The GemHunter

Professor Hausel's Guide to Finding Gemstones, Diamonds, Gold, Rocks & Minerals 




    Books about Prospecting and Minerals

  • The GemHunter - books, projects, and more


  • How to find and identify gemstones in nature.

  • How to find diamond deposits in nature using geology and prospecting methods

  • How to find and identify ruby and sapphire in nature.

  • OPAL


    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



    gem-quality garnets

  • How to find gold and where to find it - our links

  • GOLD


    Prospectors guide to finding gold