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|Multicolored jasper from Tin Cup, Wyoming|
|Jasper breccia, Tin Cup|
|Found this (the ruby not the quarter) in the Red Dwarf ruby deposit near Tin Cup, Wyoming. The ruby is surrounded by zoisite (the same stuff they make Tanzanite from).|
|Ain't she pretty? A beautiful pigeon-blood reddish purple ruby collected from Red Dwarf near Tin Cup, Wyoming. The|
ruby is partially replaced by emerald green zoisite (aka Wyoming Tanzanite) and both are enclosed by fuchsite-chlorite
|Nice white sapphire from area west of Tin Cup in the Granite Mountains|
Wyoming. Always check to see what is inside a nodule.
|I found it! This prospect is filled with jasper. I was able to follow the jasperized vein on the surface for several hundred feet|
showing there is a very sizable resource of jasper sitting on the surface in this area. Some people asked me what the Wyoming Geological Survey gave me for all of my discoveries - well they got the gold mine and I got the shaft.
In 2004, the new State Geologist stepped into office and soon the place was like a Appalachian Hillbilly agency with all of the friends and relatives (and even a couple of communists) hired by the Director.