March 26, 2018

If you happen to be a rockhound or collector or artist or designer with a eye for the beauty of what is Mother Nature,there is a chance you have heard or seen Jasper. It might have been in someone's yard as a alternative placement for sidewalk or garden gravel,or it co...

December 6, 2017

Even though December has a handful of birthstones,the main three that have been celebrated for hundreds of years are Turquoise,Blue Zircon and Tanzanite. The best part of these dazzling birthstones is that all three of them are available here at the Emerald Hollow Mine...

December 4, 2017

You would think that summer would be the ideal time to dig,and to some degree it is. However,if you are a rock hound or geologist or seasoned Snowbird (outdoor adventurist 24/7) from the South East US then you know how brutal the summers can be! Winter is actually a fa...