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Rockhounding Wisconsin


A complete guide to finding, collecting, and identifying the region's gems, minerals, and fossils

Explore the mineral-rich region of Wisconsin with veteran rockhound Robert Beard's Rockhounding Wisconsin and unearth 84 of the state's best rockhounding spots, ranging from popular sites to numerous lessor-known areas. Featuring an overview of the state's geologic history as well as a sit-by-site guide to the best rockhounding locations, Rockhounding Wisconsin is the ideal resource for rockhounds of all ages and experience levels.

Look inside to find:

  • Maps, GPS coordinates, and detailed descriptions of each area
  • Suggested tools and techniques
  • Land-use regulations and legal restrictions

288 pages