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Rockhounding Utah

Rockhounding Utah

by William A. Kappele

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"A field guide to some of the state's best rockhounding sites!" This book is a 6" x 9" paperback with 180 pages, descriptions, maps and photos.

Rockhounding Utah
Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
vii
About This Book
viii
Utah Rockhounding Sites
x
Map Legend
xi
Introduction - Welcome to Utah
1
Finding Your Way
3
Have a Safe Trip
4
Rockhound Etiquette
9
Sights Along the Way
11
ROCKHOUNDING SITES IN UTAH
    1. Central: Agate
20
    2. Leeds: Petrified Wood
22
    3. Hurricane Mesa: Petrified Wood, Agate
23
    4. Gooseberry Mesa: Petrified Wood
25
    5. Cinder Mountain: Petrified Wood
28
    6. Seaman Wash: Agate / Petrified Wood
29
    7. Old Paria: Agate, Petrified Wood
31
    8. Kolob Reservoir: Fossils
33
    9. Summit: Agate
35
    10. Cedar City: Minerals
38
    11. Modena Canyon: Obsidian, Chalcedony
39
    12. Twisted Forest: Agate
41
    13. Brian Head: Agate
43
    14. Cedar Breaks: Agate
46
    15. Turnout Agate: Agate
46
    16. Alton: Septarian Nodules
47
    17. Mount Carmel: Septarian Nodules
50
    18. Casto Canyon: Agate
52
    19. Tintic Mines: Minerals
54
    20. Vernon: Wonderstone
55
    21. Eureka: Agate
57
    22. Levan: Agate
60
    23. Nephi: Calcite Onyx
62
    24. Nephi: Petrified Palm
63
    25. Yuba Lake: Birdseye Rhyolite
65
    26. Salina: Wonderstone
67
    27. Birdseye: Birdseye Rhyolite
69
    28. Soldier Summit: Ozokerite
72
    29. Gold Hill: Azurite, Malachite
75
    30. Wendover: Agate
77
    31. Riley's Canyon: Red Horn Coral
79
    32. Silver Creek Summit: Petrified Wood
81
    33. Sardine Summit: White Quartz
82
    34. Ophir: Pyrite
85
    35. Dugway: Geodes
87
    36. Antelope Spring: Trilobite Fossils
89
    37. Topaz Mountain: Topaz, Beryl, Garnet
91
    38. Painter Spring: Mineral Specimens
93
    39. Obsidian Hill: Apache Tears
95
    40. Butterscotch Hill: Jasper Pebbles
96
    41. Drum Mountains: Agate
97
    42. Fossil Mountain: Agate
99
    43. Skull Rock Pass: Fossils
101
    44. Conger Spring: Fossils
102
    45. Sunstone Knoll: Labradorite
104
    46. Black Rock 1: Obsidian
106
    47. Black Rock 2: Obsidian
107
    48. Beaver: Agate
109
    49. Minersville: Mineral Specimens
111
    50. Rocky Range Mines: Mineral Specimens
112
    51. Milford 1: Banded Opal
114
    52. Milford 2: Obsidian
117
    53. Last Chance Road: Agate
118
    54. San Rafael: Agate, Jasper
121
    55. Ruby Ranch Road 1: Agate
122
    56. Ruby Ranch Road 2: Agate
123
    57. Ruby Ranch Road 3: Agate
123
    58. Yellow Cat Flat: Agate
125
    59. Yellow Cat Road: Agate
127
    60. Yellow Cat Fork: Agatized Barite
127
    61. Poison Strip: Agatized Barite
128
    62. Yellow Cat Mine Road: Agatized Barite
129
    63. Dewey Bridge: Agate
131
    64. Bartlett Flat: Agate
132
    65. Muleshoe Canyon: Agate
134
    66. Looking Glass Road: Agate
134
    67. Joe Wilson Wash: Agate
137
    68. Sand Creek: Petrified Wood
137
    69. Blue Hills: Agate, Selenite Crystals
139
    70. Caineville: Agate
141
    71. Fossil Shell Hills: Devil's Toenails
142
    72. Old Notom Road 1: Agate
143
    73. Old Notom Road 2: Agate, Calcite Crystals
143
    74. Notom: Agate
145
    75. The Badlands: Agate
146
    76. Striped Mountain: Petrified Wood, Coprolites
148
    77. Bullfrog Turnoff: Agate, Petrified Wood
150
    78. Shootering Canyon: Agate, Coprolites
152
    79. Hansen Creek: Agate, Petrified Wood
153
    80. Fry Canyon: Petrified Wood
155
    81. Horse Canyon: Petrified Wood
157
    82. Hell's Backbone: Jasper
159
    83. Spencer Flat: Moqui Marbles
161
    84. The Petrified Forest: Petrified Wood
163
    85. Henrieville: Fossils
165
    86. Grosvenor's Arch: Fossils
167
   
Map Sources
171
Glossary
173
About the Author
178
Index
179