Nevada has long been known for its vast mineral deposits, and, in fact, the state's official nickname is "The Silver State." That mineral abundance is not limited to commercial metals, but also to the plethora of other gemstones that can be gathered within its boundaries. If you choose to visit all of the sites discusses, you will not only be able to gather an incredible variety of minerals and gems, but will also ravel through landscapes with equally as much variety. Detailed travel instructions are provided for each location, with an accompanying map and photo to assist with locating sites. Mileage is as accurate as possible. Detailed text describes where to go and what to look for at over 50 sites throughout the state of Nevada. Includes a mineral locator index for easier rockhounding. The best rockhounding book on the market for collecting, gems, minerals, and stones in Nevada!