1970's+ Sturdy 25.5 grams. Great addition to your collection?? The Cuesta Fire Agate Mine has been in operation since 1928. It is located on old route 66 just 4 miles east of the historical gold mining town of Oatman, Arizona.
It is by far more rare than diamonds, emeralds or rubies. Gem quality which has been found only in the past sixty years in parts of California, Arizona and Mexico, making it the rarest, most colorful gem in the world.
Where is fire agate found? The fire agate is a semi-precious natural gemstone which has only been discovered in certain areas of central, northern Mexico (New Mexico, Arizona and California) The following is a list of some different minerals Sites. Some of these sites are open for public rockhounding and other are private mining claims or are situated on a restricted public country where any form of mineral collection is forbidden.
Black Hills, Arizona - BLM Public Rockhounding Site. Oatman, Arizona - Cuesta Fire Agate Mine. Opal Hill, California - Opal Hill Fire Agate Mine.
Round Mountain, Arizona - BLM Public Rockhounding Site. Saddle Mountain, Arizona - Outdoor Recreation and Fire Agate Rockhounding Site. Deer Creek, Arizona, Fire Agate Location.
Slaughter Mountain, Arizona - San Carlos Apache Fire Agate Mine.