Rockhounding Alaska is an excellent guide to 75 rock and gem collecting sites throughout the state. There is also some great background information with and overview of the geological history of Alaska.
The 75 collecting location are scattered around the state from Kodiak Island, up to the Arctic Circle. The guide will help you find things from ancient fossilized sea creatures to precious gems and gold nuggets. Each site description offers a map and detailed description, along with GPS coordinates. You will also find suggested tools and techniques to recover those treasures, along with information of land use regulation and legal restrictions.
by Montana Hodges