LaRune’s ROCKPECKER Notes
By T. D. LaRune, published by Skill//Quest Co., hardbound, 543 pages. A study directed to mineral prospectors, rockhounds, gold panners, gemstone screeners, investors, and natural science students. Simplified but in-depth Geology, rocks, minerals and chemistry testing to take the novice or experienced mineral enthusiast by the hand. Covers Structural Geology, Placer Concepts, Mineral Recognition & Identification, and Pre-assay chemical testing. 300 tips, clues, hints, and tricks of the trade.