Midwest Gem Fossil and Mineral Trails : Prairie States
Midwest, Gem, Fossil and Mineral Trails: Prairie States, is an indispensable guide for any rockhound collecting in South Dakota, North Dakota, Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas or Missouri. For the rock hobbyist, lapidary, and fossil enthusiast these states have much to offer. Lake Superior agates are widespread. Magnificent fossils occur in each state. Superb crystals of quartz, calcite, pyrite, marcasite, dolomite, celestite, selenite sphalerite, and barite are not difficult to come by. There are also numerous rare minerals, which provide an extra thrill for the field collector. This updated edition describes where and what to collect, how to hunt on our own, and where to get more information and additional help in each state. Helpful hints for collecting minerals, gem materials, and invertebrate fossils are highlighted by an author who has collected in these states for over 50 years. An essential guide for the beginning and experienced collector alike. Midwest, Gem, Fossil, and Mineral Trails: Prairie States highlights the best of the region in one handy volume.