Books about Prospecting and Minerals
A popular book that describes minerals and rocks in Wyoming and how to find them. The gemstone bible of Wyoming.
The GemHunter - books, projects, and more
The GemHunter's Images on Google (and a few I have No idea where they came from)
Facebook of the GemHunter - minerals, rocks, prospecting ideas and more
The GemHunter - Dan Hausel
Video by Mike Rowe - excellent!!!!
How to find and identify gemstones in nature.
Bob Bratton from Cody Wyoming produces extraordinary jewelry from Wyoming rock and minerals.
Once considered gem poor, during the last 30 years, dozens of gem discoveries catapulted Wyoming into the Number 1 State for Gemstones
About Arizona gems and geology
Chromian Diopside Gemstones and Geology
Geology and deposits of olivine (peridot).
Information on free gemology courses.
How to find diamond deposits in nature using geology and prospecting methods
Mineralogy of diamonds and physical characteristics
How to find and identify ruby and sapphire in nature.
The geology and prospecting methods for finding opal deposits
Iolite deposits - how to find them and how to indentify this rare gemstone.
Peridot - gem-quality olivine
Geology of Peridot
Where to find gem garnets
Hundreds of gold deposits are found in the Cowboy State
How to find gold and where to find it - our links
A relatively new gold district predicted in 1981, discovered in 1982 and now being developed as a major gold resource with > 1 million ounces.
Significant overlooked gold district. Gold rush to the district in 1982 followed discovery of several high-grade samples. District offers potential for gold, nickel, iron and diamonds.
More than a hundred significant gold anomalies were identied in this district during a mapping project in the 1980s.
The Douglas Creek placer gold mining district, Medicine Bow Mountains, Wyoming
The Tin cup district in central Wyoming
Discovery of a highly anomalous gold-platinum-palladium-nickel-copper-silver deposit.
Want a gold mine? There are many prospects out there that could be developed into a mine that are just sitting and waiting for the right person(s).
How to pan for gold
Arizona has many gold deposits. Historically, the Vulture was a significant gold producer and likely still contains some minable gold.
Centennial Ridge gold district, Medicine Bow Mountains, WY
A rush for the gold
Prospectors guide to finding gold
From 1977 to 2007, Hausel led dozens of field trips to South Pass to educate prospectors, geologists and the general public on how to find gold.
A blog about progress on a new book describing discoveries, prospectors and the life of a geologist
The geology and gold mines of Arizona
Geology and Gold in Alaska
Geology and gold in California
Montana has had a rich history in gold mining and the geology indicates there is a lot more gold to be found
The discovery of Donlin Creek was one of the great gold discoveries of the 20th century. This one deposit holds as much gold as has been mined in the entire history of Alaska.
The Carissa gold mine at South Pass Wyoming is a major gold deposit.
Gold found in eastern Arizona
Copper King is a million ounce deposit located between Cheyenne and Laramie, Wyoming.
How to find gold deposits
Discovery of a world-class gold deposit in Alaska resulted in 7 geologists (3 from Wyoming) being presented international award.
Agates, jaspers, chalcedony, quartz and more
Hints on rock hounding and where to find lapidary material in Mother Nature
About my son, Eric
About Dan Hausel the writer, geologist
Great site about all 'facets' of geology
Learn to pan for gold and diamonds - here are some hints
Traditional Okinawan Karate, Kobudo, Samurai Arts & Self-Defense
Seiyo No Shorin-Ryu Karate Kobudo Kai - International Association of Traditional Okinawan Shorin-Ryu Karate
The Arizona Hombu for Shorin-Ryu Karate
A site about traditional Karate and Kobudo in Arizona