guide to prospecting and rock hunting in wyoming

FindingRocks

This website is dedicated to the amateur rockhound who is interested in finding rock specimens for their collection It includes information such as collecting locations that I've visited or that I've researched and also information from other rockhounds This page allows for the entry of Rock collecting locations that have been found by users on the internet or by reference sources

Gems Minerals Rocks of Wyoming: A Guide for

Gems Minerals Rocks of Wyoming: A Guide for Rock Hounds Prospectors Collectors by Dan Hausel is written by the most acknowledged Geologist ever to work and write about Wyoming's Geology and Geology discoveries His knowledge base and noted discoveries in the field are renown

Centennial Mining District

2019-7-8A 1902 Prospectus for Col Van Horn's operation exaggerated the gold mine An accompanying caption for the above photo claimed that the mine yielded $43 000 to the ton in gold That value would be consisten with the approximate 2 100 ounces of gold per ton referred to by W Dan Hausel in Guide to Prospecting and Rock Hunting in Wyoming

treasure hunting gemstone and gold mining

Arizona Gold Prospecting and Lost Mine Hunting Prospecting for gold gems and hunting for lost spanish gold mines in Arizona California Find treasure and gold! and grandkids introduced to rock and gem hunting identify what you find and measure the carat weight of your Treasures in a Bag Get Price Colorado Treasure Hunting The Quest For

Where to find Gold in Wyoming Panning and

Wyoming is often overlooked as a gold mining state but it actually has produced significant amounts of gold in the past It also has great potential for gold prospecting as much of the state is very remote and undiscovered Panning sluicing and dredging has potential

the fun of prospecting for gold Metal and gems

GUIDE TO PROSPECTING AND ROCK HUNTING IN WYOMING This 34-ounce gold nugget was reportedly found at South Pass Wyoming during a past gold rush The nugget measures about 2 1/2 inches across and includes some chalcedony nodules Several large nuggets have been found at South Pass including one boulder that reportedly contained as much as 630

Digging for Gems Minerals and Fossils in Wyoming

Wyoming is a desolate state with vast areas that have not been explored extensively Rare gemstones and minerals can still be found in abundance here Jade is found in Wyoming along with sapphires opals petrified wood and many types of fossils

Information Pamphlet / Wyoming State Geological

How to Make Your Wyoming Home More Earthquake Resistant by James C Case 1 copy: Order: 5: Searching for Gold in Wyoming by W Dan Hausel 1 copy: Order: 9: Guide to Prospecting and Rock Hunting in Wyoming by W Dan Hausel 2 copies: Order: 11: Searching for Placer Diamonds by W Dan Hausel 2 copies: Order: 12

The Ultimate Guide To Rockhounding Tools and

3 Rock Chisels A set of really good rock chisels is also an important thing when it comes to rockhounding tools You really have two options when it comes to buying rock chisels Pay less and expect to lose or break them Pay more for higher quality rock chisels and expect a

Wyoming Gold Panning

Gold Panning and Prospecting in Wyoming GOLD Gold was first discovered in Wyoming streams along the Old Oregon Trail in the headwaters of Wyoming's Sweetwater River in 1842 The threat of Indian attacks kept prospectors at bay until the mid-1860s Since then varying amounts of gold have been recovered every year since

Wyoming Gemstones

Wyoming Gemstones Gemstones Gemstone is a broad term encompassing any mineral that is attractive enough after being cut and polished to be used for personal adornment Precious (gem) and semiprecious (near-gem) are relative terms that distinguish more valuable stones from less valuable stones relative to prevailing markets A brief examination of the Wyoming State Geologic Map gives

Legal Aspects of Rock Mineral and Fossil Collecting

2017-6-24Not following applicable laws when rock mineral and fossil collecting can result in serious consequences 1 Regardless of whether specimen collecting is referred to as rock hunting rockhounding or amateur geology the legal issues associated with collecting remain the same

20 Best Gold deposit images in 2020

A guide to finding gold deposits for prospectors geologists rock hounds the novice Gold prospecting methods that are proven to work Gold Sluice Box Gold Mining Equipment Gold Deposit Garrett Metal Detectors Magnet Fishing Panning For Gold Gold Prospecting Rock Hunting Metal Detecting

Wyoming Gemstones

Wyoming Gemstones Gemstones Gemstone is a broad term encompassing any mineral that is attractive enough after being cut and polished to be used for personal adornment Precious (gem) and semiprecious (near-gem) are relative terms that distinguish more valuable stones from less valuable stones relative to prevailing markets A brief examination of the Wyoming State Geologic Map gives

Gems Minerals Rocks of Wyoming: A Guide for

Gems Minerals Rocks of Wyoming: A Guide for Rock Hounds Prospectors Collectors by Dan Hausel is written by the most acknowledged Geologist ever to work and write about Wyoming's Geology and Geology discoveries His knowledge base and noted discoveries in the field are renown

Professor Hausel's Prospecting Hints for Gemstones

WHO is the GEMHUNTER It's finished - GOLD IN Arizona - A Guide for Prospectors Took long enough but that's because Arizona has so many gold deposits I worked in Wyoming and mapped the 480-square-mile South Pass greenstone belt and discovered gold in the Rattlesnake Hill s east of South Pass after igniting a gold rush to the Seminoe Mountains greenstone belt

montana rockhounding locations

A Location Guide for Rock Hounds in the United States v Preface Each year I vacation in the field collecting gem and mineral samples somewhere in the United States or Canada and each year I spend hours looking through reference materials to plot out my trip (to include locations which interest me)

2017 CATALOG Equipment Catalog

2017-4-27Montana Wyoming South Dakota Idaho Colorado and Arizona are all dis-cussed This book is a must for those interested in the realities of Gold Rush life shown in over 300 period photographs By Sandor Demlinger 8 1/2 x 11 with 225 photos 175 pages soft cover #-6035 $29 95 Warman's Civil War Collectables Field Guide:

montana rockhounding locations

A Location Guide for Rock Hounds in the United States v Preface Each year I vacation in the field collecting gem and mineral samples somewhere in the United States or Canada and each year I spend hours looking through reference materials to plot out my trip (to include locations which interest me)

Guide to the Identification of Kimberlite "Indicator

Minerals and Rocks of Wyoming: A Guide for Collectors Prospectors and Rock Hounds (2005) $10 00 Guide to Prospecting and Rock Hunting in Wyoming (2004) $0 00 Geology of the Iron Mountain Kimberlite District and Nearby Kimberlite Indicator Mineral Anomalies in Southeastern Wyoming

W Dan Hausel

A Guide to Finding Gemstones Gold Minerals Rocks 2 copies Hints for rock hunting and prospecting in Wyoming 2 copies Gems Minerals Rocks of Wyoming: A Guide for Rock Hounds Prospectors 2 copies Diamonds Mantle Source Rocks in the Wyoming Craton with Discussions of 2 copies 1 review Preliminary report on exploration for

For Beginners: Basics of rock and mineral collecting

If you are just beginning rock collecting this page will introduce you to some of the language of rocks and minerals Some of the words may look big but they are useful because they describe a property or something special about that rock or mineral The larger your vocabulary of these words the better you will be able to understand rocks and minerals

Guide to Prospecting Rockhounding in Wyoming

Guide to Prospecting and Rockhounding in Wyoming by W Dan Hausel IP 11 - Wyoming Geological Survey Welcome to Wyoming! If you have come to our state to search for gold diamonds agates or other precious metals or gemstones you will find there is a wonderful opportunity to prospect or rock hound in the Cowboy State