Rockhounding in Butte Area

252
https://www.ultimatemontana.com/media/com_jbusinessdirectory/pictures/companies/235/cropped-1550180153.png
Rockhounding in Butte Area

Butte ,Butte Area

Map Location

Map Directions
Categories:
Things to DoRockhounding
Keywords:
General info

There are numerous opportunities for rockhounding in the Butte area. Radar Creek area near Toll Mountain southeast of Butte on Hwy. 2. Look here for smokey quartz crystals. At the Toll Mountain Campground look for limonite cubes. At the Boulder Batholith just east of Butte, look for quartz crystals.

Crystal Butte is about 8 miles west of Twin Bridges. This is a good place to find white quartz crystals.

Virginia City area. The gold rush may be over but you can still find placer deposits of gold in the tailings between Virginia City and Alder.

Sheridan area. Near Indian Creek west of town, you can find white and honey-colored, banded masses of calcite.

Ruby Dam south of Alder is a good place to find calcite, garnets, and opalite.

BUSINESS REVIEWS

User Rating

0 average based on 0 Reviews


5 Star
0
4 Star
0
3 Star
0
2 Star
0
1 Star
0

There are no reviews at the moment