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About BlairRock

My journey into the incredible world of rocks all began 2006 when a neighbor moved and left this ugly rock behind in their back yard. The new arrivals quickly took care of this eyesore by pitching it over the fence into the field. As I drove past it every day for the next week, I slowed down to look at the castaway. My curiosity finally got the best of me and I picked it up and put it in the back of my pickup. When I got home that night, I went to pick it up from the bed of my truck and it broke in half. I guess the trip over the fence and the rolling around in my truck bed, did it in. I stood there looking in amazement at the beautiful crystals of the geode, a Rockhound was born. Fast forward to 2020 and I say with whole heart spilled, that this has been an eye opener of a journey so far with so much saturation of the word rare and it's synonyms. I have reached the conclusion that rare means nothing without a reason or story. So sadly many hounds have left their treasures to "ignorant to the subject of rocks" loved ones and the rocks just sink into the ground over a decade or so and are lost to any kind of admiration  they had found themselves in in that flash of their existence. After all, they are only rocks and who cares. So I do find my site stuck in the middle of a landslide of untold facts and stories from info on 60 + year old tape/labels. Many of the mix ups from part legible labels make me sad. For example, I so badly want to keep the story of Belvadee Jasper alive for as long as I can. It is named after the wives of the two fellows who discovered this colorful jasper, Belva and Dee. Everyone wants to drop the second "e" on the end thinking it must be Bevade Jasper. It goes from a 3 syllable name to a two syllable name with a "long A" to boot> I just want the story told for every dreamer and prospector that worked hard for it..  ><  $10 shipping charge on each order for a medium USPS flat rate box. If the order fits into a small box you will receive $5 back through Paypal. Either way we are paying a part of your shipping><

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