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Vancouver Island is an excellent place to hunt for unusual minerals, gems, semi-precious stones, fossils and gold. With its unique geological environment it is one of the finest locations for rockhounding in Western Canada. Featuring detailed maps ranging from Victoria through the Chemainus Valley and up to Port Hardy, this guide covers over 100 sites on Vancouver Island and adjacent islands.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781550174557
ISBN-10: 155017455X
Format: Paperback
(155mm x 230mm x 14mm)
Pages: 214
Imprint: Harbour Publishing
Publisher: Harbour Publishing
Publish Date: 1-Aug-2007
Country of Publication: Canada


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Author Biography - Rick Hudson

Rick Hudson, Ph.D., was the editor of the Western Canadian Gemstone Newsletter for five years and is a regular contributor to Canadian Rockhound and British Columbia Rockhound. He authored the two-volume A Field Guide to Gold, Gemstone & Mineral Sites of British Columbia and teaches earth sciences in schools.