Green Rocks and Minerals

This past fall, I was working on a gold project near Cheyenne, Wyoming and met two old friends for dinner. One had an affection for green minerals and rocks, so…

GOLD & OTHER PRECIOUS METALS

Little was known about gold in Wyoming, thus I set out to map, evaluate & find more. I discovered gold everywhere I looked. I was amazed at how much had…

OTHER GEMS

During 30 years at the WGS, I found hundreds of deposits. How did I do this? I used geology as a guide; I looked at things differently and was motivated…

OPAL

A rockhound from Riverton mentioned opal south of town. The Cedar Ridge deposit lies along the highway & is cut by numerous oil field roads, no one had recognized that…

PERIDOT

In 1997, I decided to search the Leucite Hills in western Wyoming for diamonds (see photo at left). I didn’t find diamonds, but mark my words – “DIAMONDS WILL BE…