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Southwestern Guesthouses on 265 Acres
near Silver City, New Mexico
overlooking Bear Creek and the Gila Wilderness

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Category Archives: rockhounding

Fire Agate and Chalcedony

A MID-WINTER DAY’S SEARCH FOR CHALCEDONY AND FIRE AGATEAT ARIZONA’S BLACK HILLS ROCKHOUNDING AREA THE SOUTHWESTERN NEW MEXICO AND SOUTHEASTERN ARIZONA BORDER COUNTRY – A ROCKHOUNDER’S PARADISE The Southwestern New Mexico and Southeastern Arizona Border Country offers some of the … Continue reading

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SEEKING CHALCEDONY AND JASPER IN SOUTHWEST NEW MEXICO

TWO UNIQUE GEMSTONES FOUND IN THE GILA COUNTRYOF SOUTHWEST NEW MEXICO CHALCEDONY AND JASPER: QUARTZ GEMSTONES OF UNIQUE FORM AND COLOR Chalcedony and Jasper are two distinct gemstone varieties of the diverse quartz mineral family that occur abundantly throughout the … Continue reading

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FLUORITE MINING IN SOUTHWEST NEW MEXICO

  SEARCHING FOR CRYSTALS AND HISTORY IN THE GILA FLUORITE DISTRICT OF SOUTHWEST NEW MEXICO THE GILA FLUORSPAR DISTRICT AND THE GILA FLUORSPAR MILL It was June of 1943 and the United States was now deep into its second year … Continue reading

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