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Agate Hunting Made Easy


Agate Hunting Made Easy, by Jim Magnuson, and photography by Carol Wood is a great introductory book for learning how to hunt agates, specifically Lake Superior Agates.

From the back of the book, "You've admired agates for their color and beauty --- Now learn how to find your own. Unlike other books, Agate Hunting Made Easy provides step-by-step instructions to help you turn those once-frustrating agate hunts into successful ones."

This books includes:

  • Photographs of rough agates in the field
  • Tips to help you recognize agate imposters
  • How to hunt in a variety of locations
  • A rating scales to help estimate the value of your finds.