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Rockhounding Colorado

Rockhounding Colorado

by William A. Kappele

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"A guide to the state's best rockhounding sites!" Third edition, revised by Gary Warren. This book is a 6" x 9" paperback with 237 pages, descriptions, maps and photos.

Rockhounding Colorado
Table of Contents

    Acknowledgments
x
    Map Legend
xii
    About This Book
xiii
    Introduction
1
    Finding Your Way
4
    Safety Tips
5
    Rockhound Etiquette
8
    Sights Along the Way
11
Northwestern Colorado
    1. Wolf Creek Agate
22
    2. Calico Draw
25
    3. Cross Mountain
27
    4. Douglas Mountain
29
    5. Troublesome Creek
31
    6. Green Mountain Reservoir
33
    7. Rock Candy Mountain
35
    8. Douglas Pass
37
    9. Rangely
39
    10. Parachute
41
    11. Gypsum
44
    12. Dotsero
46
    13. Wolcott
48
    14. Delaney Butte
50
    15. Rabbit Valley
52
Northeastern Colorado
    16. Genessee Dike
55
    17. Boulder
57
    18. Golden Gate Canyon
59
    19. Sugarloaf Road
61
    20. Jamestown
63
    21. Crystal Mountain
65
    22. Owl Canyon
67
Southwestern Colorado
    23. Opal Hill
70
    24. Pinon Mesa
72
    25. Whitewater
75
    26. Copper Creek
77
    27. Gateway
79
    28. Ouray Mines
81
    29. Senorita Mine
84
    30. Bullion King Mine
86
    31. US Basin
89
    32. Silverton Mines
91
    33. Aspen Mine
93
    34. Eureka Gulch
96
    35. Placer Gulch
99
    36. La Plata Canyon
102
    37. Rico Mines
105
Southeastern Colorado
    38. Meyers Ranch Roadcut
108
    39. Garo
110
    40. Wilkerson Pass
112
    41. Topaz Mountain Gem Mine
114
    42. Lake George
117
    43. Round Mountain Campground
119
    44. Highway 24 Roadcuts
121
    45. Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument
123
    46. Florissant Fossil Quarry
126
    47. Opportunity Mine
128
    48. Cochetopa Dome
130
    49. Crystal Hill
132
    50. Houselog Creek
135
    51. Creede
137
    52. Last Chance Mine
140
    53. Twin Mountains
142
    54. Ruby Mountain
145
    55. Mount Antero
147
    56. Clara May Mine
150
    57. Midway Spring
152
    58. Rock King Mine
154
    59. Homestake Mine
156
    60. Calumet Mine
158
    61. Salida Marble
160
    62. Turret
162
    63. Browns Canyon
164
    64. Marshall Pass
166
    65. Leadville Mines
169
    66. Lake City Mines
171
    67. Bonanza
174
    68. Swissvale
176
    69. Texas Creek
178
    70. Lone Pine Recreation Site
180
    71. Silver Cliff
182
    72. Border Feldspar Mine
184
    73. Royal Gorge Road
186
    74. Canon City
188
    75. Burnt Mill Road Exit
191
    76. Highway 96 (A)
193
    77. Highway 96 (B)
196
    78. Tepee Buttes
198
    79. Penrose
200
    80. Russell
202
    81. St. Peter's Dome
204
    82. Devils Head
207
    83. Perry Park
209
   
    Fifteen Trips for the Intrepid Explorer
211
    Appendix A: Glossary
219
    Appendix B: Map Sources
223
    Appendix C: Bureau of Land Management Contact Information
225
    Appendix D: County Office Contact Information
228
    Appendix E: National Forest Contact Information
232
    Index
234
    About the Authors
236