Category Archives: rock collection

Malachite rock. It ROCKS!

Malachite is the 3rd rock in my collection.  It is pronounced “mel- a- kite”.  This rock has green color from very dark to very light and black streaks.  This is the first rock I’ve listed that was down low on … Continue reading

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Citrine, our orange-yellow gem

These are citrine rocks or gems.  We found ours at the Hiddenite Gem Mine in Hiddenite, NC.  When we visited the rock museum in Goldston, called “The Ernest Shirley Fossil Museum”, Mr. David did not have any citrine in his … Continue reading

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Learning about rocks – Amethyst

The Ernest Shirley Fossil Museum David Denson- Curator West Goldbar Ave, Goldston, NC 2725 919-356-0102 Today, I visited Mr. David’s Fossil Museum.  I took my seven bags of rocks that I found at Hiddenite and he and I sat in … Continue reading

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