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Geology: Familiar Rocks, Minerals, Gemstones & Fossils Geology: Familiar Rocks, Minerals, Gemstones & Fossils (Pocket Naturalist Guide)

Geology is the perfect pocket-sized, folding guide for the nature enthusiast. The guide simply explains geological processes, the differences between ...

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The 1837 Sketchbook of the Western Fur Trade: An Examination of the Artwork of Alfred J. Miller by: Rey Allen Norman The 1837 Sketchbook of the Western Fur Trade: An Examination of the Artwork of Alfred J. Miller by: Rey Allen Norman

Detailed examination of the work of Alfred Jacob Miller. Miller was the only artist known to have painted and sketched the participants and events of ...

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Village D-Tails Handbook, 4th Edition Village D-Tails Handbook, 4th Edition

A Listing of All Buildings and Accessories for Department 56 Villages Original Snow Village Heritage Village Dickens' Village New England Village Alpi...

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Tomarts Disneyana Update No 76 Tomart's Disneyana Update No 76

This Issue features the new Disneyland Cars Land with a review of the three new attractions and construction of a life-size Radiator Springs. Also fea...

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Tomarts Disneyana Update No 77 Tomart's Disneyana Update No 77

This issue covers a host of new Disney activities ranging all around the world. Three animated features will have been released in the second half of ...

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Tomarts Disneyana Update No 78 Tomart's Disneyana Update No 78

This issue covers a wider range of collectibles ranging from the early 1930s to newer high demand theme park collectibles. New updates on four of the ...

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Tomarts Disneyana Update No 79 Tomart's Disneyana Update No 79

This issue: Frozen merchandise sales are so strong it looks like revenue dolls, toys, books, apparel, and other goods could surpass film box office re...

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Tomart's Disneyana Update No 80 Tomart's Disneyana Update No 80

This issue features Firestone Giveaway Comics, Guardians of the Galaxy, UK Magazine Freebees, Disney Infinity 2.0, Cohn & Rosenberger Jewelry, Haunted...

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Tomart's Disneyana Update No 81 Tomart's Disneyana Update No 81

Featured in this issue is Simon & Schuster Stamp Books, Dell Publishing, Disney Treehouses, Disneyana Auction, Disneyland's 60th, Gare/Leauredynamics,...

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Tomart's Disneyana Update No 82 Tomart's Disneyana Update No 82

Featured in this issue is Disneyland's 60th Merchandise, Original Disneyland Hotel, D23 Expo, and Merchandise in Wonderland. Also included in this iss...

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English Spoons (English) Spoons 1650-2000 by: Simon Moore

Spoons probably have the longest history of any artifact and have been made ever since man discovered that handling liquids was vital to his existence...

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The Always Jukin' Pocket Guide to Collectible Jukeboxes 2021 The Always Jukin' Pocket Guide to Collectible Jukeboxes 2021

Price & Identification Guide, Current Value & Photos of Over 600 Jukeboxes, Wallboxes & Speakers From 1928-1990s The 2021 Pocket Jukebox Price & ID Gu...

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Guitar Identification 4th Ed Guitar Identification, 4th Ed by: A. R. Duchossoir

GUITAR IDENTIFICATION is a reference workbook to be used for dating guitars made in the USA by FENDER, GIBSON, GRETSCH, and MARTIN. It is primarily ba...

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Overstreet Guide to Collecting Movie Posters The Overstreet Guide to Collecting Movie Posters by: Robert M. Overstreet, Amanda Sheriff

Collectors have trusted the Overstreet name for 45 years, and now Gemstone Publishing s new How To series expands further with a trip to the cinema in...

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The Overstreet Guide to Collecting Concert Posters by: Amanda Sheriff The Overstreet Guide to Collecting Concert Posters by: Amanda Sheriff

Are you ready to rock? The Overstreet Guide to Collecting Concert Posters is the latest "how to" book in Gemstone Publishing's series for new and expe...

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Harry Potter Collectibles Guide The Unofficial Guide to Harry Potter Collectibles by: Kathy J. Wells

Let the magic live on! Here is a true guide to discovering what's hot and what's not in the world of Harry Potter collectibles. Over 220 full color ph...

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Southeast Treasure Hunter's Gem & Mineral Guide, 6th Ed Southeast Treasure Hunter's Gem & Mineral Guide, 6th Ed by: Kathy Rygle, Stephen Pedersen

Collector Bookstore is a retailer of new books located in Leavenworth, Kansas. We specialize in price guides and reference books for the antiques and collectibles industry.

Table of Contents

Updated 6th edition with new sites & museums!

Learn Where & How to Dig, Pan and Mine Your Own Gems & Minerals

SOUTHEAST

Alabama • Arkansas • Florida • Georgia • Kentucky • Louisiana • Mississippi • Missouri • North Carolina • South Carolina • Tennessee • Virginia • West Virginia

Whether you're digging for the first time or are an experienced rockhound or "prospector," with a simple rock hammer and a little luck, you too can strike it rich ... or at the very least, have fun trying.

