Colorado Gem & Mineral Co.

Welcome to Colorado Gem & Mineral Company. We offer crystalized minerals, gems and collectibles (from deer antlers to seashells and fossils) in all price ranges, at affordable prices and we''ve been in business for 40+ years. We keep costs down by not having a …

contact us

A Visitor''s Guide to Colorado Gemstones

Aquamarine: Colorado State Gemstone Named the state gemstone in 1971, aquamarine is mined at high altitudes in the Mt. Antero area of the Rockies. This blue or blue-green stone, a variety of beryl, is the March birthstone.

contact us

Top Spots For Gem Hunting In The US

Emerald Hollow Mine, Hiddenite, North Carolina. Find glittering, gorgeous emeralds in Hiddenite, only about an hour''s drive from Winston-Salem, NC. The Emerald Hollow Mine is home to the only emerald mine in the United States open for public treasure hunting. You can check out findings from the mine at sluiceways or do your own prospecting, digging, and hunting for a small fee.

contact us

Gemstones | Minerals

2021-8-16 · Buena Vista Gem Works is owned by Robert Spomer and has been in business for over 45 years cutting and selling fine gemstones, one-of-a-kind jewelry, and collecting, trading, and selling agates and minerals. Robert has been acclaimed by numerous dealers and jewelers for his faceting skills. He estimates he has custom cut or repaired over 30,000 ...

contact us

Historic Mining Districts

Colorado''s historic metal mining districts tell the tale of a state rich in mineral resources. From precious metals to lead, zinc, copper, molybdenum and tungsten; Colorado has a variety of mineral deposits that are still mined today. Geologists and miners recognized a broad area throughout central Colorado that contained many precious ...

contact us

Colorado Mining & Minerals

2020-8-15 · Colorado''s Salable Mineral Materials program produced 346,406 cubic yards of mineral materials such as sand, gravel, and stone with a value of $370,856 in fiscal year 2015. For forms and information about mining in a specific Colorado field office, please click on the tabs below.

contact us

Recreational Gold Panning Near Red Mountain, Colorado ...

2018-3-15 · The Red Mountain Mining District in southwest Colorado between the towns of Ouray and Silverton once was home to numerous silver mines, with colorful names such as …

contact us

Gemstones

Gemstones usually are minerals prized for their color, beauty, rarity, and endurance. Typically, they are cut and polished to bring out their natural beauty. Even diamonds must be cut into faceted shapes to really sparkle. Colorado has more than thirty varieties of gemstones including aquamarine, rhodochrosite, amazonite, topaz, and diamonds.

contact us

Public Gold, Gem $ Mineral Mines in Colorado

The Phoenix Gold Mine is located in the Trail Creek mining district in Clear creek County, Colorado. With a rich history dating back to 1871, the Phoenix Gold Mine is worth exploring. With all the historical gold mining tools still intact you can enjoy the tour of this great mine.

contact us

Interactive map of mines in Colorado | American ...

2021-8-26 · The Colorado Division of Reclamation Mining and Safety''s AUGER map provides information on active and historic mines in Colorado. The interactive map shows: Active and inactive construction and hardrock mines with information on permitting, …

contact us

Where to Rock Hunt Gems in Idaho | Sciencing

2018-3-13 · Idaho is known as the "Gem State" because it contains 72 different kinds of precious and semi-precious stones. Idaho gems can be found throughout the state, particularly in mining sites and stream beds. The only other location on the planet which has a greater variety of gems is Africa. Idaho''s state gem is the star garnet.

contact us

Rare Gems and Minerals Found in Colorado

Located in the Colorado Rockies near the Crystal Peak area is a mining spot that is popular for its teal blue amazonite and smoky Quartz combination of crystals. These gem mines have produced superb mineral specimens over a period of 100 years. There have also been sightings of the gemstone in El Paso County, Colorado.

contact us

Colorado Gem & Mineral Locations | Robert Michael Gems …

There are over 774 gems and mineral localities in Colorado. Here''s a list of key locations and the material that can be found (Source: Rocks and Minerals, July 2002) . Stoneham – Barite State Line Diamond District Red Feather Lakes – Amethyst Devils Head – Smoky Quartz, Clear White Quartz, Citrine and Topaz Wigham Creek –

contact us

Turquoise Mine Identification made easy | REAL TURQUOISE

The Cripple Creek mine in Teller County, Colorado is the site for a number of small gold mining claims. Cripple Creek Turquoise is originally found primarily as a by-product of gold mining, as are other Colorado Turquoise mining claims. In contrast, most turquoise is a by-product of copper mining.

contact us

Colorado Gemstones! Aquamarine, Rhodochrosite, Amazonite

Colorado Gemstones. A wide variety of gems have been mined in Colorado.For a short time, Colorado had the only commercial diamond mine in North America.The state is also famous for its aquamarine, rhodochrosite, amazonite, smoky quartz, and other …

contact us

Gems Found in Colorado | Sciencing

2017-4-24 · Jasper is a stone that is frequently used in jewelry, sculptures and carvings. It can be found in Colorado in Park County and Mineral County in abundance. This stone occurs in reds, browns and yellows and, as it is easy to find, is a favorite for amateur rock collectors and …

contact us

Colorado Gem & Mineral Locations | Robert Michael Gems …

There are over 774 gems and mineral localities in Colorado. Here''s a list of key locations and the material that can be found (Source: Rocks and Minerals, July 2002) . Stoneham – Barite State Line Diamond District Red Feather Lakes – Amethyst Devils Head – …

contact us

How to Pan for Gemstones in Colorado Rivers & Streams ...

