I love gemstones. I've attended many gem shows, in many cities. I love the one in Delta Colorado. I was happy to find out Colorado's gemstone is aquamarine. Which happens to be my favorite.

My wedding ring was set in yellow gold back many years ago. I upgraded last year in 2022 to white gold and I had an aquamarine put in the center instead of a diamond. I absolutely love it. I found out aquamarine is mined in high altitudes of Mt. Antero Colorado. There are actually many more gemstones found in Colorado. The gorgeous landscape is a great place to dif for gemstones.

Where are some places that you can dig for gemstones?

Wolfcreek Pass, Pikes Peak, Mt. Antero Chafee County, Golden Gate Canyon, The Old HundredGgold Mine, and Delvil's Head, just to name a few.

What other gemstones can be found in Colorado?

Agate, Garnet, Jasper, Lapis, Opal, Peridot, and Rose quartz, are the ones I know of, but there may be others as you dig for stones, and even fossils can be found.  I definitely want to go do this. This may be a fun field trip for a group.

What is Colorado's Gemstone?

Colorado's gemstone

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