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Rockhounding

San Luis Obispo County

Atascadero ~ Petrified Whale Bone, Agate, Jasper, Marine Fossils (pectins, sanddollars, etc.)

Avila Beach ~ "Deedeeite", arrowheads (in Avila Creek)

Big Sandy Wildlife Area (San Miguel) ~ Jasper, Marine Fossils, Coal

Big Sur Coast (Ragged Point-Lucia Pt.) ~Jade, Gold, Garnet, Rhodenite, Jasper, Serpentine

Cambria (Moonstone Beach/San Simeon Inlet) ~ Agate, Jasper, Chert, Amethyst, smallish Quartz Geodes, Cinnabar, arrowheads

Cayucos ~ Agate, Jasper, Mushroom Rhyolite (Biconoid Fragments)

Cuesta Ridge ~ Quartz Crystals, Calcite Rhombohedrons, Chromite, exceptional slickenslide specimens

Highway 41 West Gorge ~ Jade, Chromite

Highway 46 Summit West ~ Biconoids, Mushroom Rhyolite

Montana de Oro (Hazard Canyon/Spooner's Cove) ~ Petrified Whale Bone, Agate, arrowheads

Nipomo Mesa ~ Nipomo Agate (Three varieties: Bean Field Agate, Sagenitic Agate, Marcasitic Agate), Marine Fossils, Ice Age Fossils

Rinconada Mine (between Santa Margarita & Pozo) ~ Cinnabar, Quartz Crystals

See Canyon (Irish Hills) ~ Brecciated Jasper

Shell Creek (Hwy. 58 area) Marine Fossils (pectins, oysters, sanddollars, barnacles, snails, etc.), arrowheads

Soda Lake (Carrizo Plain Nat'l. Mon.) ~ Hanksite, Thenardite

Templeton ~ Biconoids, Petrified Whale Bone, Shark Teeth, arrowheads

 

Okay gang, I need your collecting locales that you're willing to share with us on our website. The above sites are the ones I'm aware of that I'm willing to share.

If you are willing to share something not listed above, or know of additional material found at the listed sites that I didn't mention, please email me HERE.

 

---Last updated October 9, 2014

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