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Gem Trails of Arizona

Gem Trails of Arizona

by James R. Mitchell

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Visit the places where experienced rock and mineral collectors have found success! Detailed descriptions, photos and maps guide you to some of the best gem collecting sites in the state. This book is a 6" x 9" paperback with 272 pages.

Gem Trails of Arizona
Table of Contents

Arizona Collecting Sites
6
Arizona Site Locator Map
7
Map Legend
8
Forward
9
Summary of Basic Rockhounding Rules and Regulations
10
Introduction
12
    Mineral Highlights
12
    Mining in Arizona
15
    Mineral and Gem Collecting in Arizona
17
    More Than Just Pretty Rocks
20
Region I
    1. Lake Powell
22
    2. Kingman Onyx
24
    3. Chloride Minerals
26
    4. Oatman Fire Agate
28
    5. Wenden Dendritic Agate
30
    6. Alamo Lake Palm Bog
32
    7. Signal Petrified Wood
34
    8. Desert Roses
36
    9. Burro Creek Opalite
38
    10. Burro Creek Pastelite
40
    11. Burro Creek Apache Tears
42
    12. Date Creek Quartz Crystals
44
    13. Bagdad Agate and Jasper
46
    14. Perkinsville Agate
48
    15. Prescott Minerals
50
    16. Copper Basin Minerals
52
    17. Rock Butte Fossils
54
    18. Crookton Road Onyx
56
    19. Ash Fork Picture Stone
58
    20. Crown King Minerals
60
Region II
    21. Parks Obsidian
62
    22. Country Club Fossils
64
    23. Jerome Calcite
66
    24. Hull Canyon Fossils and Calcite
70
    25. Perkinsville Road Fossils
72
    26. Cottonwood Minerals
74
    27. Mogollon Rim Fossils
76
    28. Fossils From Pine
78
    29. Camp Verde Area Minerals
80
    30. East Verde Fossils
82
    31. Payson Agate
84
    32. Horton Petrified Coral
86
    33. Roberts Mesa Fossils and Chert
88
    34. Forest Lakes Fossils
90
    35. Black Canyon Red Jasper
92
    36. Houston Mesa Coral
94
Tumble Polishing Rocks
96
Color Photo Insert
97
    37. Payson Geodes and Nodules
106
    38. Christopher Creek Jasper
108
    39. Rim Road Fossils
110
    40. Perley Creek Fossils
112
    41. Blue Ridge Reservoir
114
    42. Woodruff Petrified Wood
116
    43. Joseph City Petrified Wood
118
    44. Winslow Petrified Wood
120
Region III
    45. Harquahala Mine Minerals
122
    46. Plomosa Mountains
124
    47. Brenda Jasper
126
    48. Aguila Crystals
128
    49. Wenden Marble
130
    50. Bouse Hematite and Jasper
132
    51. Plomosa Road Minerals
134
    52. Moon Mountain Petrified Wood
136
    53. Quartzsite Minerals
138
    54. Crystal Hill
140
    55. Big Horn Mountains Fluorite
142
    56. Eagle Tail Mountains
144
    57. Little Harquahala Mountains Chalcedony
146
    58. Vulture Mine Region
148
    59. Painted Rocks Agate and Minerals
150
    60. Fourth of July Peak Agate
152
    61. Saddle Mountains Fire Agate
154
    62. Ghost Towns and Minerals
156
    63. Wickenburg Nodules
158
    64. Indian Pass Dumortierite
162
    65. Palo Verde Fire Agate
164
    66. Red Cloud Mine Area
166
    67. Whipple Mountain Chalcedony
168
    68. Big River Agate
170
Region IV
    69. Table Mountain Jasper
172
    70. Cave Creek Agate and Jasper
174
    71. Horseshoe Lake Black Agate
176
    72. Sheep Crossing
178
    73. Maricopa Green Jasper
180
    74. Queen Valley Marble
182
    75. Hayden Wulfenite
184
    76. Dudleyville Minerals
188
    77. Winkelman Fossils
190
    78. Copper Country
192
    79. Globe Onyx
194
    80. Seneca Lake Serpentine
196
    81. Black Hills Fire Agate
198
    82. Pipeline Road Geodes
200
    83. Clifton Fire Agate
202
    84. Mule Creek Apache Tears
204
    85. Geronimo Trail Geodes
206
    86. Carlyle Mine Dumps
208
    87. Round Mountain Fire Agate
210
    88. Duncan Fire Agate
212
    89. Joy Valley Fire Agate
214
    90. Granite Gap Fluorescent Minerals
216
    91. Gleeson Area Minerals
218
    92. Dragoon Marble
220
    93. St. David Selenite Clusters
222
    94. Highway 90 Fossils
224
    95. Carr Canyon Quartz Crystals
226
    96. Ash Canyon Crystals
230
    97. Providencia Canyon Rhodochrosite
232
    98. Patagonia Minerals
236
    99. Corral Nuevo Geodes
238
    100. Cerro Prieto Wash Marble
240
    101. Empire Mountains Travertine
242
    102. Helvetia Mining District
244
    103. Tucson Fossils
246
    104. Saginaw Hill Minerals
248
   
Appendix A: A Partial List of Annual Arizona Gem Shows
250
Appendix B: Arizona Rockhound and Prospecting Clubs
253
Appendix C: Mineral Museums and Mining Tours
255
Glossary
257
Mineral Locator Index
262