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SMOKY QUARTZ with AMAZONITE
MSC^FGC SMOKY QUARTZ with AMAZONITE
Lucky Monday Pocket, Smoky Hawk Claim, Florissant, Teller County, Colorado (repair 1X)
SMOKY QUARTZ with minor microcline
MSC=LK SMOKY QUARTZ
SMOKY HAWK MINE, FLORISSANT, TELLER COUNTY, COLORADO
Sojourner of Warren’s Camp
Bent on helping his father find a lost quartz ledge, at fourteen, Samuel Chambers gets an education in survival against murdering thieves, unforgiving country, and a charming dancehall lady.
Sojourner of Warren’s Camp is a coming-of-age mining adventure involving fourteen-year-old Samuel Chambers. This introduction of Samuel Chambers deals with hardship and life-lessons, coming-of-age, conflicting friendships, cultural prejudices, and lawlessness. It is written at a cross-over level between teenager and adult and is quite suitable for older teens. It is rich in Chinese culture, the Native Americans, and 19th century prospecting and mining. It is based on the geography and history of Central Idaho, particularly Warren, Idaho and follows the 1871 history of the region while enfolding Samuel’s adventures. It introduces several of Idaho’s historical figures such as the Shearers and Frederick Burgdorf and gives historical anecdotes of these individuals.Sojourner of Warren’s Camp was awarded a silver medal for best cultural fiction Next Generation Independent Book Awards. It was also awarded Editor’s Choice by iUniverse.
Sojourner of Warren’s Camp is the third novel in a planned series that concludes with the Sheepeater Indian War of 1879. All the novels in the series can stand alone since adequate backstory is given in each. All illustrations are the author’s work. The cover painting depicts Warren’s Meadows.
A novel by Joseph Dorris Paperback: 316 pages Publisher: iUniverse; first edition (November 11, 2011) Language: English.
Softcover ISBN: 978-1-4620-6347-5
Hardcover ISBN: 978-1-4620-6349-9
E-book ISBN: 978-1-4620-6348-2
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.7 x 9 inches Shipping Weight: 1.1 pounds
SPESSARTITE GARNET with SMOKY QUARTZ
MCE<IK SPESSARTITE GARNET with SMOKY QUARTZ
Tongbei, Fujian Province, China
SPHALERITE on QUARTZ with CALCITE
MPP-LI SPHALERITE on drusy QUARTZ with CALCITE
Shni Kou Shan Mine, Hen Yang City, Hunan Province, China
2.75L x 2.5W x 1.25H inches (small cabinet). Gemmy amber-color sphalerite with gemmy calcite on drusy quartz. Sawed base.
STURMANITE on HAUSMANNITE
MPP:LK STURMANITE on HAUSMANNITE
N’Chwaning Mine, Kuruman, Northern Cap Province, South Africa
TENNANTITE on MILKY QUARTZ
MRE|GKK TENNANTITE on QUARTZ
El Cobre Mine, Concepcion del Oro, Zacatecas, Chihuahua, Mexico
Ex Rob Eames collection
3.5L x 2.25H x .5W inches (cabinet). Large lustrous tennantite crystals on snow-white quartz. Now difficult to find specimens from classic locality.
MSC=PK TOPAZ (approx. 90 carats)
Topaz Mountain Gem Mine, Tarryall Mountains, Pilot Peak, Park County, Colorado
Collected by Dorris family during filming of PROSPECTORS