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Gem Trails of Northern California


Visit the places where experienced rock and mineral collectors have found success! Detailed descriptions, photos and maps guide you to some of the best gem collecting sites in the state. This book is a 6" x 9" paperback with 192 pages. Second edition.

Gem Trails of Northern CaliforniaTable of Contents

Introduction6
Rockhound Rules9
Hints for Collecting Minerals10
Hints for Collecting Gem Materials11
Government Agencies List12
Rock and Mineral Societies13
Museums14
Map Legend15
Key Sites to Locator Map16
California Site Map17
REGION I
1. Happy Camp18
2. Slater Butte20
3. Jenny Creek22
4. Etna24
5. Mt. Shasta26
6. Ashland28
7. Lassen Creek30
8. Fandango Pass32
9. Sugar Hill34
10. Davis Creek36
11. Cedarville38
12. Deep Creek40
13. Northwest Nevada42
14. Granger Creek44
15. Patrick's Point46
16. Willow Creek48
17. Coffee Creek50
18. Weaverville52
19. Douglas City54
20. Hayfork56
21. Big Flat58
22. Van Duzen River60
23. Ruth62
24. Butte Creek64
25. Belden66
26. Jacks Valley68
27. Susanville70
28. Alderpoint72
29. Kettenpom74
REGION II
30. Covelo76
31. Mina78
Tumble Polishing Rocks80
Color Specimen Insert81
32. Hearst90
33. Stony Creek92
34. Highway 7094
35. Pulga96
36. Serpentine Canyon98
37. La Porte100
38. Gold Valley102
39. Goodyear's Bar104
40. Babcock Peak106
41. Taylorsville108
42. Hallelujah Mountain110
43. Kelseyville112
44. Clear Lake114
45. California Petrified Forest116
46. Chalk Bluff118
47. Crystal Peak120
48. Union Flat122
49. Virginia City124
50. Gold Rush Country North126
REGION III
51. Traverse Creek128
52. Folsom Lake130
53. Gold Rush Country South132
54. Bear River134
55. Mt. Reba136
56. Valley Springs138
57. Bridgeport140
58. Dillon Beach and Point Reyes142
59. Bolinas144
60. Pacifica South146
61. Patterson148
62. Anderson Lake150
63. Coulterville152
64. Aeolian Buttes154
65. Obsidian Dome156
66. Basalt Jasper158
67. Fish Lake Valley160
REGION IV
68. Big Pine162
69. Eureka Valley164
70. Hanging Rock Canyon166
71. Westgard Pass168
72. Owens Valley170
73. Mazourka Canyon172
74. Lone Pine174
75. Cottonwood Lakes176
76. Jade Cove178
Mineral Locator Index180
Glossary184
Other Titles Available191
Notes192