A List of Rocks, Minerals and Gemstones Found In ArizonaArizona is one of the best states in the United States for rockhounds. So much so that one of the worlds most famous rock and gem shows takes place here every year. The state is rich with history surrounding its vast array of rocks and minerals; from turquoise to gold...riches have been found and lives have been … [Read more...] about A List of Minerals and Gemstones Found In ARIZONA!
Arizona: One of The Best States For RockhoundingArizona, The Grand Canyon State, is obviously no stranger to rocks and gemstones. Arizona is one of the highest caliber rockhounding states and receives visitors from all corners of the world in search of Arizona rocks, gemstones, minerals and fossils which find themselves scattered across this geologic treasure … [Read more...] about Rockhounding In Arizona! | Rock Collecting Sites And Much More!
What Are Apache Tears? A unique and popular formation of the glass-like obsidian, known as an Apache Tear, is a popular target amongst rockhounds, new and old alike. In certain areas, they are relatively common, lending themselves well to new hobbyists and even young kids. These formations of obsidian rock are rounded black pebbles that are less than a few inches across. They … [Read more...] about Apache Tears: Where To Find Them In The American Southwest