Even diamonds can be found in southeastern Wyoming which has geological structures just like those in South Africa!

WYOMING/SOUTH DAKOTA GEM SITES

The information given below is based on that which can be found in our new gold/gem folios. If you would like some of these gold/gem maps for your own, CLICK HERE.


THESE ARE JUST A FEW OF THE MANY SITES LISTED ON THE MAPS.

WYOMING:

The following key is used: Diamond = D; Jade = J; Beryl = B; Chalcedony = H; Quartz = Q; Agate = A; Ruby and Sapphire = R; Aquamarine = M; Garnet = G; Rosy Quartz = RQ; Tourmaline = T

ALBANY: 6 miles S from Hermosa - diamond bearing Kimberlite - D
.....2 miles SW from Foxpark - B
.....10 miles E from Boslar along Hwy 34 - Jasper
CARBON: 6 miles NNE from Ryan Park - D
.....Jade at 3.5 miles ESE from Leo, 2.5 miles SW from Leo and 8 miles E from Ferris
CONVERSE: At Moss Agate Hill 30 miles SW from Douglas, and at Specimen Hill in the Laramie Mtns further S - A
FREMONT: 5 miles W from Sweetwater Station - R (Sapphire), J
.....5 miles S from Sweetwater Station - J
.....More Jade at these distances from Jeffrey City: 7-10 miles SW, 7 miles WSW, 3 miles NW, 7 miles W, 8.5 miles NW, 9.5 miles NNW, 7 miles N
.....At 3 miles N from Jeffrey City - R
.....At 6 miles S from Guffy Park - B
.....NE from Circle Ranch at Dubois - J
.....15 miles NW from Lysite - M
.....Agate in streams and around Ethete: 4 miles W, 5 miles NW, 8 miles NNW
CONVERSE: along Rabbit Creek 13 miles SE from Boxelder - J
LARAMIE: W from Cheyenne - in gravels - H
.....At Cheyenne Pass - Q
NATRONA: near Day Creek 6-7 miles NNE from Savage Peak - J
.....In a creek bed 6 miles W from above - J
.....16-17 miles WNW from Alconba - J
PLATTE: 7.5 miles from Dwyer - J
.....Along North Platte River near Glendo - H
.....On W side of Lake Guernsey near Guernsey - A, Jasper
.....Along road to Hartville (from Guernsey) - A
SWEETWATER: at Cathedral Bluffs about 4 miles SW from Tipton at Delaney's Rim - A
SUBLETTE: along Blucher Creek 15-17 miles WNW from South Pass City - J
TETON: 7 miles SE from Pyramid Peak or 15 miles ESE from Jackson - J
WASHAKIE: W from Worland - H

SOUTH DAKOTA:

CUSTER: beside Hwy 89 between Minnekahta and Pringle - A
.....At Custer State Park NE from Pringle - A
.....At 3 miles W from Fourmile - G, T
.....In hills behind state farm E from Custer - A
.....At White Elephant mine S from Custer - RG
.....At Tepee Canyon 14 miles W from Custer on Hwy 16 - A
.....At McDermand ranch and in creek area beyond picnic grounds - Fairburn Agate
FALL RIVER: along state line S from Ardmore - A, Jasper
.....E from Oelrichs to Lone Butte - A
JACKSON: W from Interior along Hwy 40 - A
JONES: in White River 12 miles S from Murdo - H
PENNINGTON: at Robert Ingersoll mine near Scenic - G
.....Along Hwy 16 mere Keystone - G
.....Between highways 16 and 87 at Mount Rushmore - RQ
.....E from Rapid City to Box Elder creek - Q
.....At Hart Table 2 miles W from Scenic - A
.....In hills 1 mile W from Scenic - A, Jasper
.....In banks of White River near Scenic - A
.....3 miles S from Scenic - A, RQ


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