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Rocks, Gems, Minerals, Fossils

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Coin and Relic Detecting in Australia, Douglas M. Stone
1 Coin and Relic Detecting in Australia
Douglas M. Stone Australia Outdoor Press 2016 0959639241 / 9780959639247 Hardcover New No Jacket Book 28.0 x 21.0 x 2.3 cm 
Treasure! Coin and relic hunting has come of age. No longer is treasure hunting the realm of the get-rich-quick fringe and the bad reputation associated with the destruction of historic sites. Metal detectors are now recognised as sophisticated detection tools that can distinguish precious metals from surrounding soils and rubbish. This ensures minimum disturbance to the search area. This guide has been designed to enable you to identify your finds and put them into context within Australia's evolving history. We describe the specialist metal detectors which will help to detect valuable coins and jewellery among the junk strewn fields. We'll also show you how to identify prospective areas to coin and relic hunt and interpret the signs of previous human occupation. We describe the special techniques required to unearth your find. It is imperative that the target is not damaged while digging it out of the ground and the surrounding area is not scarred in the process. This is especially important when detecting in public parks and beaches. We also describe the specialist tools and electronic pin-pointing devices that will assist in both the park and beach. This guide covers: Man-made or natural targets, How metal detectors work, Detector operation technique, Specialised tools for coin & relic extraction, Choosing a treasure hunting detector, Where to treasure hunt, Research, Themes to stimulate your search, The law of finding, Identifying your finds, Displaying your finds, Treasure hunts & ethics, 
Price: 74.95 AUD
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Gold Atlas of New South Wales, Douglas M. Stone
2 Gold Atlas of New South Wales
Douglas M. Stone Australia Outdoor Press 2014 0987550713 / 9780987550712 Spiral Bound New Book 40.0 x 26.6 x 0.7 cm 
Doug Stone's new Gold Atlas of New South Wales includes over 80 Pages of detailed gold prospecting maps for metal detector operators including many new release maps and photographs in colour. The Doug Stone Gold Atlas of New South Wales is an essential tool for prospecting the New South Wales Goldfields. Includes very detailed maps of alluvial and reef mining, old and modern, including tracks, dams, creeks and landmarks and also known nugget find locations with some GPS coordinates. Locations Include: Bathurst-Orange District - Ophir-Mullion Creek Goldfield, Hill End Goldfield, Sofala-Wattle Flat Goldfield, Hargraves-Windeyer Goldfield, Peak Hill Heritage Goldfield. Bathurst-Crookwell District - Trunkey Creek Goldfield, Abercrombie Goldfield, Tuena Goldfield, Junction Point Goldfield. Adelong-Wee Jasper District - Wee Jasper Goldfield, Adelong Goldfield. Southeast District - Montreal Heritage Goldfield, Pambula Goldfield, Yambulla Goldfield, Nerrigundah Goldfield, Little Snowball Creek Goldfield. Batemans Bay District - Clyde River-Nelligen-Currowan Goldfield, Mogo-Batemans Bay Goldfield, Moruya Goldfield, Majors Creek Goldfield, Mongarlowe Goldfield, Nerriga-Oallen Ford Goldfield, Yalwal Goldfield. Northern Districts - Copeland Historic Goldfield, Moonan Brook (Denninson) Goldfield, Nundle-Hanging Rock Goldfieldm Drake Goldfield, Old Bulldog Goldfield. Milparinka-Tibooburra District - Mt Browne Goldfield, Mt-Poole-Good Friday Diggings, New Bendigo (White Elephant) Goldfield, Warratta Creek Diggins, Evans Gully Goldfield, Nuggety Gully-Tunnel Hill-Easter Monday Diggings, Tibooburra Common Goldfield. 
Price: 125.00 AUD
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Gold Atlas of Western Australia, Douglas M. Stone
3 Gold Atlas of Western Australia
Douglas M. Stone Australia Outdoor Press 2013 0987550705 / 9780987550705 Spiral Bound New Book 40.0 x 26.6 x 0.7 cm 
Doug Stone's Gold Atlas of Western Australia. Includes 85 Pages of detailed gold prospecting maps for metal detector operators including many new release maps and photographs in colour. An essential tool for prospecting the many Western Australian Goldfields. Includes very detailed maps of alluvial and reef mining, old and modern, including tracks, dams, creeks and landmarks and also known nugget find locations with some GPS coordinates. Locations Include: Halls Creek District - Old Halls Creek Goldfields, The Brockman Goldfield, Mary River Battery & Thompson Goldfield, Mount Dockrell Goldfield. Marble Bar - Karratha District - Four Mile Diggings, Salgash Diggings, Owens Gully Diggings, Tambourah Goldfield, Nullagine Goldfield, Mosquito Creek Diggings, Whim Creek Diggings, Karratha - Bernies Patch. Meekatharra - Sandstone District - Meekatharra - Lake Annean, Quinns, Sebastapol Goldfield, Redcastle Well, Birrigin Goldfield, Gidgee Goldfield, Sandstone - Hancocks, Sandstone - Black Range, Sandstone - Nunngarra, Sandstone - Six Mile - Raffertys Patch. Lake Darlot District - Mt Keith Goldfield, Bill & Simms, Barwidgee - Yandal, Melrose Station, Freemans Find - Hurley's Rush, Billy Bore, Hootuni Well, Hootuni - Larrys Patch, Hootuni Erilstoun Creek, Duketon, McKenzie Well. Laverton - Lake Carey District - Hawks Nest, Biddy's Patch & Euro Mine, Wilga Goldfield, North Pyke Hollow, Pyke Hollow, Eucalyptus. Leonora District - Puzzle Mines, Mertondale, The Triangle, Snowdon Bore and Cudi Bore, Mount Flora, Cement Tank Diggings & Specking Patch, Agnew & Jasper Hill. Menzies District - Kookynie, Yerilla, Menzies South, Menzies East. Kalgoorlie - Boulder District - Edjudina, Mulgabbie, Carnage, Carbine, Lindsay Well & Gordon Dam, Kalpini & Garibaldi, Jubilee & Grey Dam - Lake Lapage, Kurnalpi. This atlas is spiralbound for easy use. 
