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rjgoss
 #1 
I am new to rockhounding and since its winter and temps are only 20-30's (if we are lucky) i go to the river and dig 2 buckets of stones and dirt and take them home and sort them out. The garbage is replaced back to the river and the more interesting ones are kept. i have found some interesting stones i think are raw agates or jasper that i need help in identifying. One i was told it was pidgeon blood agate (since im in utah) but looks nothing like the samples ive seen the other two are yellow solid and a yellowish orange i figure as jasper and ive found solid white rock that looks like either a soid white quartz or white jasper any suggestions? 
Gemhunter
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Hi rjgoss We'ed have to see pictures of the rocks to be able to ID them correctly. You live in a good area for Agates and Jasper.

KOR Carl in WI
Fossilman
 #3 
I do the same thing here in Oregon too,but its beach sand.....I just pick through it and get out the micro minerals.....Take the sand back....
Sounds like your hooked....
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