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RECREATIONAL GOLD PROSPECTING FOR FUN & PROFIT
by Gail Butler. 206 pp.illus.
Reviews basic techgniques of finding gold for both the beginner and veteran prospector.
Covers recovering gold with a common pan and a sluice box, as well as how to stake a claim........$ 10.95.

GEM TRAILS OF NEVADA
by James Mitchell. 120 pages, illus. Nearly 60 sites for gemstone collecting are described and located on maps giving locations to the 1/10 mile. About 30 Nevada minerals are described. ................$ 6.95.

GOLD FEVER AND THE ART OF PANNING AND SLUICING,
by Lois DeLorenzo.80 pages, illus. A how-to book for the amateur. ........... $ 4.95.

THE WEEKEND GOLD MINER,
by A. H. Ryan. 64 pages, illus. A simple, easy-to-follow handbook for the beginning gold panned.................. $ 4.95.

WHERE TO FIND GOLD AND GEMS IN NEVADA,
by James Klein.112 pages, illus., county maps. Placer gold and precious gem sites described. ........ $ 7.95.

PLACER GOLD DEPOSITS OF NEVADA,
by Maureen Johnson. USGS Bull. 1356. 118 pp., index. Valuable catalog of locations, geology, production; 115 placer sites, all located on two-color map. ..................................... $ 6.95.

Placer Gold Deposits
of the Sierra Nevada

Paul D. Morrison, ed.
The geology and mining history of the Mother Lode gold country of California were well documented in numerous government mineral surveys, but until now these reports have not been available in a concise one-volume edition. This new book combines the best information from twelve out-of-print books into a guide to California Sierra gold placer, hydraulic, and drift mines; it also covers the dredging areas of the American, Feather, and Yuba rivers. Twenty-one new maps locate gold districts and old mines from Kern County north to Plumas County. 6" x 9", 192 pp., maps, appendices, color cover ................................................... $ 9.95.

GOLD PROSPECTOR'S HANDBOOK,
by Jack Black. 176 pages, illus. How to pan gold, prospect streams, geology, lode gold, sluices, portable dredges, etc. .,................................................ $9.95.

DRY WASHING FOR GOLD,
James Klein.90 pp. Complete background on the geology of placer gold deposits, where to find gold sites in all fifty states, and instructions on dry washing techniques. Up to-date information on metal detectors, dry washing equipment, and how to build your own dry wash rig. History, claim staking, and glossary included. .................................................................. $ 6.95

GEM TRAILS OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA,
by James Mitchell. 160 pp., illus., some color. Maps show roads to gem collecting sites to 1/10th mile The text covers gem fields north of Bishop and Fresno, with some areas of western Nevada. Color cover, .....................................................................$9.95.

NEVADA HISTORICAL MARKERS,
by David Basso. 96 pp. This guidebook reproduces the text of all the state-maintained highway markers of historical sites.
New edition, .......................................................................$ 8.95.



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