Search for fire agate and geodes in first class rockhounding areas!
Ash Peak is adjacent US 70, “The 老西部 Highway”, as you enter Greenlee 县 on the west side. Explore the valley below the peak with a 参观灰峰矿区. Visit the old mines and find a wash full 大地从河岸上被侵蚀. 几分钟之内你就能找到 充满晶体的空心晶洞. Across the highway heading into Ash Peak Canyon you will find even more “prospective” rockhounding sites to behold. 不 forget your pick and bucket to help scratch that rockhounding itch. 访问圆 Mountain BLM Rockhound Area next for more rockhounding in Greenlee 县.
圆山BLM Rockhound地区 是全国的吗 largest rockhounding sites for the elusive 火玛瑙 — nature’s pearl of the 沙漠. Find fire agate, quartz crystal rose, geodes and many more specimens amongst a snow-like blanket field of chalcedony just waiting to be picked up 离开地面. No need to dig within this rockhounders “field of dreams”!
Eleven miles east on US 70 from 邓肯 and seven miles southwest on Lazy B Ranch Road (near New Mexico US 70 MP 5). BLM的规则, regulations and tips for preparing yourself for a self-guided tour of Round 山可以在 http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/prog/recreation/rockhnd/locations/round_mtn.html
Definitely stop by Rock-A-Buy Rocks and Gifts in 邓肯 to get thelatest updates on rock hounding conditions and the places to look. They also offer knowledgeable guided tours of the 圆山BLM Rockhound地区. For more information or to schedule a guided tour please contact Doug (928) 215-9912 or visit www.rockabuyrocksandgifts.com
卡莱尔矿区 ——但他. Referenced by many mining district names such as 邓肯 , Carlisle, Steeple Rock, Goat Camp, etc.这个地区是一个 magnificent set of world-class deposit sites for fluorite. 萤石矿是一种 非常坚硬的蓝白色石英. Manganese, calcite, quartz crystals of many colors and a variety of collectable specimens are also found throughout the 整个地区. Accessible by way of traveling various dirt roads on BLM lands, the more suitable is the Carlisle Road out of North 邓肯 easily traveled by use of a high-clearance vehicle, though 4WD is always recommended. 请 respectful of private property and cautious when viewing any mining areas.
穆里根高峰 is a scenic landscape to behold by way of Ward Canyon Road, and another well-known rockhound collection site of Greenlee 县. Two chalcedony beds of purple agate are found around the peak, on the 东北和西南两侧. 穆里根高峰’s purple agates can be found by careful digging and are recognized by bands of color ranging from lavender to 深紫色和灰色. These nodules can also be found with many specks of 白色.
绘制崖径13号. Trailhead is located on the west side of the 科罗纳多小道(美国191号)，太平洋177号. 但他 opportunities for minerals such as pyrite can be explored along the Coronado Mountain Ridge. 向西 the lower portion of Eagle Creek to view such attractions as 古老的 位于悬崖上的岩画 还有废弃的矿井和泉水 在旅途中. Also enjoy hiking, biking, or horseback riding along 这条小路.
石灰岩峡谷围岩区. 进入84号步道，与 trail #311 can be reached by hiking northeast up 灰岩峡谷 后 crossing the San Francisco River near the north end of Frisco Avenue in 克利夫顿. Alternate access can be reached in connection with FR 512A junction with FR 512 traveling northeast from the community of Loma Linda.
Black Hills rockound地区 -只有几英里远 the MP 139 entrance to the 布莱克山偏僻小路 (in Graham 县) a sign directs you down a graveled side road to the rockhounding area. 这个区域 是在黄绿色的凝灰岩下面吗.
吉拉下盒子荒野研究区 沙漠绿洲刚刚结束吗 新墨西哥州的边境. 但他 在盖层中蕴藏着丰富的石油资源 矿业 District Area, and has been found to be resplendent with small veins of 锰. The Gila River is accessible throughout this five-mile long, up to 600英尺深的河流切割峡谷. 访问se outdoor-enthusiast attractions by heading northeast of 邓肯 on 老西部 Highway 70 to Fuller Road. 标题 northwest onto White Rock Canyon Road from Fuller Road gains access to the Gila Lower Box WSA trails and Fisherman’s Point at the gravel road’s end.
Fisherman’s Point and White Rock Canyon are known for castle-like sheer rock walls and pillar rock formations found by way of following the course of the Gila River west of Fisherman’s Point. 访问 Gila River Canyon via Fisherman’s Point for an enchanting experience to reach 白岩峡谷和更远的地方.
杨木峡谷 is locally well known for its amazing historical Indian 岩画 — wonders that have withstood the test of time in the high 沙漠 for 世纪. Access 杨木峡谷 where it joins the Gila River Canyon below 加拿大山顶的观点，这些著作.