Tag Archives: New Mexico

The Harding Pegmatite Mine in Taos County, New Mexico

The Harding Pegmatite Mine in Taos County, New Mexico is owned by the State and managed by the University of New Mexico. You can visit and collect up to five pounds of material but there is a procedure you must … Continue reading

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The Kelly Mine In Magdalena, New Mexico

Magdalena, New Mexico. Known for Smithsonite, a zinc ore. Beautiful country all around. A proud rock shop owner known simply as Otero, displays his rough material and his cabs, the findings made by a native woman silversmith. To know more about … Continue reading

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Upcoming Tour of Arizona and New Mexico

To research and take photographs for my book I am leaving soon for a week-long tour of Arizona and New Mexico. Click here for an interactive map of the places I hope to visit. Mad driving, impossible distances, too many … Continue reading

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