Category Archives: San Diego gems and mining

The Eureka Zone

If ever there was a time to drive up to Chief Mountain in the Pala District, shell out $60, and spend a couple of hours washing rocks under the blazing sun, this is it. The mountain, which lies just down … Continue reading

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Sparkly Stuff

I’d been looking forward to the San Diego Natural History Museum’s new exhibition, “All That Glitters,” because I know that San Diego is a special place when it comes to jewels. I’ve read authorities who say more gems (and more … Continue reading

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