Books

The following are books linked to Amazon.com focused on rocks, minerals, gems, and lapidary work in the Pacific Northwestern United States and Canada, as well as books covering topics related to the club’s expertise and skills. The Tualatin Valley Rock and Gem Club is an Amazon Affiliate and receives a small portion of each sale.

These books are listed here as resources not necessarily recommendations.

From Our Members

The following books were written by our members.

Books About Geology in the Pacific Northwest

Gems Trails of Oregon. Rockhounding in Oregon Hiking Oregon's Geology Geology Underfoot in Western Washington In Search of Ancient Oregon
Gem Trails of Washington Geology of the Pacific Northwest
Washington and Oregon Rocks and Minerals Oregon Gold Silver and Gem Maps Then and Now Roadside Geology of Washington Roadside Geology of Oregon Field Identification of Minerals for Oregon Prospectors Metal Mines of Douglas, Coos and Curry Counties Oregon Living with Thunder Geology of the Wallowa Mountains of Oregon Part I
Geology of the Wallowa Mountains of Oregon Part ii Quick Silver Mining in Oregon