A Field Guide to Gold, Gemstone, and Mineral Sites of British Columbia

A Field Guide to Gold, Gemstone, and Mineral Sites of British Columbia

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Vancouver Island is an excellent place to hunt for unusual minerals, gems, semi-precious stones, fossils and gold. With its unique geological environment it is one of the finest locations for rockhounding in Western Canada. Featuring detailed maps ranging from Victoria through the Chemainus Valley and up to Port Hardy, A Field Guide to Gold, Gemstone a Mineral Sites of British Columbia, Vol. 1 covers more than 100 sites on Vancouver Island and adjacent islands. These field guides are essential equipment for the armchair geologist and active rockhound alike, packed with know-how that can turn any trip into a prospecting bonanza. These comprehensive guidebooks reveal a vast deposit of information including: * Mining history and prospecting techniques * Extensive list of sites in each area * At-a-glance information on types of minerals at each site, map location and ease of access * Glossary of geological terms and suggested reading listIt comes with a substantial User Manual that will get you up and running in half an hour. ... You can also visit their webpage at http://www.ei.gov.bc.ca/geosmin/ minfile/minfile.htm and download the Vancouver Island Special Edition. ... Phone: (250) 386-4636, or fax (250) 386-0221, or reach them on the Internet at http://vw. com/crownpub/ At the time of going to press, there was a charge of $7.50 plus GSTanbsp;...


Title:A Field Guide to Gold, Gemstone, and Mineral Sites of British Columbia
Author: Richard Dennis Hudson
Publisher:Harbour Publishing Company - 1997-09-01
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