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General Board
General Discussions.
Rocks, rockhounding, life, rants, predicaments, news, or anything else.
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415 2280 Last Post Yesterday at 9:21pm
In: Re: Best Mines in Western...
By: JoeM
Introductions
Introductions
If you are new here please introduce yourself by telling us a little about yourself. A brief description of where you are from, how you came to this hobby, what you collect, and what your favorite mineral(s) are will suffice.
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176 850 Last Post Jun 18th, 2017 at 11:22pm
In: Re: From Wolf Laurel NC
By: BerylliumWilliam
Identifying your Specimen
Identifying your Specimen
Post pictures of the specimen in question here. A blurry picture with poor lighting will make identification very difficult so please try your best to post a decent picture. Thanks!
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175 1025 Last Post Jun 20th, 2017 at 11:41am
In: Re: quarts with something...
By: Tim4d
Artifacts, Arrowheads, and All your primative tool finds
Artifacts, Arrowheads, and All your primative tool finds
Post pictures of your artifacts here. If you don't know what it is, post it here and we'll try to help you figure it out.
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96 614 Last Post May 15th, 2017 at 9:44pm
In: Re: 40,000 year old artif...
By: JoeM
Rock Tools
Rock Tools
This board is for questions, suggestions, pictures, or drawing of your ideal tool(s).

24 143 Last Post Jun 15th, 2017 at 2:58pm
In: Re: Metal Detector
By: JoeM
Mineral of the Month
Mineral of the Month
This mineral, chosen at random, is RHL's mineral topic of the month. Post pictures from your own collection, ask questions, or comment about it in this section. Most if not all the introductory information I post on each "Mineral of the Month" is copied from Wikipedia articles about the mineral. A link to the Wikipedia article will always be supplied.

31 169 Last Post Apr 12th, 2017 at 12:56pm
In: Elbaite - April, 2017
By: Scott LaBorde
  Mineralogical Photo and Locality Index Topics Posts Last Post
North Carolina
North Carolina  (1 Viewing)
This section is organized by the county. Keeping the locality generalized to the county will allow members to post their prized specimens without giving away the location of their honey holes. If you have no problem with revealing exact locality feel free to be as specific as possible. Although, if you do not want other rockhounds digging at your location, list only the county. When posting a new county please only put the name of the county in the subject line. Subsequent specimens with the same county should be added to the same county thread if it has already been created.

53 1128 Last Post Jun 19th, 2017 at 8:49pm
In: Re: Yancey County
By: JoeM
South Carolina 6 42 Last Post Apr 27th, 2015 at 11:45am
In: Re: Abbeville County
By: cindog
Georgia 5 42 Last Post Mar 27th, 2016 at 9:57pm
In: ellijay gilmer county ga
By: Dmcmahan
Virginia
Virginia
Minerals From Virginia

5 22 Last Post Jul 7th, 2016 at 1:45pm
In: Re: Hanover County with G...
By: Scott LaBorde
Tennessee
Tennessee
Tennessee Minerals

6 55 Last Post Sep 24th, 2015 at 9:07pm
In: Re: Hamilton County
By: dirtslanger
Ohio 4 21 Last Post Aug 4th, 2016 at 9:13am
In: Re: Colorful Flint
By: dan
Arizona 6 9 Last Post Jul 19th, 2016 at 11:17am
In: Re: Pima County
By: greel
Texas
Texas
Specimen photos from the state of Texas

1 3 Last Post Jan 26th, 2016 at 5:12pm
In: Re: Ellis County
By: Tim4d
Alabama
Alabama
Minerals from Alabama

1 1 Last Post Mar 11th, 2015 at 12:21am
In: Cherokee County
By: Scott LaBorde
Maine
Maine
Minerals from Maine

1 4 Last Post May 30th, 2015 at 6:13pm
In: Re: Oxford County
By: dan
Montana
Montana
Minerals of Montana

1 1 Last Post Oct 4th, 2015 at 10:56pm
In: Beaverhead County
By: Scott LaBorde
Maryland
Maryland
Minerals of Maryland

3 11 Last Post Jun 9th, 2017 at 1:33pm
In: Re: I'm Internet Famous!
By: Tim4d
  Field Trips, Locations, and Finds Topics Posts Last Post
Field Trip Reports
Field Trip Reports
Post your adventures into the field. We would like to see pictures of the local geology and the surrounding area you are hunting. Try to take pictures of the minerals as they are in situ and then after being extracted and cleaned up.
Moderator: Scott LaBorde
111 1131 Last Post Jun 9th, 2017 at 1:38pm
In: Re: Moore County, NC
By: Tim4d
RockHounding Locations
RockHounding Locations
Describe the location and status of "legal" rockhounding locations. If you have questions about a location(s), post it here.
Moderator: Scott LaBorde
42 273 Last Post May 19th, 2017 at 9:51am
In: Herkimer Diamond Mines
By: dan
What did you find?
What did you find?
Show us what you found on your adventures into the field.

62 545 Last Post Dec 31st, 2016 at 5:38pm
In: Re: Crystallized petrifie...
By: JoeM
Videos
Videos
Post your rockhounding videos here. A list of all RHL videos can be found here: Click This!

