COVER: Rockhounds find plenty to dig, discover in Colorado’s mountains
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COVER: Rockhounds find plenty to dig, discover in Colorado’s mountains

FRONT RANGE Colorado is an extraordinary state for rockhounding. It’s famous for its silver and gold mines, but there’s a remarkable variety of minerals, gemstones, fossils and other geologic treasures to be uncovered. The first amateur geologists in the area were prospectors looking for gold and other minerals of commercial value. More recently, people have … Continue reading