By Otie Braden (Author) From sandy beaches to desert landscapes, this is the definitive guide to collecting sites throughout Southern California. From San Luis Obispo to the Mexican border you can find out where the best areas are to search. Maps, descriptive text and both color and black and white photos lead you to over 80 sites where you can collect rocks, gems and fossils. Whether you are a novice rockhound or an experienced rockhound this guide is filled with helpful tips to get the best out of each site. Includes new photos, new site listings, updated directions and full color photographs of specimens collected in the region. This easy-to-use guide will have you out of the house and out in the field collecting today. Among the world-class materials available for collectors, you’ll find these treasures: Agate Quartz crystals Petrified wood Geodes Fossils ISBN-10 : 1889786543 ISBN-13 : 978-1889786544