with route overlays for most routes * Climbs indexed by star rating, difficulty, and more Whether you are an Arizona climber who wants to get out for the weekend or a visiting climber seeking winter sun, this guide will help you make the most of your time on the rock. Most approaches are short, drive times from Flagstaff, Phoenix, and Tucson are noted, and climbs range from a few minutes to a full day. Even better, these routes have been selected for quality of experience, rated on a three-star system. Ten major destinations are covered: Dragoon Mountains, Oak Creek Overlook, Granite Mountain, Pinnacle Peak, Jacks Canyon, Queen Creek, McDowell Mountains, Sedona, Mount Lemmon, and Thumb Butte .Multi-pitch granite cracks and slabs, pocketed sport climbs on welded tuff and limestone, hand-friendly basalt cracks and corners, and soaring sandstone spires provide trad and sport climbers with all the variety the sport has to offer. Climbing destinations at elevations as low as 3000 feet and as high as 7000 feet provide escape from winter chill and sanctuary from summer heat. This fantastic climbing unfolds at lo...
- Color: Black
- Brand: Brand: Mountaineers Books
- ASIN: 089886965X Part No: 0-89886-965-X
Rock Climbing Arizona (Classic Rock Climbs Series)
A select guide to 25 of Arizona's best and most popular climbing areas.
- Brand: FALCON BOOKS
- ASIN: 156044813X Part No: 9781560448136
Placer Gold Deposits of Arizona
A reprint of the Original US Geological Survey Bulletin 1355. This publication is a catalog of locations, Geology, and production from the placer districts of Arizona. Over 90 Arizona Placer District covered in this publication.
- Brand: Brand: Gem Guides Book Co
- ASIN: 0935182330
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