Partners and Favorite Links


Metal Detectors 



Geological Tools


      Keene Engineering
Mining Equipment

      Lortone Inc.
Tumblers and Lapidary Equipment 

           Columbine Gem & Mineral Society
Chaffee County's own rock-hunting, fossil, artifact,
           lapidary and earth science club.

      Gold Prospectors of Colorado
A non-profit organization for recreational gold
      prospectors in the Colorado area.

      Colorado Rock-Hounding
      This website supplies a searchable database for rock-
      hounding localities. This site kindly provided by North
      Jeffco Gem and Mineral Club.

      The Mineralogical Record
      The most authorative and widely respected mineral
      collector's journal in the world.


      Rocks and Minerals
A bimonthly publication for amateurs as well as
                               professional scientists. Publishing articles on
                               mineralogy, geology and paleontology.

      Rock & Gem Magazine
      A leading monthly magazine for the lapidary and
      mineral hobbyist.

This site contains general information on Chaffee and
                               surrounding counties. What to do, where to stay, etc.
                               an organization founded and organized to promote the
                               hobby of recreational mining and family recreational

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