Category Archives: rocks and lapidary

Dah Rock Shop in Tucson, Arizona

Dah Rock Shop I missed these people on my Travel List, apologies. (external link) It’s easy to get distracted when you are in Tucson for the Big Show. I have heard of this shop but I think I got it … Continue reading

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Sit Rep

Hope you are well or well enough. Just got back from Utah. People and families are on the move for the summer, with my hotel completely booked for the weekend and surrounding hotels looking equally crowded. Good days of exploring … Continue reading

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The Desert Dwarfs Man and Machine

A look at the vastness of just one part of the Mojave Desert, here in Clark County, Nevada. Driving_North_on_Southern_Nevada_Liteweight_Road from Thomas Farley on Vimeo. — https://www.instagram.com/tgfarley/ Follow me on Instagram: tgfarley

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More Examples of Wikipedia Entries

Update: I’ve now decided to continue to post pictures to Wikimedia Commons but I will not be adding them to any relevant page on Wikipedia as a rule. Wikipedia does not want to be a photo gallery and I understand … Continue reading

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Places to Visit and Collect in The Southwest

When I accepted my now-failed rockhound book contract (internal link), a chapter was to be on places to visit and collect in the Southwest. Since the end of that contract, I have been working on enlarging that chapter. I thought … Continue reading

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Back To Railroad Pass, Clark County, Nevada

Railroad Pass, Clark County, Nevada (first RR Pass page here) More info on RR Pass at my rockhounding site linked below: https://southwestrockhounding.com/2020/04/02/more-on-railroad-pass-clark-county-nevada/ March 31, 2020 Yesterday I returned to Railroad Pass (internal link) to further investigate the area. I went … Continue reading

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Some Ultraviolet Entertainment

Forgive the long load time for this page. You’ll need a fast connection. These three videos will load faster at my Instagram account linked below. I wish everyone good health and hope. — https://www.instagram.com/tgfarley/ Follow me on Instagram: tgfarley

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Railroad Pass, Clark County Nevada

Railroad Pass, Clark County, Nevada — (second page here —>) Railroad Pass is outside of Boulder City where the dam is located. Bureau of Reclamation land. I’m here above the Railroad Pass Travel Center where there is dedicated parking for … Continue reading

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Night time Fluorescent Mineral Hunting at Darwin, California

Last Friday I went night time fluorescent mineral hunting with Pat Dolan in the hills above the remote hamlet of Darwin, California. No services, no businesses, no gas station, no cell coverage, nothing, save a Post Office and 42 people, … Continue reading

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Quick Takes

The preview for episode four of “Picard” shows Patrick Stewart’s character saying, “One impossible thing at a time.” No. Better, “One miracle at a time.” Which reminded me of what of a rarely said but accepted motto for our group … Continue reading

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