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Rock shops sell rocks of all kinds that hobbyists enjoy collecting for their rarity or aesthetics. Rocks are hard, natural forms consisting of minerals. They can include anything from crystal and amethyst to garnet and topaz. They come in all colors of the rainbow, from rose to yellow, and each gem stone has its own unique quality. Perhaps you’re in the market for some gem stones for your jewelry business. Or may you just enjoy collecting stones like quartz along with volcanic rock. Either way, you can find these and more items at rock shops, which get their products from quarry mines. Jewelry stores may also sell select gemstones, such as crystals and rubies, as part of their collection. It’s helpful to have an idea of the most popular definitions in this business. This way, you can be properly informed when consulting with local rock shops. Set up an appointment with a private collector to view his or her collection, head to a retail rock shop, or go online to bid on your favorite stones.

  • Fossil – The remains of a prehistoric or extinct creature, the impressions of which have set in rock.
  • Geode – A hollow rock featuring crystals inside.
  • Calcite – A mineral, usually white or colorless, comprised of calcium carbonate. Limestone, marble, and chalk typically contain lots of calcite.
  • Quarry – An open pit where stone is cultivated via digging or blasting.
  • Lapidary – One who deals in precious or semiprecious stones.
  • Crystal – A transparent mineral, such as quartz.
  • Tourmaline – A gemstone that is typically green, clear, or blue.
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    Rockpick Legend Co
    1017 S Main St, Salt Lake City, UT 84111
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    (801) 355-7952
    User Review: "We found some stones in a shed at the house we bought and took them into this shop to see what they would offer us. There..."
    12896 S Pony Express Rd Ste 200, Draper, UT 84020
    Rock and mineral store offering a wide selection of stones, jewelry, divination tools, books and fossil. Our pieces include various crystals, quartz, and amethyst.
    (801) 619-0524
    Brysons Rock Shop
    326 Washington Blvd, Ogden, UT 84404
    (801) 399-2838
    Larry's Jewelry & Rock Shop
    693 E 100 S, Spanish Fork, UT 84660
    (801) 798-2758
    Fulbright Studios
    216 E Main St, Vernal, UT 84078
    (435) 789-2451
    Moab Rock Shop
    600 N Main St, Moab, UT 84532
    (435) 259-7312
    Simple Elegance Rock Shop
    85 Mountain Way Dr, Orem, UT 84058
    (801) 225-4324
    West Desert Collectors
    278 W Main St, Delta, UT 84624
    (435) 864-2175
    Jim's Gem's & Jewelry
    362 E 1090 N, Orem, UT 84057
    (801) 225-2360
    Healing Mountain Massage School
    363 S 500 E Ste 210, Salt Lake City, UT 84102
    (801) 355-6300
    Trace Minerals Research
    1996 W 3300 S, Ogden, UT 84401
    (801) 731-6051
    Redmond Minerals Inc
    475 W 910 S, Heber City, UT 84032
    (435) 657-3600
    Artistic Jewelry & Lapidary
    1110 Lloyd Rd, Kaysville, UT 84037
    (801) 451-2509
    Azomite Mineral Products
    27 S Main St, Nephi, UT 84648
    (435) 623-2944
    Nutrisol LLC
    1069 Stewart St, Ogden, UT 84404
    (801) 392-0031

    Rock shops sell rocks, stones, and gemstones. In general, they sell rough, uncut stones for collections. They also sell minerals that are attractive, but often of no great value. Gemstone dealers may sell direct to the general public and also to jewelers. Many also sell lapidary equipment. Some may specialize in selling beads made of gems. Quartz is a crystal that is commonly sold, both in its raw form and cut and shaped. Quartz artwork is sold by rock shops and also by jewelers. Other crystals commonly sold include rose quartz and amethyst. Rocks may come from a quarry or from other sources, such as beaches and collectors. Collectors may also obtain small stones from a tapped out quarry or sites nearby. Rock shops may purchase stones from collectors or otherwise work with them. Gem collections tend to include a variety of stones. Rock shops may sell everything from tourmaline to agate. They may also sell geodes and fossils. The value of stones and minerals vary by their type, shape and color. Dealers determine price according to rarity. Most stones sold by rock shops are considered semi precious, including garnet and topaz. Some are very common, such as calcite or citrine, and very affordable. Many crystals are laid down in sediment rocks. Others are volcanic in origin, including such interesting stones as obsidian. Although most stones are sold rough, some may be polished and all are generally cleaned before sale. They are also sorted by size and shape. Some rock shops are involved in New Age philosophy and may attach significance or healing abilities to certain stones.
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