February 2012

Rock Hounding in Sierra County..Adventures by Jack

At the Alpine, Texas rock and gem show, at which I was a dealer, a customer named Paul who lived in Truth or Consequences (TorC) told me about several spots east of the Rio Grande across from TorC. He had found moonstones at one spot, and a fluorite mine at another. He had also found a mountain lion at the fluorite mine, so I had bought a 12 gauge shotgun to take with me just in case. Normally, I would check out the Gem Trails of New Mexico spots near by, and there are several, but time was short and I did not.

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Just a note to thank you and your staff for the great job you all did in hosting our Three Crosses Travelers meeting last weekend.  We've been in the group for six years now and I can say, without hesitation, that you all were by far the best campground hosts that I have seen.  Pl

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