Rock hounding 101!  The Pocket guide AGATES OF THE PACIFIC COAST includes superb photos and illustrations, to support the detailed text, includes additional resources for guidance on getting started.  During the winter, you will want to visit the Coast to go beachcombing or rockhounding in search of agates, fossils, glass floats and other treasures from the sea.


        By Myers and Petrovic

Click to enlarge image of the pocket guide - AGATES OF THE OREGON COAST by Myers and Petrovic  - ISBN13: 9781605857749 - Now Available- April 2008!

< - - This popular pocket guide Agates of the Oregon Coast is the NEW comprehensive, easy-to-use full color illustrated guide of the what, where, when and how of information on agate, jasper, fossils and petrified wood commonly found on the Oregon Coast. This guide shows the specimens in their rough natural state and the cover shows them in all of their polished glory.

Amazingly accurate! Learn about the best known varieties of agate to zeolite, in all of their stunning colors and varieties of agate to be found. Included are the enhydro (water agates), fossil agates, petrified woods, and fossils that may be found among the cobbles along the Oregon Coastal beaches. While many specimens are readily available, the rare and higher-quality ones are highly sought after. Just take your dry stones and lay them over the photos to identify them.

During the winter and early spring, you will want to re-visit the coast to search for agates. Oregon has great public beach access to welcome those who wish to indulge! There are excellent locations for watching the waves, whales, sunsets and storm watching, the coast is a treasure trove for collecting driftwood, agates, shells and floats. Bedrock exposed from the sea at low tide creates perfect pockets for tide pooling, and beach combing, just for challenging the adventure seekers. Status: They are In Stock and ship immediately, Get Yours NOW! Only $6.95. Plus Shipping.

More Books
of Oregon Interest:

Oregon Under Foot - a pocket guide, by K.T. Myers. Shown here as the cover featuring the state symbols of the state gemstone, rock and fossil plus a preview of an inside page. ISBN 13: 978-1-4507-5737-9 HOT OFF THE PRESS - May 2011 - Weight 2 ozs. $4.95
Oregon Under Foot $6.95

Gem Trails of Oregon - by Romaine, From pine-covered mountains to barren deserts and coastal beaches, this completely revised edition features over 100 of Oregon's best rock, mineral and fossil collecting sites  including 40 completely new locations throughout the state.  Color and black and white photos highlight collecting areas and the specimens found there.  Complete with New GPS coordinates, road difficulty ratings, tools required, nearby camping and local attractions, best collecting season. Softcover 272 pages.
Gem Trails of Oregon $16.95

THE OREGON TRAVLERS PACKAGEOREGON TRAVELER'S PACKAGE for Rockhounding Oregon - includes all three of the above Gem Trails of Oregon, which is a detailed handbook of maped locations, Oregon Under Foot, and Agates of the Oregon Coast < - - (Amazingly accurate, just take your dry stones and lay them over the photos to identify them) these companion guides with full color photos for identification of what you are likely to find all ships as one parcel. Save on shipping of this package, with - FREE Shipping to U.S. destinations by USPS media mail. In Stock and ships immediately, shipping weight 2 lbs.   NEW List Price - $30.85. Buy it NOW and SAVE! Only $29.95.

The Beachcombers Gem Scoop featured on the inside cover is available from Wesley's Trading Post, in Newport.

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