Rockhounding Websites in Colorado

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Attractions     BACK TO TOP
Cave of the Winds - (Manitou Springs, CO)
Denver Gem & Mineral Show


Cabinets, Stands and Supplies     BACK TO TOP
Mineral & Fossil Supply, Inc. - formerly Denver Box Company
The Sunnywood Collection - Specialists in the Presentation of Natural Art


Dealers: Mineral and Fossil Specimens     BACK TO TOP
Antero Treasures (T. Craig Cardwell) - Mineral products from Mt. Antero
Dave Bunk Minerals
Glacier Peak - (Joseph Dorris) - Specializing in Colorado minerals and mining
The Mineral Company - (Anne M. Black)
MPH Minerals - (Martin Hannu)
Red & Green Minerals - (Denzil Wiggins)
The Stone Company - (Charlie and Florence Magovern) - Fossils, Dino Eggs, and stones
Turquoise from the "Bad Boys of Cripple Creek"
XTAL Mexican Minerals - (Dennis and Diane Beals)
Colorado Rockshops - Courtesy of the OsoSoft Mineral Connection


Fossils: Clubs, Societies and Lists     BACK TO TOP
The Friends of Dinosaur Ridge - (Morrison, CO)
RockyMtnPaleo mailing list - For the Rocky Mountain/Western Interior Seaway area
Western Interior Paleontological Society
Fossil Museums


Gems: Rough, Faceting and Purchasing     BACK TO TOP
Colorado Academy of Silversmithing and Art Metal
L&M Gems - Facet rough from East Africa


Gold Mining     BACK TO TOP
The Gold Miner's Headquarters - The international recreational gold mining directory
The Gold Prospectors of Colorado
Gold Rush Nuggets.com


Hotels, Accomodations and other Links     BACK TO TOP
Colorado! - The official website for Colorado travel and tourism
The Colorado Directory - Visiting Colorado anytime soon? Check out this site!
Colorado Adventure - A comprehensive Colorado vacation site
Colorado Bureau of Land Management
ColoradoLinks.Net - A gazillion links to Colorado web sites
Colorado Places Index - Web links to Colorado places
Colorado Springs Accommodation - information for travel planning, hotels, tours and dining recommendations
SearchHotels.com - Looking for a place to stay in Colorado? Search here first!


Hot Springs     BACK TO TOP
Cottonwood Hot Springs - (Buena Vista, CO)
Hot Springs Lodge and Pool - (Glenwood Springs, CO)
Indian Springs Resort Hot Springs - (Idaho Springs, CO)
Mt. Princeton Hot Springs - (Nathrop, CO)
Strawberry Park Natural Hot Springs - (Steamboat Springs, CO)


Kids' Links (not Colorado)     BACK TO TOP
Mineral Word Search
Gemstone Scrambler
Rock Jokes
Rocks Crossword
Send a Mineral Postcard


Maps     BACK TO TOP
Colorado Mining CD-ROM - Colorado topo maps and mine site locations
Mapsco - Colorado maps and much more!
TopoZone - The Web's Topographic Map


Meteorites     BACK TO TOP
Colorado Meteorite Society - aka "the COMETS" (has many meteorite links)
Colorado Meteorite Society Group - Colorado Meteorite Society discussion group on Yahoo


Minerals: Clubs and Organizations     BACK TO TOP
American Federation of Mineralogical Societies
Cañon City Geology Club (Cañon City, CO)
Colorado Federation of Gem & Mineral Societies
Colorado Mineral Society (Lakewood, CO)
Colorado Springs Mineralogical Society - (Colorado Springs, CO)
Columbine Gem and Mineral Society - (Salida, CO)
Denver Gem & Mineral Guild - (Golden, CO)
Flatirons Mineral Club - (Boulder, CO)
Fort Collins Rockhounds - (Fort Collins, CO)
Four Corners Gem & Mineral Club - (Durango, CO)
Lake George Gem and Mineral Club - (Lake George, CO)
Littleton Gem and Mineral Club (Littleton, CO)
Mile Hi Rock and Mineral Society (RAMS) (Westminster, CO)
North Jeffco Gem and Mineral Club - (Arvada, CO)
Rocky Mountain Federation of Mineralogical Societies
Clubs in Colorado - a list of websites for many clubs in Colorado!


Mine Tours     BACK TO TOP
Mines and Museums - statewide list by the Colorado Division of Minerals and Geology
Mines and Museums (PDF) - statewide brochure by the Colorado Division of Minerals and Geology
Mine Tours and Museums (PDF) - statewide list by the Colorado Geological Survey


Museums     BACK TO TOP
Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum - (Golden, CO)
Denver Museum of Nature & Science - Formerly the Denver Museum of Natural History
Dinosaur Depot Museum - (Cañon City, CO)
Dinosaur Journey Museum - (Fruita, CO)
Friends of Dinosaur Ridge - (Morrison, CO)
Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument - (Florissant, CO)
National Mining Hall of Fame & Museum - (Leadville, CO)
Western Museum of Mining & Industry - (Colorado Springs, CO)
Museums and Mine Tours - statewide list by the Colorado Division of Minerals and Geology


Research Tools     BACK TO TOP
Colorado Geology - from the Colorado Geological Survey
Colorado Rockhounding - The largest Colorado rockhounding website on the 'Net!
Gem & Mineral Research: How to Get Answers to Your Questions
Kreigh's Web Resources Collection for Rockhounds - Hundreds of helpful links!
The Mineralogy Database - Lots of info about each known mineral.
Minerals Information Institute
MSHA Miner Training
National Mining Association
Newsletter Articles by Dr. William S. Cordua
The Photo-Atlas of Minerals - A rocks and minerals encyclopedia on CD-ROM!
Rockhounds Mailing List
Rocks and Minerals Encyclopedia - The Probert Encyclopedia of Rocks and Minerals


Scenic Railroads     BACK TO TOP
Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad - (Antonito, CO)
Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad - (Durango, CO)
Georgetown Loop Railroad - (Georgetown, CO)
Pike's Peak Cog Railway - (Manitou Springs, CO)
Royal Gorge Route - (Cañon City, CO)


Weather     BACK TO TOP
10-Day Weather Forecast
Current Regional Radar
Current Regional Satellite


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