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Rockhounding is a popular activity in Juab County, with a wide variety of interesting rocks and minerals available. Casual and serious collectors are usually rewarded for the time they spend roaming our hills and deserts. Learn more about Rockhounding in Utah.

  • Topaz Mountain

    Topaz Mountain is one of the world’s great places to find topaz, a semiprecious gemstone that occurs as hard transparent crystals, in a variety of shades. Knowledgeable collectors also find a trove of other collectibles, including red beryl, amethyst, garnet, pseudobrookite, bixbyite, opal, and hematite.

    Topaz Mountain is located in a remote area where there is no water and no services are provided. When traveling to such areas, always carry food, water, tools, and emergency equipment.

    Learn more about Rockhounding in Utah.

  • Dugway Geode Beds, Juab County Utah

    Dugway Geode Beds

    Crystal-filled geodes are commonly found at Dugway Geode Beds, and almost all of them fluoresce green under UV light.

    Mt Nebo Calcite, the orange and cream-colored calcite also found here, is often mistaken for Onyx. It takes a polish well and can be used to make decorative items.

    Before heading out, please read Utah Geological Survey's Collecting Rules.