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Gem Trails of Colorado

Gem Trails of Colorado

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 224 pages.

Gem Trails of Colorado
Table of Contents

Introduction
6
Safety Guidelines
8
Collecting Rules and Regulations
9
Hints for Collecting Minerals
10
Hints for Collecting Gem Materials
11
Rock and Mineral Societies
12
Government Agencies List
14
Colorado Museums and Mining Tours
15
Map Legend
19
Key Sites to Locator Map
20
Colorado Site Map
21
REGION I
    1. Unita Mountains
22
    2. Massadona Minerals
24
    3. Peterson Draw
26
    4. Calico Draw
28
    5. Mud Springs Draw
30
    6. Johnson Draw
32
    7. Tanks Peak
34
    8. Dinosaur National Monument
36
    9. Mud Springs Gulch
38
    10. Little Snake River
40
    11. Milner
42
    12. Steamboat Springs
44
    13. Walden
46
    14. State Line
48
    15. Mack
50
    16. Douglas Pass Fossils
52
    17. Grand Junction Minerals
54
    18. Opal Hill
56
    19. Parachute Oil Shale
58
    20. Kremmling
60
    21. Parshall
62
    22. Green Mountain Reservoir
64
    23. Marble
66
    24. Gypsum
68
    25. Dump Road
70
    26. Alma Rhodochrosite
72
    27. Leadville Mines
74
REGION II
    28. Owl Canyon
76
    29. Crystal Mountain
78
    30. Raymer Jasper
80
    31. Stoneham Blue Barite
82
    32. Highway 138
84
    33. Perry Park
86
    34. Fern Creek
88
    35. Devil's Head Topaz
90
    36. Pine Creek
92
    37. Golden Zeolites
94
    38. Golden Gate Tourmaline
96
    39. Leyden Coal and Uranium
98
    40. Nederland Pegmatites
100
    41. Highway 385
102
Tumble Polishing Rocks
104
Color Specimen Insert
105
    42. Flagler
114
REGION III
    43. Hartsel Blue Barite
116
    44. Wilkerson Pass West
118
    45. Wilkerson Pass East
120
    46. Lake George
122
    47. Round Mountain Minerals
124
    48. Tarryall Topaz
126
    49. Topaz Mountain
128
    50. Florissant Crystals
130
    51. Florissant Fossils
132
    52. Aroya
134
    53. Hugo
136
    54. St. Peter's Dome
138
    55. Pueblo
140
    56. Penrose Calcite
142
    57. Canon City
144
    58. Royal Gorge Area
146
    59. Border Feldspar Mine
148
    60. Texas Creek
150
    61. La Veta Pass
152
    62. Stonewall
154
    63. Trinadad Calcite
156
    64. Fishers Peak
158
    65. Cokedale
160
    66. White Rock Road
162
    67. Highway 10
164
    68. Toonerville
166
    69. Lamar
168
REGION IV
    70. Gateway Barite
170
    71. Whitewater
172
    72. Pinon Mesa Agate and Wood
174
    73. Trout Creek Feldspar
176
    74. Nathrop Gems
178
    75. Mt. Antero
180
    76. Salida Mines
182
    77. Salida Minerals
184
    78. Homestake Pegmatites
186
    79. Parlin Pegmatites
188
    80. Saguache Geodes
190
    81. La Garita Crystals
192
    82. Cochetopa Dome
194
    83. Twin Peaks Agate
196
    84. Wolf Creek Pass
198
    85. Creede Mines
200
    86. Silverton Mines
202
    87. Ouray Mines
204
Mineral Locator Index
206
Glossary
212
Other Titles Available
221
Notes
222