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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

Open by appointment

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 - View 2
VaRockShop Studio Display Area – View 2

 

Announcements


Shenandoah Valley Gem and Mineral Society

New meeting location: as of 2019

Waynesboro Public Library, 600 S. Wayne Ave, Waynesboro, VA – Meeting will be downstairs in Room B

52nd Annual Gem & Mineral Show

Fri – Sun 9/20-22/2019

Annual SVGMS Show @ The Augusta Expo - 277 Expo Rd, Fishersville, VA
Annual SVGMS Show @ The Augusta Expo – 277 Expo Rd, Fishersville, VA

Gem and Mineral Society of Lynchburg
The Gem and Mineral Society of theVirginia Peninsula
Northern Virginia Mineral Club
Shenandoah Valley Gem and Mineral Society


2014 International Year of Crystallography
2014 International Year of Crystallography

 

IYCR Latest news
IYCR Latest news

Winners of the IUCr Crystal growing competition announced

 


Division of Geology and Mineral Resources:

Geology & Mineral Resources

Virginia DGMR (VAGEOL) The Division of Geology and Mineral Resources (DGMR) serves as Virginia’s geological survey. on Twitter

 

Virginia State Geologist David Spear presents the award to Tim Aiken, Legislative Director for Rep. Moran. 2012
Virginia State Geologist David Spear presents the award to Tim Aiken, Legislative Director for Rep. Moran. 2012

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 



The Geology of Virginia A Resource for Information on the Commonwealth’s Geology
  Virginia’s Geologic History


check out:
https://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