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Rockhounding Wyoming

Rockhounding Wyoming

by Kenneth Lee Graham

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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 158 pages, descriptions, maps and photos.

Rockhounding Wyoming
Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
vii
Wyoming Rockhounding Sites
viii
Map Legend
ix
About This Book
1
Introduction
2
    Mountain Safety - Driving
6
    Abandoned Mine Safety
7
Rockhound Etiquette
7
Yellowstone
10
How To Use This Guide
13
NORTHEAST WYOMING
    1. Agates of the Mineral Hills
15
    2. Fluorite of the Bear Lodge
17
    3. Fish Scales of Pine Ridge
19
    4. Selenite at Schoonover
21
    5. Dry Creek Petrified Forest
23
    6. Agates and Wood Along Highway 16
24
    7. Selenite at Newcastle
27
SOUTHEAST WYOMING
    8. Crystals at Lusk
29
    9. Hartville Onyx
31
    10. Garnets at Guernsey
32
    11. Quarry Copper Minerals
34
    12. Youngite of Guernsey
35
    13. Glendo Goodies
36
    14. Moss Agate Road at Douglas
37
    15. Natrona Archery Range Agate
39
    16. Muddy Mountain Agate
42
    17. Casper Alabaster
43
    18. Moss Agate Ridge
44
    19. Silicified Wood of Marshall
45
    20. Medicine Bow Opalized Wood
47
    21. Saratoga Agate and Opalized Wood
49
    22. Foote Access Agate
51
    23. Mine Minerals at Encampment
52
    24. Marshall Moss Agate
54
    25. Holiday Road Agates
55
CENTRAL WYOMING
    26. Cottonwood Creek Dinosaur Trail
58
    27. Pelecypods of Alcova
60
    28. Leo Jade
61
    29. Kortes Nephrite
63
    30. Horse Creek Jade
65
    31. Dry Creek Jasper
67
    32. Buzzard Road Jade
69
    33. Sage Hen Creek Agates
71
    34. Gas Hills Black Jade
73
    35. Microwave Towers Snowflake Jade
75
    36. Apple Green Jade of Home on the Range
77
    37. Cedar Rim Agate
79
SOUTHWEST WYOMING
    38. Tri-territory Quartz
81
    39. Palm Wood West of Oregon Buttes
83
    40. Agatized Algae in the Wood Bed
84
    41. Eden Valley Petrified Wood
85
    42. Opalized Wood of the Big Sandy
86
    43. Big Sandy Algae
88
    44. The Blue Forest of Green River
89
    45. Muddy Creek Agates
92
    46. Badland Nodules Along Highway 412
94
    47. Lonetree Black Agate
95
    48. Agate of Burntfork Road
97
    49. Red Agate of Cedar Mountain
97
    50. Banded Flint of McKinnon
100
    51. Brown Turitella of Little America
101
    52. Rock Quarry Agate
103
    53. Fossil Fish of Kemmerer
104
    54. Black Turitella of Wamsutter
108
NORTHWEST WYOMING
    55. Sandstone Shells Along Highway 294
110
    56. Gneiss Along Highway 212
112
    57. Sunlight Basin Agates
113
    58. "Devil's Toenails" of Red Lake
116
    59. Petrified Wood of the North Fork
118
    60. Petrified Wood of the South Fork
120
    61. Basalt and Crystal of Carter Mountain
122
    62. Colored Chalcedony along Highway 120
125
    63. Kirwin Copper Minerals
127
    64. Gypsum and Calcite South of Lovell
129
    65. Bighorn Agate
132
    66. Spanish Point Agate
134
    67. Trapper Creek Agate Mine
136
    68. Fossils at Medicine Mountain
136
    69. Five Springs Fossils
138
    70. Crystal Creek Fossils
140
    71. Birdseye Chert
143
    72. Tough Creek Smorgasbord
145
    73. Shoshoni Aquamarine
146
    74. Wind River Iris Agate
148
    75. Thorofare Agate
150
   
    Appendix A: Public Land Agencies
153
    Appendix B: Rock Shops
154
    Appendix C: Rock Clubs
155
    Index
156
    About the Author
158