Gem Mining In Colorado

Colorado Gemstones! Aquamarine, Rhodochrosite, Amazonite

Colorado Aquamarine: Aquamarine is the official state gemstone of Colorado, and the most noted locality for finding the gem is the Mt Antero area This is a nice, clear, pale blue aquamarine crystal from Mount Antero, Colorado

Fee Mining and Digging for Gems, Minerals, Gold, Crystals

Fee Mining and Digging for Gems, Minerals, Gold, Crystals Click a green state or blue link text to view fee mining locations Fee mining sites are places where you can pay a fee to dig, pan, or search for rocks, minerals or gemstones and keep whatever you find

Colorado Prospector Club - Gem and mineral prospecting and

Welcome to Colorado Prospector club's website! Gem and mineral prospecting and mining information for National Forest and BLM land -Photo by Tim Schaefer- The Colorado Prospector club welcomes everyone interested in prospecting or exploring for gem and mineral deposits within (Y)OUR NATIONAL PUBLIC LANDS

Gemstone Mining in the United States - Geology

A significant amount of additional gemstone mining in the United States is done by rockhounds (amateurs who search for rocks, minerals, gemstones, and fossils as a hobby) Many of them do their rockhounding on public land (areas owned by the government where individuals can collect if they observe the rules)

Buena Vista Gem Works - Gemstones, Gems, Colorado

In business for 40 years now, Buena Vista Gem Works brings you interesting information about gemstones, mineral collecting, agates, and beautiful crystals Buena Vista Gem Works specializes in bringing you fine quality cut stones, custom faceting, and jewelry, but we also love minerals

Mt Antero, Colorado, Mt Antero - Buena Vista Gem Works

To Map of Mt Antero area To Mt Antero Photo Page Bill Hutchinson's Antero Photos Colorado Mt Antero Aquamarine for Sale I have been intrigued by this mountain since moving to Colorado in 1971 Mt Antero is the 10th highest peak in the state at 14,269 feet in elevation

Public Gold, Gem $ Mineral Mines in Colorado

The pinnecle5Minerals is a family owned enterprises that specialize in mining and promoting gems and special minerals in Colorado These claims are located in the Crystal Peak Mining District located about four miles North of Florissant in Teller County, Colorado

A Visitor's Guide to Colorado Gemstones - International

A Visitor’s Guide to Colorado Gemstones by Addison Rice must-sees for anyone in the state In addition, the National Mining Hall of Fame as well as a number of small museums specializing in local fossils or mining history call Colorado home The International Gem Society (IGS) is the world's top resource for gem professionals

Prospecting Vacations - Find gold and gems on your next

Located at The Julian Mining Company in Wynola, the old-fashioned mining camp will offer re-enactors,, an arts and crafts market, food and drink, a petting zoo, and old-fashioned laundry, free parking and plenty of family fun

Salida Colorado Rockhounding and Mineral Collecting in the

The Columbine Gem and Mineral Society offers outings and excursions to sites around Chaffee County Brown's Canyon District The fluorspar mining district at Brown's Canyon was ranked among the top US fluorspar districts during the first half of the 20th century

Buy Minerals Fossils Meteorites Jewelry

Rocky Mountain Gems and Minerals recently acquired the Colorado Mineral and Fossil Fall Show from Marty Zinn Expos The show has been running for the last 35 years at the Ramada in Denver, CO

Public Mining Sites, Parks, Tours and Other Attractions

Consolidated Gold Mine in Dahlonega was the site of America’s first gold rush After the tour you will do some gold panning, and gem grubbing Dahlonega Gold Museum Historic Site - The Dahlonega Gold Museum, located in the old Lumpkin County Courthouse, offers visitors a look at the mining history of Georgia Gold coins minted in Dahlonega

Gem and Gold | Colorado | Colorado Springs Lodging

Gem & Gold Panning Garden of the Gods Trading Posted June 11th, 2012 by Manitou Chamber & filed under Art Galleries , Gem & Gold Panning , Hiking Trails & Maps , Pikes Peak Attractions , Play

Colorado Mine Tours | Colorado

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Rockhounding-related Web Sites in Colorado

Colorado Rockhounding - The largest Colorado rockhounding website on the 'Net! Gem & Mineral Research: How to Get Answers to Your Questions Kreigh's Web Resources Collection for Rockhounds - Hundreds of helpful links! The Mineralogy Database - Lots of info about each known mineral Minerals Information Institute MSHA Miner Training

Top Spots For Gem Hunting In The US - International Gem

Home » Articles » Gemology » Gem Tourism » Top Spots for Gem Hunting in the US Top Spots for Gem Hunting in the US by Donald Clark, CSM IMG, International Gem Society Summary When you think of mining for the “big four” gemstones — diamond, ruby, sapphire, Colorado hosts an annual Gem and Mineral Showcase with many diverse

Reality-show prospecting meets reality in Colorado – The

In the reality TV series “Prospectors,” gem hunters on a peak in central Colorado face the dangers of high-altitude lightning, rock falls, cave-ins and whiteouts while digging for valuable

