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Rockhounding Colorado

Rockhounding Colorado

by William A. and Cora Kappele

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"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 Colorado
Table of Contents

    Acknowledgments
vii
    Map Legend
viii
    About This Book
ix
    Introduction
1
        Finding Your Way
3
        Safety Tips
5
    Rockhound Etiquette
8
    Sights Along the Way
11
ROCKHOUNDING SITES IN COLORADO
    1. Wolf Creek Fossils
21
    2. Wolf Creek Agate
23
    3. Johnson Draw
25
    4. Tanks Peak
26
    5. Calico Draw
27
    6. Cross Mountain
28
    7. Douglas Mountain
30
    8. Troublesome Creek
32
    9. Green Mountain Reservoir
34
    10. Rock Candy Mountain
36
    11. Douglas Pass
38
    12. Rangely
40
    13. Parachute
42
    14. Gypsum
45
    15. Dotsero
47
    16. Wolcott
48
    17. Leadville Mines
50
    18. Genessee Dike
52
    19. Boulder
54
    20. Golden Gate Canyon
56
    21. Sugarloaf Road
58
    22. Jamestown
60
    23. Crystal Mountain
62
    24. Delaney Butte
64
    25. Owl Canyon
66
    26. Stoneham
68
    27. Rabbit Valley
70
    28. Opal Hill
72
    29. Pinon Mesa
74
    30. Whitewater
76
    31. Copper Creek
78
    32. Gateway
80
    33. Marble
82
    34. Ouray Mines
87
    35. Senorita Mine
89
    36. Bullion King Mine
91
    37. U.S. Basin
94
    38. Silverton Mines
96
    39. Aspen Mine
98
    40. Eureka Gulch
101
    41. Placer Gulch
104
    42. La Plata Canyon
106
    43. Rico Mines
110
    44. Alma
112
    45. Meyers Ranch Road Cut
114
    46. Garo
116
    47. Wilkerson Pass
118
    48. Topaz Mountain Gem Mine
120
    49. Lake George
123
    50. Round Mountain Campground
125
    51. Highway 24 Road Cuts
127
    52. Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument
129
    53. Florissant Fossil Quarry
132
    54. Opportunity Mine
135
    55. Cochetopa Dome
137
    56. Crystal Hill
139
    57. Houselog Creek
142
    58. Creede
144
    59. Twin Mountains
147
    60. Ruby Mountain
149
    61. Mount Antero
151
    62. Clara May Mine
154
    63. Midway Spring
156
    64. Twin Forks
158
    65. Rock King Mine
159
    66. Homestake Mine
161
    67. Calumet Mine
163
    68. Salida Marble
164
    69. Turret
165
    70. Browns Canyon
166
    71. Marshall Pass
168
    72. Lake City Mines
171
    73. Bonanza
173
    74. Swissvale
175
    75. Texas Creek
177
    76. Lone Pine Recreation Site
179
    77. Silver Cliff
181
    78. Border Feldspar Mine
183
    79. Royal Gorge Road
185
    80. Curio Hill
187
    81. Canon City
189
    82. Burnt Mill Road Exit
191
    83. Highway 96 (A)
193
    84. Highway 96 (B)
195
    85. Tepee Buttes
197
    86. Penrose
200
    87. Russell
202
    88. St. Peters Dome
204
    89. Devils Head
206
    90. Perry Park
208
    91. Baculite Mesa
210
    92. Delhi
212
    93. Fossil Wash
214
    94. Calhan Paint Mines
216
    95. Falcon
218
    96. Flagler Lake
220
    Fifteen Trips for the Intrepid Explorer
222
   
    Appendix A: Glossary
230
    Appendix B: Map Sources
234
    Appendix C: Bureau of Land Management Contact Information
236
    Appendix D: County Office Contact Information
238
    Appendix E: National Forest Contact Information
240
    Index
242
    About the Authors
244