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Online Database for Collection Management
I highly recommend specimen collectors using this
program for INSURANCE record keeping.

Maps for Sale

USGS Map of California.

Gold & Gem Maps Then & Now
Great maps identifying locaitons of 40+ different minerals that have been located/mined over time.

BLM Maps
Place your order over the phone directly through B.L.M.

"The Rockhound's Map of Oregon"
72 locations and descriptions. $2
To order call (541) 573-5119

Suggested Reference Books
Available on Amazon

Rocks Minerals & Gemstones
by Walter Schumann

"California Geology" Magazine
issued by the State of California

"Recovery of Refining of Precious Metals"
by CW Ammen

"Gem Testing"
by B.W. Anderson

"Faceting for Amateurs"
by Glenn & Martha Vargas

Minerals of California 1948 - Free Digital Copy

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