Who Really Discovered California? A Mystery Unsolved or a Lie?
We Are Closed for The Summer – Re Opening October 2018!
Around 1964, I was living in California. On television there was a show called Treasure With Bill Burrud. One of the episodes was on a Spanish explorer named Francisco De Ulloa. The episode went on to say in 1539, he was sent by Cortez during their recent plunder of the Aztecs up the coast in […]
The Superstition Mysteries & Crazy Jake
Hello Everybody! The Mammoth Mine Rock Shop is closed for the summer season! We look forward to seeing you on our facebook page and in the online shop. Check back often to view new products. We are rockhounding every minute of every day!
How to Get a Treasure Trove Agreement
Ron Feldman (Author, Dutchman Hunter and Historian) sits down with Charlie to talk about his days working for the Mysterious Crazy Jake. Crazy Jake was a con man and a “story in and of himself.” A miner legend in the superstition mountains, Crazy Jake mentored Ron in the 60’s. Did Crazy Jake know where the […]
Secrets of The Lost Dutchman Mine UNCOVERED!
What is a treasure trove agreement? Can it help you find gold? In the wilderness one can not mine and dig extensively – unless there is buried man made treasure! Learn how Ron Feldman, owner of the Mammoth Mine Rock Shop, got the only treasure trove agreement handed out in that region. Ron tells us […]
Number 8 : The Rarest Turquoise on Earth?
Ron Feldman, owner of the Mammoth Mine Rock Shop, historian Lost Dutchman Mine Hunter possesses historical evidence on finding a Spanish mine with an exclusive permit. A well documented endeavor, Ron writes about the experience in his books (Crooked Mountain, Deep Fault) and guides gold hunters based on proof and documentation. Ron has enough information […]
Where is Gold Found?
Number Eight turquoise is some of the finest turquoise ever found anywhere. The mine is located north of Carlin, Nevada and was first discovered in1929 by Earl Buffington and Lawrence Springer. It’s name originates from the mine number in which it was found in the Northeastern part of Nevada. Number eight turquoise is highly sought […]
The Meaning of Rose Stone
No Prospecting – No Gold. If you’re wondering where to find gold and how to find gold, you’re not alone. Legions of people hope to go out into the mountains to discover rivers of unclaimed gold deposits. While most of the land has been heavily prospected, there are still plenty of rivers like the Yuba […]
How to polish rocks! 3 Easy Steps.
Rose Stone Meaning If you’ve ever found a rose quartz stone out in nature, you can attest to its soft and beautiful hues. This lovely form of quartz gets its pink color from trace amounts of titanium, iron, or manganese. Rose quartz is a semi precious gemstone varying in color from translucent pink to rose […]
Rare Turquoise Only at Few Arizona Rock Shops
Ever wonder how rocks get their glean and shine? This video describes the rock polishing process we use here at the Mammoth Mine Rock Shop works. First the rock endures a shaping process, then the stone is cleared of any faults and scratches with diamond velcro pads and lastly it’s buffed and polished.
Here at the Mammoth Mine Rock Shop, we have a good selection of Sleeping Beauty Turquoise. This much sought after gemstone is very popular for its rich sky blue color with very little matrix. Previously mined in Globe, Arizona for quite some time, this old copper mine was shut down in 2012 making this gemstone […]