Noted rockhound and author Gail Butler has put together a fantastic resource in Rockhounding California. CA is known for gold and the famous rush of 1849, but the state also boasts a wide variety of rocks, gems and minerals. California is a rock collecting/gem hunting paradise from the rich deserts to sun drenched beaches.
Find maps, directions and descriptions of 75 of the state's best sites for rockhounding, from popular public and commercial areas, to some great, lesser known areas to dig.
Also offers tips on collecting specimens and lists area clubs. Great guide book for California rockhounding.
Butler, 190 pages, softcover, ISBN 1-56044-347-2