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Rockhounding Utah

Rockhounding Utah

by Gary Warren and William A. Kappele

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"A guide to the state's best rockhounding sites!" This book is a 6" x 9" paperback with 205 pages of descriptions, maps, and photos. Revised third edition.

Rockhounding Utah
Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
vii
About This Guide
ix
Introduction: Welcome to Utah
1
Finding Your Way
5
Have a Safe Trip
7
Rockhound Etiquette
15
Sights Along the Way
18
Map Legend
30
South Utah
    1. Central: Agate
32
    2. Hurricane Mesa: Petrified Wood, Agate
34
    3. Gooseberry Mesa: Petrified Wood
37
    4. Cinder Mountain: Petrified Wood
39
    5. Kolob Reservoir: Fossils
41
    6. Cedar City: Minerals
43
    7. Modena Canyon: Obsidian, Chalcedony
45
    8. Brian Head: Agate
47
    9. Cedar Breaks: Agate
50
    10. Twisted Forest: Agate
52
    11. Turnout: Agate
54
    12. Mount Carmel: Septarian Nodules
56
    13. Casto Canyon: Agate
58
Southeast Utah
    14. Sand Creek: Petrified Wood
61
    15. Blue Hills: Agate, Selenite Crystals
63
    16. Caineville: Agate
65
    17. Fossil Shell Hills: Devil's Toenails
67
    18. Old Notom Road 1: Agate
69
    19. Old Notom Road 2: Agate, Calcite Crystals
70
    20. Notom: Agate
72
    21. The Badlands: Agate
74
    22. Striped Mountain: Petrified Wood, Coprolites
76
    23. Bullfrog Turnoff: Agate, Petrified Wood
78
    24. Shootering Canyon: Agate, Coprolites
80
    25. Hansen Creek: Agate, Petrified Wood
82
    26. Fry Canyon: Petrified Wood
84
East Utah
    27. San Rafael: Agate, Jasper
88
    28. Ruby Ranch Road 1: Agate
90
    29. Ruby Ranch Road 2: Agate
92
    30. Ruby Ranch Road 3: Agate
94
    31. Yellow Cat Flat: Agate
96
    32. Yellow Cat Road: Agate
98
    33. Yellow Cat Fork: Agatized Barite
100
    34. Poison Strip: Agatized Barite
102
    35. Yellow Cat Mine Road: Agatized Barite
104
    36. Bartlett Flat: Agate
106
    37. Muleshoe Canyon: Agate
108
    38. Looking Glass Road: Agate
110
    39. Joe Wilson Wash: Agate
112
North Utah
    40. Sardine Summit: Fossils, Black Horn Coral
115
    41. Riley's Canyon: Red Horn Coral
117
    42. Ophir: Pyrite
120
    43. Tintic Mines: Minerals
122
    44. Eureka: Agate
124
    45. Syringapora Mine: Syringapora
127
    46. Garnet Mine: Garnet
129
Central Utah
    47. Birdseye: Birdseye Marble
132
    48. Nephi: Petrified Palm
135
    49. Nephi: Calcite Onyx
137
    50. Yuba Lake: Birdseye Rhyolite
139
    51. Salina: Wonderstone
141
    52. Last Chance Road: Agate
143
West Utah
    53. Wendover: Agate
147
    54. Gold Hill: Azurite, Malachite
150
    55. Obsidian Hill: Apache Tears
152
    56. Butterscotch Hill: Jasper Pebbles
154
    57. Topaz Mountain: Topaz, Beryl, Garnet
156
    58. Drum Mountains: Agate
159
    59. Dugway: Geodes
162
    60. Vernon: Wonderstone
165
Southwest Utah
    61. Skull Rock Pass: Fossils
168
    62. Conger Spring: Fossils
170
    63. Painter Spring: Mineral Specimens
173
    64. Fossil Mountain: Fossils
176
    65. Antelope Spring: Trilobite Fossils
179
    66. Sunstone Knoll: Labradorite
181
    67. Black Rock 1: Obsidian
184
    68. Black Rock 2: Obsidian
187
    69. Milford: Obsidian
189
    70. Minersville: Mineral Specimens
191
    71. Beaver: Agate
193
   
Tools of the Trade
197
Glossary
199
Site Index
204
About the Authors
205