Gemstones, Minerals & Rocks of Wyoming: A guide for Prospectors and Rock Hounds. Wyoming was once known as the Jade State, but from 1977 to 2007, one geologist (Professor Hausel, also known as the GemHunter) changed this designation by finding more than a hundred gemstone, gold, diamond and mineral occurrences in the Cowboy State such that the state is now better known as the Gemstone state.
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Goat Rocks is an extinct stratovolcano in the Cascade Range, located between Mount Rainier and Mount Adams in southern Washington, in the United States.Part of the Cascade Volcanoes, it was formed by the subduction of the Juan de Fuca Plate under the western edge of the North American Plate.
34 Chinese gold miners were slaughtered by a gang of outlaws at Deep Creek on the Snake River, at the border between Idaho and Oregon. Some of the horror was captured in a letter to the U.S. Secretary of State in February 1888, by the Chinese Minister, Chang Yen Hoon (Pinyin: Chang Yinheng) .