Pacific Quartz Mine In Placerville, California | The Diggings™

Pacific Quartz Mine In Placerville, California | The Diggings™

The Pacific Quartz Mine is in Placerville, California. Historically the site has been associated with the Placerville Mining District which is now part of the Eldorado National Forest. The site was first discovered in 1852. The Pacific Quartz Mine was closed at the time ...

The 16 to 1 Gold Mine

The 16 to 1 Gold Mine

The 16 to 1 mine is a gold, silver, copper, zinc and lead mine located in the Alleghany mining district in California. It is most famous for producing jewelry quality gold in quartz specimens. Gold was first discovered in the Alleghany region in 1851 by a group of Kanakas sailors who found gold nuggets in what became the Kanaka Creek.

2.39 Ounce Gold in Quartz

2.39 Ounce Gold in Quartz

Jan 11, 2015 - GoldNuggetSales 2.39 Ounce Gold in Quartz - New Mine in California -Museum Grade - This is another gorgeous gold in quartz specimen from a new mine find in Tuolumne County, California. For security reasons the guys who found the new mine won''t disclose it''s name or location until they have completed mining the vein. The vein is extremely rich as you can see in

Quartz

Quartz

Quartz belongs to the trigonal crystal system.The ideal crystal shape is a six-sided prism terminating with six-sided pyramids at each end. In nature quartz crystals are often twinned (with twin right-handed and left-handed quartz crystals), distorted, or so intergrown with adjacent crystals of quartz or other minerals as to only show part of this shape, or to lack obvious crystal faces ...

Marguerite Mine Quartz Rock

Marguerite Mine Quartz Rock

Long Description: A large quartz boulder from the nearby Marguerite Mine is on display along with several smaller quartz rocks. A plaque mounted next to the boulder reads: MARGUERITE MINE "QUARTZ ROCK" The quartz rock on site here at the Auburn Depot

Quartz from San Diego County, California, USA

Quartz from San Diego County, California, USA

Kuhnis Mine (Kuhnis Whaley Mine; Whaley Mine) [var. Rock Crystal] Masimer, G.E. (1965) Inclusions in quartz crystals from DeLuz, California. Gems and Minerals: 329: 32; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 171

Rare Gems, Minerals, and Fossils in California

Rare Gems, Minerals, and Fossils in California

The Purple Heart Mine is located in the Kingston Range of the San Bernardino County in southern California and surrounded by large igneous rocks. Towards the eastern slopes of the mountain range the amethyst stone can be found in pockets and veins of quartz.

Gold in Quartz Specimens

Gold in Quartz Specimens

Fantastic gold in quartz specimens from the Eagles Next Mine in Placer County, California. Very rare gold specimens to add to your gold collection. Natural Gold in Quartz Specimens are crystalline gold nuggets that are still attached to their host rock, which is ...

Top Spots For Gem Hunting In California | Geology Page

Top Spots For Gem Hunting In California | Geology Page

 · Opal Hill Mine, Mule Mountains District, Riverside Co., California. Opal Hill, located in eastern California near the border of Arizona, is known for its beautiful opal eggs, quartz crystals, and wonderful fire agates so it is one of the best places for gem hunting in california.

Earth''s Treasures :: California Blue Mine

Earth''s Treasures :: California Blue Mine

Sunset Zone, California Blue Mine, San Bernardino County, California Small Aqua in Clevelandite matrix, no repairs. CAB - 1021 Quartz with Albite, var. Cleavelandite $30.00 4.6 X 2.7 X 2.0cm Sunset Zone, California Blue Mine, San Bernardino County $20.00

The Colorado Quartz Mine, Mariposa County, California

The Colorado Quartz Mine, Mariposa County, California

 · The Colorado Quartz mine is located in west-central Mariposa County, California, about 18 kilometers almost due north of the town of Mariposa. It is along Colorado Quartz Road west of California Highway 140, northwest of the community of Midpines.

Gems Found in California | Our Pastimes

Gems Found in California | Our Pastimes

 · The type of quartz found in California is rock crystal quartz, which is a clear, colorless variety of the gemstone. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, quartz locations within California include streambeds in Calaveras, San Diego and Amador counties.

Quartz from San Diego County, California, USA

Quartz from San Diego County, California, USA

Kuhnis Mine (Kuhnis Whaley Mine; Whaley Mine) [var. Rock Crystal] Masimer, G.E. (1965) Inclusions in quartz crystals from DeLuz, California. Gems and Minerals: 329: 32; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 171

Panamint, Panamint Mining District, Panamint Mts, Inyo …

Panamint, Panamint Mining District, Panamint Mts, Inyo …

Wyoming Mine, Panamint Mines, Panamint, Panamint Mining District, Panamint Mts, Inyo Co., California, USA A cluster of white quartz crystals up to about 3cm with slightly clear tips and minor secondary chrysocolla?

