Did you ever wonder what type of rock you found? Western North America is rich in rocks and minerals and they are described and illustrated in full color with this new book. This great new visual guide will help you identify the rocks and minerals you encounter throughout the west. The west is famous for many minerals, including jade and gold, but what about the rest! Many types of rocks and minerals are selected and worked to be made into pendants and other amazing works of art. Using easy to understand language and crisp, vibrant photographs, you will be able to identify the rocks and minerals around you. Now, with this new guide, you can look at rocks and minerals in a whole new light!