Price: 125.00 AUD
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Gold Prospecting # LATEST EDITION, Douglas M. Stone
4 Gold Prospecting # LATEST EDITION
Douglas M. Stone Australia Outdoor Press 2013 0959639209 / 9780959639209 Revised and Updated Soft cover New Book 24.0 x 18.4 x 1.3 cm Douglas M. Stone 
Gold Prospecting by Doug Stone is the authoritative guide to prospecting techniques, tips and methods. Recent finds in Victoria, Western Australia and elsewhere show that rich gold deposits remain. This book describes how to prospect correctly and where to find and recover the gold. It is divided about one third to tips and techniques and two thirds to localities around Australia where gold has been found. There are descriptions of all major reef and alluvial fields, accompanied by over 30 maps discuss the conditions under which gold occurs. . Prospecting techniques and the construction and use of gold recovery equipment, including the latest metal detectors, are also described. Soft laminated cover. 192 pages Douglas Stone has for years been interested in the search for gold. His field experience in geology and historical research makes this an invaluable guide and reference book for the casual and professional prospector. 
Price: 49.95 AUD
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Metal Detecting For Gold in Australia 5th Edition, Douglas M. Stone
5 Metal Detecting For Gold in Australia 5th Edition
Douglas M. Stone Australia Outdoor Press 2011 0959639268 / 9780959639261 5th Edition Hardcover New Book 29 x 21.5 x 2.7 cm 
Douglas M Stones Metal Detecting for Gold in Australia is packed with Goldfield Maps for NSW, VIC, SA, NT, QLD and WA. This full colour hard cover book contains over 400 pages of information on detector types, prospecting methods and maps of all the major Australian gold fields. A must for prospecting enthusiasts! 
Price: 129.95 AUD
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Exploring Science Rocks and Minerals : Crystals, Erosion, Geology, Fossils *** TEMPORARILY UNAVAILABLE ***, Jack Challoner and Rodney Walshaw
6 Exploring Science Rocks and Minerals : Crystals, Erosion, Geology, Fossils *** TEMPORARILY UNAVAILABLE ***
Jack Challoner and Rodney Walshaw UK Armadillo Books 2015 1861474652 / 9781861474650 Hardcover New Book 29.1 x 22.6 x 1.2 cm 
This title comes with 19 easy-to-do experiments and 400 exciting pictures. It is an exploration of gems, crystals, fossils and stones for the young geologist. It features exciting experiments that you can do at home explain the science of the Earth - cook up some edible toffee rocks, pan for 'gold', and make a fossil imprint. It features 400 specialist photographs and detailed illustrations of rocks, minerals and the land they have shaped. It includes expert tips on starting your very own rock collection. Every second of every day, deep inside the Earth vast rocks, precious metals and beautiful crystals are being formed. This book explains exactly what rocks and minerals are, how they have affected the landscape, why they come in such an array of varieties, and how you can recognize them. It also looks at how they are mined for everyday use - from copper pipes and kitchen foil to exquisite jewels. This is a book that will interest all those who cannot resist picking up pebbles and stones, whether independent readers, families or school groups. 
Price: 23.95 AUD
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The Practical Encyclopedia of Rocks and Minerals, John Farndon
7 The Practical Encyclopedia of Rocks and Minerals
John Farndon UK Anness Publishing 2015 1844776700 / 9781844776702 Hardcover New New Book 30.7 x 23.6 x 1.8 cm 
This is the ultimate photographic guide to the world of rocks and minerals. A comprehensive introduction explains the formation and classification of the many types of rock and mineral. Expertly written text describes the impact of factors such as time, weather and water erosion on external character. In the second part of the book specimens are grouped according to their chemical composition and characteristics, and all entries include quick-reference identification checklists to aid recognition. Featuring over 800 photographs and artworks, this is a one-stop reference, visual encyclopedia and field guide on a richly consuming and intriguing subject. 
Price: 44.95 AUD
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