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Rockhounding Arizona


"A field guide to some of the state's best rockhounding sites!" A 6" x 9" paperback with 219 pages, descriptions, maps and photos. Second edition.

Rockhounding ArizonaTable of Contents

Acknowledgmentsix
About This Bookxi
Introduction1
Sights to See4
Arizona Tribal Lands13
Arizona Wildlife16
Desert Travel18
Rockhound Rules21
Arizona's Mineral Highlights24
Rockhound Conventions and Gem Shows33
ROCKHOUNDING SITES IN ARIZONA
1. United Verde Mine37
2. Bagdad40
3. Magma Mine43
4. Apache Mine46
5. The Seventy-nine Mine48
6. Mammoth - St. Anthony Mine50
7. Bisbee Mine52
8. Duquesne and Washington Camp Mines55
9. Ajo58
10. Grandview Mine60
11. Red Cloud Mine62
12. Four Peaks Mine65
13. Courtland - Gleeson Area Mines67
14. Rowley Mine70
15. Arizona - Utah Border near Fredonia73
16. Supai75
17. Kingman78
18. Black Mountains80
19. Oatman82
20. Colorado River near Bullhead City84
21. Ash Fork86
22. Joseph City89
23. Woodruff91
24. Woodruff Area94
25. St. Johns96
26. South of Mayer98
27. South of Perkinsville101
28. Camp Verde103
29. Salt Mine105
30. Rodeo Flats107
31. Payson109
32. Diamond Point111
33. Kohls Ranch113
34. San Carlos116
35. Stanley Butte118
36. Buell Park120
37. The Navajo Reservation122
38. Limestone Gulch124
39. Superior126
40. Superstition Mountains129
41. Arizona Agate Mine131
42. Sheeps Bridge133
43. Horseshoe Reservoir135
44. North of Carefree137
45. Round Mountain140
46. Peloncillo142
47. Whitlock Mountains144
48. St. David146
49. Mystery Plume of the Coronados149
50. East of Morristown151
51. Date Creek153
52. Black Mountain156
53. Burro Creek158
54. Burro Creek Bridge160
55. Dendritic Opal at Burro Creek162
56. Pastelite along Burro Creek164
57. Aguila166
58. Vulture Mine168
59. Saddle Mountain170
60. Fourth of July Butte172
61. Painted Rock175
62. Eagle Tail Mountains177
63. Alamo Lake179
64. Signal182
65. Harquahala184
66. Wenden186
67. Patriotic Agate near Brenda189
68. Jasper near Brenda192
69. Socorro Peak194
70. Plomosa Mountain196
71. South of Bouse198
72. Quartzsite200
73. Southwest of Quartzsite203
74. Palm Canyon205
75. KOFA208
Appendix A: Glossary210
Appendix B: Arizona Contact Information212
Index215
About the Author219