Nevada Gold Prospecting Locations
|Where to Find Gold and Gems in Nevada by KleinBe sure to check out all of James Klein's other fine books on prospecting and where to find gold.|
Find out where the best gold locations are found in each county of Nevada. In fact, probably more is out there to be found by the determined prospector than at any time in recent years. Amazingly enough, the old diggings are still the best places to look for gold. Ride along with veteran prospector, James Klein, miner and author of numerous books on gold mining, as he discusses the possibilities for you to find gold and gems. Helpful detailed maps make locating gold easy. Learn about the geology of placer deposits, where to pan in the desert, how to stake a claim, and much more! Filled with helpful photos, detailed illustrations, and descriptive text and glossary that will help you on your way to "showing color!"
Where to Find Gold and Gems in Nevada REVIEW:
As I sit here on my mountain of gold, silver, turquoise and opals...ahem... I reflect on the worth of this paperback. And I say.. Sure, buy it! It is a good start. Points you in the proper direction. Provides you with maps, old photos and a synopsis of the history and the methods used in each area. Klein, with this book, has provided me with the direction and knowledge. Now all I need is some get up and GO!
|Rockhounding Nevada: A Guide To The State's Best Rockhounding SitesA complete guide and source-book brimming with advice on collecting and preparing gems and minerals.|
From the Back Cover A complete guide to finding and collecting the state’s gems and minerals
Rockhounding Nevada is a must-have book for anyone interested in collecting rocks, minerals, fossils, and gems in the Silver State. Fully up to date with GPS coordinates for more than 100 collecting locales, it covers popular and widely known fee-dig operations as well as four-wheel-drive adventures into the desert and long winding drives through the mountains. The result is a complete and accurate guide to the state’s gem and mineral deposits.
The author—a veteran rockhounder in the West with more than forty years of experience—concisely describes the best places to locate agate, opal, jasper, fossils, fluorescent minerals, obsidian, chalcedony, wonderstone, malachite, petrified wood, limb casts, and much more.
Look inside to find: • Maps and detailed site descriptions with directions • Suggested tools and techniques • Land-use regulations and legal restrictions • Information on nearby camping About the Author William A. Kappele has been rockhounding across the West for more than forty years. His other books include Rockhounding Utah and Rockhounding Colorado.
|Placer Gold Deposits of the Sierra Nevada - MorrisonA very complete book of gold placer mines, hydraulic and drift mines, locations, dredging areas. Well documented by numerous mineral resources and surveys. Gives a history and past production of gold. More than 20 maps. A great guide. 192 pages.|
The history and geology of the MotherLode Gold Country of California were well documented in numerous government mineral resource surveys throughout the century. This book compiles data from those reports, long unavailable, in a concise, convenient edition that concentrates on gold placer, hydraulic, and drift mines, giving location information as well as history and past production figures. Covering the mines of the Mother Lode, it also includes the other gold-producing counties of the southern and northern Sierra Nevada range, and the dredging areas of the American, Feather, and Yuba Rivers. More than twenty county maps, this is the complete guide to prospecting the Gold Country of California.
| GEM TRAILS OF NEVADAGEM TRAILS OF NEVADA|
Maps photos and detailed text describe where to go and what to look for at over 75 sites throughout the state of Nevada. Includes mineral locator index. James R. Mitchell, 192 pages, 6 x 9 inches with a soft cover.
|Gold Nugget-Teering in Nevada By Delos TooleDelos Toole's Gold Nugget-Teering in Nevada is packed with maps, directions and commentary on the best places to look for gold nuggets in Nevada. Nevada, despite being dry, is rich in placer gold deposits and good sized nuggets are still being found today. He gives you the real scoop on where to find your own gold in Nevada.|
Author: Delos Tool 144 pages
|A Guide to Treasure in Nevada Although Nevada was born of mineral discovery, to many American it is a wasteland. Surrounding that desert chain after chain of serrated grandeur, multi-colored mountains that rise over priceless deposits of metal and minerals. Discover the best treasure and metal detector sites in Nevada. Contains easy-to-follow directions and stories behind this stunning regions.|
|Nevada, Ghost Towns Map Set - Then & Now [Map]Ghost Towns/Sites Map Series-
Then and Now - Nevada Edition|
The Ghost town map series is a set of six large fold out maps with Plastic overlay maps that show the area back in the 1800's and early 1900's and then the the overlay shows what is there now. Great product for Metal Detectorists, Treasure Hunters, Historians etc. Very well done series. Back of each maps gives some history on certain areas on the map.
This unusual product is a must for the treasure hunter. It is unlike any other map collection in the market place. The maps of 1882 and 1900 are of excellent quality. Railroad and wagon roads are clearly defined. The map of 1900 is from the early Cram Atlas of that year. A census report for 1900, 1950 and 2000 allows the reader to know the growth or failure of many early town-sites. Nevada Ghost Town Sites map has been included through the courtesy of the Nevada Bureau of Mines. The state map of 1881 has been divided into four sections. Each section has an overlay of the modern road system printed on clear milar to create an important tool in locating early sites. The reverse side of each section touch on a small bit of history for that section.
|Nevada Ghost Town Trails - BrowmanThis historical book offers an intriguing look at Nevada's legendary ghost towns. Includes black and white photos and maps with detailed mileage to 139 ghost towns in the great mining state of Nevada. Complete with detailed text, helpful maps, and illustrations throughout. This is the perfect book for anyone who wants to learn the fascinating and detailed history of Nevada's ghost towns.|
Review: I own a copy of this gem published in 1978. The hand-drawn maps and photos of so many ghost towns you've never heard of, plus all the ones you HAVE heard of, make this book super valuable to the serious ghost town explorer. If you own only one Nevada Ghost Town book, this should be it. Thanks Mr. Broman!
|SOUTHERN Nevada Ghost Towns & Mining Camps: Illustrated Atlas208 PAGES - WITH 31 NEW MAPS FOR DESERT EXPLORERS.|
This is volume 2, for Southern Nevada and Death Valley.
This is a well-researched guide to more than 1100 desert destinations in Southern Nevada's scenic backcountry. With 33 new color maps for desert explorers, and 265 vintage photos, you can visit and learn about historic places, natural features, placer gold sites, campgrounds, gemstone sites, caves, hot springs, and recreation areas.
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|Nevada Gold & Gems Maps: Then and NowNevada Gold & Gems Maps: Then and Now|
This packet contains 5 maps (17 1/2 X 23) printed on both sides. The maps divide the state into four sections and show the location of 47 gems in addition to gold and silver. The maps featured were chosen due to their clarity in spite of being printed in 1882, 1936 and 1900. This package is a must for both the serious or the part time rock hound.
Map locates deposits of actinolite, agate, amethstine, apache tears, apatite, azurite, barite, beryl, bloodstone, calcite, carnelian, chalcedony, chert, chrysocolla, corundum, epidote, fire opal, fossils, flourite, garnet, geodes, hematite, jasper-agate, jasper, limb cast, malachite, nodules, obsidian, onyx, opal, opalite, opalized wood, petrified wood, pyrite, quartz, rhodochrosite, rhyolite, selenite, sunstones, topaz, tourmaline, turquoise, variscite, wonderstone, wulfenite, zeolite, and zircon.
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