TOCHANCE CO

TOCHANCE CO

Early hard rock Quartz Mining in California First Gold-Quartz Discoveries The Mariposa mine, at the south side of the town of Mariposa, was discovered in the spring of 1849 by Kit Carson, the famous scout, and two associates.

Exploring Shasta County history by Jeremy M. Tuggle: AN …

Exploring Shasta County history by Jeremy M. Tuggle: AN …

Veins like this mine were tapped for their gold and silica content. In the early 1900s, the low-grade quartz ore was mined chiefly for its silica, used as a fluxing agent in …

Marguerite Mine Quartz Rock

Marguerite Mine Quartz Rock

Long Description: A large quartz boulder from the nearby Marguerite Mine is on display along with several smaller quartz rocks. A plaque mounted next to the boulder reads: MARGUERITE MINE "QUARTZ ROCK" The quartz rock on site here at the Auburn Depot

FindingRocks

FindingRocks

California Acton Acton Agates - (2 upload(s)) Adelanto Adelanto Dendrites and Garnets Afton Afton Canyon - (1 collector specimens from same city)Agoura Hills Agoura Hills Roadcut - (2 upload(s), 3 collector specimens) Amboy Black Jack Silver Mine - (1 collector specimens from same city, 1 collector specimens from nearby locations)

Mariposa County, California Mines – Western Mining …

Mariposa County, California Mines – Western Mining …

Live Oak Quartz Mine Lizzie No. 1 2 and 3 London London Quartz Lone Pine Lone Pine Lone Tree Lone Tree Lonesome Pine ... Where to Find Gold in California POPULAR CONTENT Deadwood, South Dakota Dogs of the Mining West Miners Cabins: Bottles ...

Quartz Mines In The United States | The Diggings™

Quartz Mines In The United States | The Diggings™

Browse quartz mines in The United States by region—including Alabama, Alaska, Arizona. Understanding Claim Ownership We receive lots of emails from people who find their name or a relative''s name on our site and want to know if this means they have some

Quartz from Golden Center group (Cabin Flat Mine; Rock …

Quartz from Golden Center group (Cabin Flat Mine; Rock …

0.5km (0.3 miles) Crown Point Consolidated Quartz Mine (Crown Point Mine; Crown Point Con. Qtz.; Confidence; Wm Penn; William Penn), Empire Star group (Empire Star Mines Company holdings), Grass Valley, Grass Valley Mining District, Nevada Co., California, USA

Top Spots For Gem Hunting In California | Geology Page

Top Spots For Gem Hunting In California | Geology Page

The California Quartz Mines. The California Quartz Mines. Outstanding among the lode deposits of the Sierra Nevada is the Mother Lode system of gold deposits, a strip of mineralized rock 1 to 4 miles wide that extends 120 miles along the lower western flank of the Sierra Nevada. From near Georgetown in El Dorado County it extends southward ...

Exploring an Abandoned Quartz Mine in Hemet, CA

Exploring an Abandoned Quartz Mine in Hemet, CA

 · There is still a lot of quartz and other cool formation... In this video, Tyler and Tanner explore an abandoned quartz mine in the hills of southern California.

Collecting Tourmaline at the Himalaya Mine, California …

Collecting Tourmaline at the Himalaya Mine, California …

Quartz on Microcline – 7.8cm – photograph from Rob Lavinsky, iRocks . Since the Himalaya Mine is a pegmatite mine, quartz is common throughout the deposit. It can occur as clear "rock crystal" quartz, milky quartz, and even smoky quartz.

Exploring Shasta County history by Jeremy M. Tuggle: AN …

Exploring Shasta County history by Jeremy M. Tuggle: AN …

Veins like this mine were tapped for their gold and silica content. In the early 1900s, the low-grade quartz ore was mined chiefly for its silica, used as a fluxing agent in …

TOCHANCE CO

TOCHANCE CO

The 16 to 1 mine is a gold, silver, copper, zinc and lead mine located in the Alleghany mining district in California. It is most famous for producing jewelry quality gold in quartz specimens. Gold was first discovered in the Alleghany region in 1851 by a group of …

Quartz Mines In The United States | The Diggings™

Quartz Mines In The United States | The Diggings™

Browse quartz mines in The United States by region—including Alabama, Alaska, Arizona. Understanding Claim Ownership We receive lots of emails from people who find their name or a relative''s name on our site and want to know if this means they have some

TOCHANCE CO

TOCHANCE CO

Early hard rock Quartz Mining in California First Gold-Quartz Discoveries The Mariposa mine, at the south side of the town of Mariposa, was discovered in the spring of 1849 by Kit Carson, the famous scout, and two associates.