Gems in Colorado - Where to Find Topaz and Rhodochrosite

Rockhounds enjoy the search for rare Gems in Colorado There’s a huge variety of different precious and semi-precious stones across the state of Colorado, and …

Getting the dirt on Colorado’s precious stones | CPR

Prospecting for gemstones in Colorado’s mountains is fun and potentially lucrative -- but it isn’t easy Donna Ware mining a pocket of Topaz Self says Mt Antero is "the highest gem

Gold Mine Tours and Gold Panning Breckenridge Colorado

In the midst of the majestic Rocky Mountains, the Country Boy Mine was one of the largest and most famous gold mines in Breckenridge, Colorado Today, we invite you to visit the Country Boy Mine and enjoy the many activities the mine has to offer Join us for a mine tour into a real gold mine at this historic restored mining site

Colorado Mine Tours & Gold Rush Towns | Colorado

Colorado Mine Tours Check out these popular mine tours for a look below the surface into Colorado history: see how the mining equipment worked, spot gold and silver veins, do some of your own gold panning and learn about Colorado mining characters Cripple Creek & Victor Gold Mine Tour

Prospecting and Digging Crystals at Devils Head, Colorado

Oct 22, 2013 · Prospecting and Digging Crystals at Devils Head, Colorado obliqrecordings Colorado Pikes Peak Batholith Blue Amazonite and Smoky Quartz Crystals Gold mining in the Yukon: Gold panning

Lake George, Colorado Collecting Trip, April, 2006

After the Spring Denver Mineral Show, I ventured southwest, into the Rocky Mountains, invited by Stephen and Tara Our mutual friend Joe Dorris honored us with a unique invitation to dig at his newly acquired claim, the famous "Topaz Mountain Gem Mine"

Gold mining in Colorado - Wikipedia

Gold mining in Colorado, a state of the United States, has been an industry since 1858 It also played a key role in the establishment of the state of Colorado Explorer Zebulon Pike heard a report of gold in South Park, present-day Park County, Colorado in 1807

logo - iRocks Fine Minerals from Robert Lavinsky

Nestled high up in the Colorado Rockies near Crystal Peak is a mining area known for its fabulous teal blue Amazonite and smoky quartz crystal combinations The Gem Mines are part of a larger region of Colorado that has been actively producing superb mineral specimens for over 100 years The finest of these pieces have been stars within world

Mount White Colorado Gem Mines Next to Mt Antero 14,000

Sep 09, 2016 · Mount White Colorado Mining Claims staked by the Department of land Transfer Information 2016 LandTransferus

Digging In - Denver Life Magazine

Colorado Rocks & Minerals: A Field Guide to the Centennial State (Colorado Field Guides, 2010, by Dan R Lynch) A popular field guide to identifying 115 of Colorado’s rocks and minerals, with full color photos and details Gem Trails of Colorado (Gem Guides Book Co, 2008, by James R Mitchell)

Colorado Rockhounding - Peak To Peak

Welcome to the web page that reflects on some of my rockhounding journeys in the great state of Colorado, USA The purpose of this web page is to explain what types of minerals can be found in Colorado Emphasis will be focused on crystalized specimens, …

Our Mines / Mine Trips | Gem Mountain

Gem Mountain is proud to announce the opening of the Hoot Owl Mine Step back in time as we take you to one of the oldest mines in our area This impressive mine has been dormant for many years At one time Aquamarine stones weighing up to 150lb

Mining in Colorado Springs, Colorado - Wikipedia

In the mid-19th century, Colorado Springs was a center of mining industry activity Coal was mined in 50 mines in the area and towns, now annexed to Colorado Springs, were established to support residents of the coal mining industry

Rare Gems and Minerals Found in Colorado

Located in the Colorado Rockies near the Crystal Peak area is a mining spot that is popular for its teal blue amazonite and smoky Quartz combination of crystals These gem mines have produced superb mineral specimens over a period of 100 years

How to Pan for Gemstones in Colorado Rivers & Streams

Not all areas in Colorado that are rich with precious minerals are also legal for public mining, so do your homework Your best bet is to stick with federal or state lands where it's legal to

Colorado | Find gold and gems on your next vacation

Biggest online listings of day and week prospecting vacation spots If you want to look for Gold an Gems, this is the place to find your adventure

Best 30 Gem Mining in Denver, CO with Reviews - YP

Denver, CO; Gem Mining; Gem Mining in Denver, CO About Search Results About Search Results YP - The Real Yellow Pages SM - helps you find the right local businesses to meet your specific needs Search results are sorted by a combination of factors to give you a set of choices in response to your search criteria Colorado Milling & Mining

About Us / Our History | Gem Mountain

Our History Browse through these authentic photos and articles that showcase the history of Gem Mountain and mining on our area Miners pulling a cart full of possible gems out of the mine How the area used to look The start of one of the very first gem mines in Spruce Pine, NC