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Rockhounding Idaho


"A field guide to some of the state's best rockhounding sites!" This book is a 6" x 9" paperback with 254 pages of descriptions, maps and photos.

Rockhounding IdahoTable of Contents

Prefacevii
Acknowledgmentsix
Introduction1
Idaho Geology1
Top Ten Rockhounding Sites3
How to Use This Book14
Map Legend18
ROCKHOUNDING SITES IN IDAHO
1. Upper Priest Lake19
2. Solo Creek22
3. Laclede24
4. Pack River26
5. Moyie River28
6. Tungsten Hill30
7. Leonia Knob32
8. Clark Fork34
9. Talache36
10. Chloride Gulch38
11. Vulcan Mine40
12. Hayden Creek42
13. Pine Creek44
14. St. Joe River47
15. Freezeout Ridge49
16. Bathtub Mountain51
17. Big Carpenter Creek53
18. Emerald Creek56
19. Mizpah58
20. Hoodoo Placers60
21. Fossil Bowl62
22. Mica Mountain64
23. Headquarters66
24. Orofino Creek70
25. Pierce72
26. Musselshell74
27. Lolo Pass76
28. Lower Clearwater78
29. Selway River80
30. Cottonwood82
31. Elk City84
32. Orogrande86
33. White Bird88
34. Lucile90
35. Salmon River94
36. Ruby Rapids96
37. Florence98
38. Burgdorf100
39. Paddy Flat102
40. Goose Creek104
41. Big Creek106
42. Pinehurst108
43. Mica Hill110
44. Little Weiser River112
45. Cuprum114
46. Mineral116
47. Fourth of July Creek118
48. Stibnite120
49. Weiser122
50. Black Canyon125
51. Pearl127
52. Idaho city129
53. Graveyard Point131
54. Sommer Camp Road134
55. Opalene Gulch136
56. McBride Creek138
57. Dismal Swamp142
58. Yankee Fork144
59. East Fork Salmon River148
60. Mackay150
61. Big Wood River152
62. Little Wood River154
63. Cold Springs Creek156
64. Muldoon Creek158
65. Fish Creek Reservoir160
66. Croy Creek162
67. Trail Creek165
68. Arco Hills168
69. Big Southern Butte170
70. Bayhorse172
71. Challis175
72. Morgan Creek177
73. Meyers Cove178
74. Napias Creek180
75. Gibbonsville182
76. Lemhi Pass184
77. Gilmore186
78. South Mountain188
79. Cow Creek191
80. Silver City193
81. Reynolds Creek195
82. Tinsdale Road198
83. Bruneau River200
84. Rabbit Springs202
85. Clover Creek204
86. Spencer Opal Mines207
87. Cinder Butte210
88. Bitch Creek212
89. Conant Creek214
90. Moulton216
91. St. Charles218
92. Paris Canyon222
93. Spencer Gulch224
94. Montpelier226
95. Georgetown Canyon228
96. Sulphur Springs230
97. Little Flat232
98. Pelican Point234
99. Caribou Mountain236
Appendix A: Web Sites238
Appendix B: Clubs243
Appendix C: Rock, Gem, and Prospecting Shops245
Bibliography247
Index250
About the Author254