Loaded with information about how, where and why mineral deposits form, Prospecting for Gemstones and Minerals is the perfect primer for the new collector.
This essential guide features expert advice on where to find deposits, what they contain, and how to remove crystals from the ground. It also covers maps, how and when to use certain tools, and provides an excellent general introduction to the geology of deposits.
Illustrated with photographs and line drawings, this book is a must-have for the amateur field collector.
Readers interested in related titles from John Sinkankas will also want to see: Gem Cutting (ISBN: 1626540497), Field Collecting Gemstones and Minerals (ISBN: 1635610648).