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Rockhound Gulch (Denny Creek), Denny Mountain, King Co., Washington, USA
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Latitude: 47°25'2"N
Longitude: 121°26'26"W
 
 
NOTE: This locality is now closed to collecting. Here are Bob Jackson's description of Rockhound Gulch:
""To reach Rockhound Gulch, take the Melakwa Lakes trail no. 1014. You will start on the west side of Denny Creek, cross to the east side via a large hewn log bridge, cross back to the west side where the trail descends a bank to a rock crossing. After this second crossing, the trail switchbacks up a hill, then comes back close to the creek canyon. At this point you will have a wide view of the cliffs of Low Mountain (5000') on your left. Just after you see this view, the trail turns left, and a poor trial goes off the right side down into Denny Creek canyon, across a flat rock outcrop above a waterfall, to a rocky-bottomed canyon up the side of Denny Mountain. This is Rockhound Gulch."
Bob Jackson (1974) Rockhound's Guide to Washington

References
*Cannon, B. (1975): Minerals of Washington, p.82,85

Mineral List

Amphibole Supergroup
var: Byssolite

Calcite
'Chlorite Group'
Diopside
Epidote
Goethite
Grossular
Hematite
'K Feldspar
var: Adularia'

Lepidocrocite
Malachite
Quartz
Quartz
var: Amethyst

Scheelite


14 entries listed. 9 valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.

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