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“SouthwestRockhounding.com contains rocks and minerals. Perfect for preparing for life’s adventures. This site is like getting a high five from your imaginary friend. ENJOY!”

My name is Thomas Farley and I am a professional writer and editor and a contributor at large for Rock & Gem Magazine. My personal website is here: https://thomasfarleyblog.com/contact/


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