2018-3-15 · Not all areas in Colorado that are rich with precious minerals are also legal for public mining, so do your homework. Your best bet is to stick with federal or state lands where it''s legal to...

contact us

Gems in Colorado

2016-10-14 · Rhodochrosite is one of Colorado''s most valuable minerals. Once discarded by early silver miners in the state, it has become one of the most sought after minerals in Colorado. Most of the claims for this mineral are owned privately, so it''s up to the individual rockhound to find …

contact us

Rare Gems and Minerals Found in Colorado

Public Gold, Gem $ Mineral Mines in Colorado

contact us

Salida Colorado Rockhounding and Mineral Collecting in the ...

2021-8-17 · The mine was finally closed in 1952. Minerals to be found in the area around the mines and dumps include: smithsonite and cerrusite, pyrite, chalcopyrite, galena, sphalerite, rhodochrosite, rhodonite, and quartz. Access: From Nathrop Post Office go south, take Colorado Route 162 west for 16 miles west to St. Elmo.

contact us

Rockhounding In COLORADO: Rocks and Gems And Where …

2021-8-26 · Brilliant gem quality deep red Rhodochrosite is one of Colorado''s most valuable minerals. Being once a discarded byproduct by early silver miners, it has now become one of the most sought after and valuable minerals in Colorado.

contact us

Rockhounding In Colorado: Where To Find Geodes

2020-9-6 · The Colorado landscape has changed dramatically in the last 10 years, with public lands becoming private, claims being staked and roads leading to closed gates. But the fun is still there if you know where there is public access. And one of the best resources is membership in the Colorado …

contact us

Precious gem on Colorado fourteener leads to gunfights ...

2019-8-12 · The Jeep blasts through the water, and her mom in the passenger seat, 83-year-old Viola Padilla, lets out a loud "whoo!" like a child. And the ascent continues on one of Colorado''s most notorious roads — the jagged, bone-rattling, white-knuckling, heart- pounding track …

contact us

Astorite & Larimar Jewelry

2018-12-27 · Keith has been in the Mining Industry since 1980. The McFarland''s began offering their Astorite Jewelry in their gift shop at the train terminus in Silverton in 1999. They soon discovered that there was a high demand for their jewelry, so they decided …

contact us

Gem & Mineral Identification | Treasure Quest Mining

Topaz – One of the seven precious gemstones, it can be found in a variety of colors, pink being the rarest and valuable. This stone''s color range includes yellow, brown, orange, blue, green, pink, and clear. Topaz is considered the birthstone for November along …

contact us

Gemstone Mining in the United States

A rough diamond from Colorado was cut into a 16.87-carat stone. It is the largest cut diamond ever produced from United States rough. Aquamarine is the state gemstone of Colorado, and it is mostly found at high elevations on Antero Mountain.

contact us

Interactive map of mines in Colorado | American ...

2021-8-26 · The Colorado Division of Reclamation Mining and Safety''s AUGER map provides information on active and historic mines in Colorado. The interactive map shows: Active and inactive construction and hardrock mines with information on permitting, size, commodities, fees, land use, and more Coal permit boundaries Alluvial and bedrock aquifers Geology Hydrography Land cover Users can

contact us

Gem Dealers

2021-2-26 · Chilean semi-precious stones and handcrafted jewelry Clear Cut Gems Custom precision faceted gems. Cut with pride in the USA Coast-to-Coast Rare Stones International faceted rare stones Cruz-Import rough gemstones, decorative stones Crystal Rio semi-precious stone jewelry, rough stones dealers and crystal producers.

contact us

Colorado Prospector Club

The Colorado Prospector club and website is your online resource for prospecting and exploring information, techniques, mining goods and equipment. Colorado Prospector club can help you get rolling as a new prospector as well as continue your successful endeavors as a seasoned prospector. The very best way to achieve personal success is to join ...

contact us

Gem Hunting: Where to Find Gemstones in the US

2015-6-20 · The piece is regarded as "the largest cut emerald ever found in North America", according to CNN. 5. Turquoise – Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico. Next on our list of where to find gemstones in the US is the gorgeous turquoise. The birthstone of …

contact us

Copyright © 2007- ANC | Sitemap