66 214 Last Post Jun 9th, 2017 at 6:06pm
In: Re: Solid or liquid?
By: JoeM
  Mineral Photography / Collections Topics Posts Last Post
Photography Equipment and Education
Photography Equipment and Education
Describe the photography equipment you use. If you have suggestions please give us the vendor and model and why you like it. Talk about your setup and share ideas.
Moderator: Scott LaBorde
7 39 Last Post Nov 6th, 2015 at 12:30pm
In: Re: Suggestions for Camer...
By: Scott LaBorde
Specimen Photos
Specimen Photos
Post your best effort at a quality picture of your specimen(s) here.
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50 314 Last Post May 13th, 2016 at 2:14pm
In: Amethyst from Georgia
By: greel
Interesting, unusual, extraordinary specimens
Interesting, unusual, extraordinary specimens
Post your interesting, unusual, or out of the ordinary specimens here.

46 338 Last Post Dec 27th, 2016 at 10:00pm
In: Druzy quartz coating psue...
By: Scott LaBorde
Luminescent Specimens
Luminescent Specimens  (1 Viewing)
Lets see your luminescent specimens. This may or may not include but not limited to specimens exhibiting the following types of luminescence: Bioluminescence, Chemoluminescence, Electrochemiluminescence, Cathodoluminescence, Crystalloluminescence, Electroluminescence, Mechanoluminescence, Triboluminescence, Fractoluminescence, Piezoluminescence, Photoluminescence, Phosphorescence, Fluorescence, Radioluminescence, Sonoluminescence, and Thermoluminescence.

6 23 Last Post May 5th, 2017 at 11:48am
In: Re: Sumatran Blue Amber
By: Tim4d
Lapidary Creations
Lapidary Creations
Please show us your work with carving, cabochons, faceting, or any jewelry or stone work creations. Ask your lapidary questions here as well.

38 286 Last Post May 6th, 2017 at 5:41pm
In: Re: Rocks of Chatham Co.,...
By: JoeM
Meteorites
Meteorites
Rocks from outer space!

12 68 Last Post Dec 2nd, 2016 at 10:19pm
In: Re: Finding meteorites at...
By: JoeM
Fossils 18 89 Last Post Dec 13th, 2016 at 8:49pm
In: Re: North Carolina Late T...
By: JoeM
Museum Mineral Photos
Museum Mineral Photos
Here you can add pictures of specimens from museums you have visited around the world. Please only create new threads if the museum has not already been posted, else simply add to threads that have already been created for your museum.

5 50 Last Post Dec 27th, 2015 at 12:30am
In: Funk Prairie Home Museum
By: dirtslanger
Home Grown
Home Grown
Here you can post pictures of your home grown crystal specimens, ask any questions you may have, or discuss and comment on the subject. Although crystals can be found in nature, with a little effort we also have the ability to grow beautiful crystals at home. Here's where you can find out just how it's done.

1 4 Last Post Jun 12th, 2016 at 7:04pm
In: Re: Aluminum Sulfate Al2(...
By: sandrose
  Strictly Quartz Topics Posts Last Post
Colored Quartz
Colored Quartz
Discuss and or post pictures of your amethyst, smoky, citrine, green, blue, red, or any other color quartz specimens here.

25 155 Last Post Feb 20th, 2017 at 8:36pm
In: Amethyst from Adam's Farm...
By: Scott LaBorde
SiO2
SiO2
Anything to do with quartz. It isn't obvious what my favorite mineral is, is it?. There are so many varieties, habits, and growth forms and there is much still to learn.

22 113 Last Post Aug 28th, 2013 at 5:59am
In: Re: Faden from Waziristan...
By: John Frazier
Scepters
Scepters
Show us your scepters. Any color is fine here.

19 99 Last Post Aug 24th, 2016 at 11:52pm
In: Re: NC smoky scepters
By: JoeM
Clusters
Clusters
Post your quartz clusters here. (A group of two or more attached quartz crystals)

7 51 Last Post Nov 3rd, 2016 at 9:13pm
In: Re: 2016 Virginia Quartz...
By: zadzi
Included Quartz
Included Quartz
Phantom, rutilated, goethite, tourmaline, enhydro, etc, etc, etc.

17 119 Last Post Sep 25th, 2016 at 10:23pm
In: Re: More Wake County
By: Scott LaBorde
Cryptocrystalline
Cryptocrystalline
Agate, Carnelian, Chalcedony, Chert, Chrysoprase, Flint, Heliotrope, Jasper, Onyx, Plasma, Sard

21 119 Last Post Jun 6th, 2017 at 11:28pm
In: Re: Brazilian Agate
By: Wailele
  Other Treasures Topics Posts Last Post
Morels
Morels
Show us your Morel finds, pictures, recipes, and adventures.

17 112 Last Post Mar 21st, 2017 at 8:45pm
In: Re: Not a Morel, But...
By: hydrogeologist
Metal Detected
Metal Detected
All things found with metal detectors. Coins, artifacts, meteorites, precious metals, minerals, and even junk.

7 16 Last Post Mar 17th, 2017 at 12:43pm
In: Re: Antique Bottle
By: JoeM
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