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Dinosaur Fossils Found, But Do Dinosaurs Still Roam the Earth?
Are you an enthusiastic rock hound? Whether you’re looking for rocks and minerals in Apache Junction or for dinosaur bones in China, there’s nothing like finding a treasure. Some people distinctly remember being rock collectors as children, coming home with pockets full of stones. Others never grow out of their collectors habits and find nature […]
What do we know about the Mammoth Mine?
Are dinosaurs still with us? The answer is yes. During the end of the Cretaceous Period which was 65 million years ago, a great extinction occurred which wiped out many life forms, including most dinosaurs. Many other life forms died during this extinction as well, however some life forms from the dinosaur period survived. The […]
7 Awesome Things to Do In Apache Junction!
The Mammoth Mine Rock Shop sits in the shadows of the Superstition Mountains. The shop is surrounded by many mines, mostly from yesteryear and actually sits on the most famous mine in the area, the Mammoth Mine, which was the richest gold mine in the U.S. when first discovered. The name of the mine as […]
Come to The Lost Dutchman Anniversary Event Saturday, October 28th @ 6:00pm
Whether you’ve come for a true cowboy experience, are looking for the Lost Dutchman Gold Mine or just passing through, Apache Junction at the infamous foothills of the Superstition Mountains, has a lot to offer. So don’t miss out and plan your perfect day with one or all of these noteworthy events! 1. Horseback Riding […]
Wulfenite Now Arizona’s Official State Mineral!
Every year on or around the Dutchman’s anniversary of when he died, October 25, people from all over the world who hunt for the Lost Dutchman Mine gather for a weekend event in the foothills of the Superstition Mountains. Discussions, tales, and talks will take place next Saturday night, October 28th at 6:00pm. Ron Feldman, […]
Wulfenite Passes Through The House Rep. Mark Finchman presented a gigantic wulfenite mineral, a major collectors item and also a widely used gem in jewelry, to the House. As Arizona’s most abundant mineral, wulfenite’s vibrant colors, crystalline luster and unique one-of-a-kind crystals attract worldwide attention from collectors. Shortly after the House of Representatives approved Finchman’s […]