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Rockhounding Colorado


"A field guide to some of the state's best rockhounding sites!" Second edition. This book is a 6" x 9" paperback with 244 pages, descriptions, maps and photos.

Rockhounding ColoradoTable of Contents

Acknowledgmentsvii
Map Legendviii
About This Bookix
Introduction1
Finding Your Way3
Safety Tips5
Rockhound Etiquette8
Sights Along the Way11
ROCKHOUNDING SITES IN COLORADO
1. Wolf Creek Fossils21
2. Wolf Creek Agate23
3. Johnson Draw25
4. Tanks Peak26
5. Calico Draw27
6. Cross Mountain28
7. Douglas Mountain30
8. Troublesome Creek32
9. Green Mountain Reservoir34
10. Rock Candy Mountain36
11. Douglas Pass38
12. Rangely40
13. Parachute42
14. Gypsum45
15. Dotsero47
16. Wolcott48
17. Leadville Mines50
18. Genessee Dike52
19. Boulder54
20. Golden Gate Canyon56
21. Sugarloaf Road58
22. Jamestown60
23. Crystal Mountain62
24. Delaney Butte64
25. Owl Canyon66
26. Stoneham68
27. Rabbit Valley70
28. Opal Hill72
29. Pinon Mesa74
30. Whitewater76
31. Copper Creek78
32. Gateway80
33. Marble82
34. Ouray Mines87
35. Senorita Mine89
36. Bullion King Mine91
37. U.S. Basin94
38. Silverton Mines96
39. Aspen Mine98
40. Eureka Gulch101
41. Placer Gulch104
42. La Plata Canyon106
43. Rico Mines110
44. Alma112
45. Meyers Ranch Road Cut114
46. Garo116
47. Wilkerson Pass118
48. Topaz Mountain Gem Mine120
49. Lake George123
50. Round Mountain Campground125
51. Highway 24 Road Cuts127
52. Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument129
53. Florissant Fossil Quarry132
54. Opportunity Mine135
55. Cochetopa Dome137
56. Crystal Hill139
57. Houselog Creek142
58. Creede144
59. Twin Mountains147
60. Ruby Mountain149
61. Mount Antero151
62. Clara May Mine154
63. Midway Spring156
64. Twin Forks158
65. Rock King Mine159
66. Homestake Mine161
67. Calumet Mine163
68. Salida Marble164
69. Turret165
70. Browns Canyon166
71. Marshall Pass168
72. Lake City Mines171
73. Bonanza173
74. Swissvale175
75. Texas Creek177
76. Lone Pine Recreation Site179
77. Silver Cliff181
78. Border Feldspar Mine183
79. Royal Gorge Road185
80. Curio Hill187
81. Canon City189
82. Burnt Mill Road Exit191
83. Highway 96 (A)193
84. Highway 96 (B)195
85. Tepee Buttes197
86. Penrose200
87. Russell202
88. St. Peters Dome204
89. Devils Head206
90. Perry Park208
91. Baculite Mesa210
92. Delhi212
93. Fossil Wash214
94. Calhan Paint Mines216
95. Falcon218
96. Flagler Lake220
Fifteen Trips for the Intrepid Explorer222
Appendix A: Glossary230
Appendix B: Map Sources234
Appendix C: Bureau of Land Management Contact Information236
Appendix D: County Office Contact Information238
Appendix E: National Forest Contact Information240
Index242
About the Authors244