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Welcome!

This is the Web Site of Debbie and David some Virginia Rockhounder's near Wintergreen Nature Foundation in Nelson county, Virginia. We enjoy all the treasures of this earth and especially love to work with the mineral related treasures. This site is our way to share with others some of our collected treasures and to provide some information for others on rockhounding activities.

VaRockhound Rock Shop
VaRockhound Web Site
Revised: May, 2014
©1997-2014
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Welcome

  Due to server issues I've moved this site to my VaRockShop.com server so links will not be shown as VaRockhound.com.

visit the VA Rockhound Rock Shop brick & mortar location

VaRockShop Studio

rock, gem, mineral & jewelry display and sales at
The Rockfish Valley Community Center
- studio #13
190 Rockfish School Lane (Rt. 635 West off St. Rt. 151)
Nellysford – Afton, Virginia
Hours listed below

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I have my display set up for viewing and purchasing. Items from Virginia and worldwide, mostly acquired from personal collecting or from older collections purchased from other rockhounders. Hand cut and polished stones and handmade jewelry.

VaRockShop Studio Display Area

VaRockShop Studio Display Area

VaRockShop Studio
                    Display Area - View 2

VaRockShop Studio Display Area – View 2

 


More Announcements

 Updated websites for Virgina Gem and Mineral clubs:
Gem and Mineral Society of Lynchburg
Gem and Mineral Society of the Virginia Peninsula
Northern Virginia Mineral Club
Shenandoah Valley Gem and Mineral Society


2014 International Year of Crystallography

In July 2012, following a proposal from Morocco, the General Assembly of the United Nations adopted the resolution that 2014 should be the International Year of Crystallography, 100 years since the award of the Nobel Prize for the discovery of X-ray diffraction by crystals.

About IYCR

 


Division of Geology and Mineral Resources:

Geology & Mineral Resources

Virginia DGMR (VAGEOL) on Twitter

Customer Self-Service Workstations are now available in the Charlottesville office, offering customers easy access to the DMME Web Store to purchase and obtain publications and maps.
DGMR Data
Text-based search or Division of Geology and Mineral Resource’s publications and datasets.
DMME Interactive Map
Search DMME databases for mines, minerals and energy information.

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Pick & Gavel Awards to Sen. Feinstein, Rep. Moran

Virginia State Geologist David Spear presents the award to Tim Aiken, Legislative Director for Rep. Moran.

Virginia State Geologist David Spear presents the award to Tim Aiken, Legislative Director for Rep. Moran.

The 2012 AASG Pick & Gavel Awards were presented to Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California, and Rep. Jim Moran at a formal dinner at the Cosmos Club in Washington DC last week in front of a large audience of geoscientists and policy makers. [Right, Virginia State Geologist David Spear presents the award to Tim Aiken, Legislative Director for Rep. Moran. Photo credit, Ben Zweig]

 


Past Issue’s of Geosciences Magazine at Virginia Tech

For a video concerning the geology of Rockfish Gap, check out:
http://web.wm.edu/geology/virginia/google_earth/video/rfgap.mo


Back issues of Virginia Division of Mineral Resources Virginia Minerals publication are now online in .pdf format.  “Virginia Minerals” are a publication containing lots of articles on rockhounding in Virginia,  mineral resources and industries, geologic studies, road log descriptions of geologic features, mineral and fossil characteristics, topographic mapping and DMR activities


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Past Issue’s of Geosciences Magazine at Virginia Tech



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