This guide offers you easy-to-use information on the ins and outs of "fee dig" mining, complete with locations, costs, tips on technique, entertaining legends and important information on everything from safety kits to the location of the nearest restrooms.

Included are resources for use in identifying your finds, exploring the lapidary arts, and further pursuing an exciting--and possibly profitable--hobby.

  • Equipment and Clothing: What you need and where to find it (or how to make it yourself).
  • Mining Techniques: Step-by-step instructions on panning for gold, sluicing for gems and other methods.
  • Gem and Mineral Sites: Directions and maps, hours, fees and equipment needed. Also includes info on guide services, local camping facilities and more.
  • Museums and Mine Tours: Where to visit commercial and historical mines, as well as museums with exhibits of gems and minerals (for help in learning what to look for).
  • Special Events and Tourist Information: Listings of regional events involving gems and minerals, and sources of general travel and tourism information for every state.
  • Other Features: Where to find your birthstone, your anniversary stone or your zodiac stone; Index by State; Index by Gem/Mineral; U.S. State Gems & Minerals Chart; and more!

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Southwest Treasure Hunter's Gem & Mineral Guide, 6th Southwest Treasure Hunter's Gem & Mineral Guide, 6th Ed by: Kathy Rygle, Stephen Pedersen

A guidebook for traveling rockhounds or anyone with an interest in gems, rocks or minerals exploring hidden treasures across the United States. Easy-t...

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Northeast Treasure Hunter's Gem & Mineral Guide, 6th Ed Northeast Treasure Hunter's Gem & Mineral Guide, 6th Ed by: Kathy Rygle, Stephen Pedersen

Whether you are an experienced rockhound or "prospector," or just digging for the first time, with a simple rock hammer and a little luck, you too can...

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Wade Miniatures 4th Wade Miniatures 4th Ed by: Donna Baker

Since the mid-nineteenth century, the George Wade pottery in Burslem, England, has produced many forms of ceramic items. It is best known for their de...

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Collector's Guide to the Amphibole Group Collector's Guide to the Amphibole Group by: Robert J. Lauf

The amphibole group is extremely important, widespread, and beautiful, with a structure that can accommodate a bewildering variety of compositions and...

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Crystal Guide ID Purpose Powers Values The Crystal Guide: Identification, Purpose, Powers and Values by: Patti Polk

Explore the power, properties and pricing of crystals In this unique examination of crystalline types of minerals, esteemed rock, gem, crystal and min...

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Royal Doulton Series Ware Vol 4: Around the World Flora and Fauna (ID Guide) by: Louise Irvine Royal Doulton Series Ware Vol 4: Around the World Flora and Fauna (ID Guide) by: Louise Irvine

This is the fourth book on the subject of Series ware: an assortment of decorative and practical items printed with popular imagery. This volume conti...

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Krampus Krampus: The Devil of Christmas (1800s German Postcard Images) by: Monte Beauchamp

In the 1800s, German folklore held that St. Nikolaus had a dark servant - a hairy, horned, supernatural beast, named Krampus. Good children found gift...

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Royal Doulton Series Ware Vol 1 by: Louise Irvine Royal Doulton Series Ware Vol 1 by: Louise Irvine

Royal Doulton Series Ware Book 1 is the first of several on the Series Wares and related items. It deals with three categories - Literature, Popular I...

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Royal Doulton Series Ware, Vol 5: New Discoveries by: Louise Irvine Royal Doulton Series Ware, Vol 5: New Discoveries by: Louise Irvine

This volume features many of the scenes discovered by collectors and dealers since the publication of Royal Doulton Series Ware Volumes 1-4.

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Department 56 Village D-tails 2008 Ed Department 56 Village D-tails, 2008 Ed (Price ID Guide / Collector Record Book)

ALL BUILDINGS AND ACCESSORIES FOR ALL VILLAGES The Original Snow Village Dickens' Village Series New England Village Series Christmas In The City Seri...

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Collectibles of Our Favorite Wizard Harry Potter The Unofficial Guide To The Collectibles of Our Favorite Wizard Harry Potter by: Eric Bradley

Uncover a legacy of magical treasures It's may be hard to believe, but as of 2017, it's been 20 years since Harry Potter flew onto the scene in tales ...

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Topps Star Trek Topps Trading Cards Topps Star Trek: The Original Topps Trading Card Series by: Paula M. Block, Terry J. Erdmann

Ever since "Star Trek" first aired on television in 1966, the series has had a strong influence on pop culture. In 1976, due to the show's rising popu...

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Audubon Field Guide North American Rocks Minerals National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Rocks and Minerals by: Charles W. Chesterman

Perfect for mountain climbers and hikers, this valuable reference covers more rocks and minerals in North America than any other available guide. 794 ...

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