Quartz from Golden Center group (Cabin Flat Mine; Rock …

Quartz from Golden Center group (Cabin Flat Mine; Rock …

0.5km (0.3 miles) Crown Point Consolidated Quartz Mine (Crown Point Mine; Crown Point Con. Qtz.; Confidence; Wm Penn; William Penn), Empire Star group (Empire Star Mines Company holdings), Grass Valley, Grass Valley Mining District, Nevada Co., California, USA

General : Best Of California Minerals

General : Best Of California Minerals

Garnet Hill Mine (Rheona claim), Garnet Hill, Moore Creek - Mokelumne River confluence area, Calaveras Co., California, USA A fine 10cm long Epidote crystal with smaller 5cm crystal (lying down). Both crystals are twinned. These are the terminations of crystals that were up to.5m -.75m in length.

Where to Find Geodes in Northern California (5 Best …

Where to Find Geodes in Northern California (5 Best …

Crystal Mountain is one of Northern California''s best quartz deposits. There are multiple mine entrances and exits that will allow more seasoned rockhounds to find large, high-quality specimens, and some can be dug up on the surface by beginners, too. The mines are leftover from WWII.

Quartz

Quartz

Quartz belongs to the trigonal crystal system.The ideal crystal shape is a six-sided prism terminating with six-sided pyramids at each end. In nature quartz crystals are often twinned (with twin right-handed and left-handed quartz crystals), distorted, or so intergrown with adjacent crystals of quartz or other minerals as to only show part of this shape, or to lack obvious crystal faces ...

Gold in Quartz Specimens

Gold in Quartz Specimens

Fantastic gold in quartz specimens from the Eagles Next Mine in Placer County, California. Very rare gold specimens to add to your gold collection. Natural Gold in Quartz Specimens are crystalline gold nuggets that are still attached to their host rock, which is ...

6 Places Where Can You Go to Dig for Gemstones in …

6 Places Where Can You Go to Dig for Gemstones in …

 · Opal Hill Mine, Mule Mountains District, Riverside Co., California Opal Hill is well known for its beautiful and rare fire agate, opal eggs and quartz crystals.When one thinks of a mine, images of deep shafts or dark tunnels usually come to mind. The mine consists of

Rockhounding Susanville, CA

Rockhounding Susanville, CA

Day Two: On the shoulder of Thompson Peak, area rockhounds have discovered a smoky quartz, epidote, and feldspar vein. Like so many of the quartz occurrances in the mountains south of Susanville, the small outcrop shows up at some elevation, among the smoothed granite boulders of …

2.39 Ounce Gold in Quartz

2.39 Ounce Gold in Quartz

Jan 11, 2015 - GoldNuggetSales 2.39 Ounce Gold in Quartz - New Mine in California -Museum Grade - This is another gorgeous gold in quartz specimen from a new mine find in Tuolumne County, California. For security reasons the guys who found the new mine won''t disclose it''s name or location until they have completed mining the vein. The vein is extremely rich as you can see in

Quartz from Golden Center group (Cabin Flat Mine; Rock …

Quartz from Golden Center group (Cabin Flat Mine; Rock …

0.5km (0.3 miles) Crown Point Consolidated Quartz Mine (Crown Point Mine; Crown Point Con. Qtz.; Confidence; Wm Penn; William Penn), Empire Star group (Empire Star Mines Company holdings), Grass Valley, Grass Valley Mining District, Nevada Co., California, USA

Geology of Quartz Deposits

Geology of Quartz Deposits

The quartz mine is a few kilometers west of the town. According to F. L. Knouse, 13 a formation composed mainly of fine-grained quartzite strikes north-south and dips 60 degrees west. from a ridge west of Oliveira dos Brejinhos.

Where to Find Quartz Crystals in Nature – Rockhound …

Where to Find Quartz Crystals in Nature – Rockhound …

Finding Quartz Crystals in Abandoned Mine Tailings Abandoned mine tailings can be a good place to look for crystals due to the volume of bedrock that may have been excavated from the mine. Bedrock of all kinds has the potential to contain Quartz Crystals.

#A125 -Gold Bearing Quartz Specimen Original 16-1 …

#A125 -Gold Bearing Quartz Specimen Original 16-1 …

#A125 120 Million Years Old - Very Rare -Large Gold Bearing Quartz Specimen "Historic Original Sixteen to One Mine" Famous Sierra Mining District in California. Total Weight = 5.95 grams Video is Not exact Piece in Picture but Similar " Watch to See Gold