Build your collection... of minerals and memORies.
Frequently Asked Questions
What can we find at the Red Cloud Mine?
World-famous Wulfenite crystals and specimens.
You may also find Barite, Calcite (fluorescent), Cerrusite, Fluorite (fluorescent), Galena (silver-bearing), Mimetite, Quartz, Willemite (fluorescent), and many others.How and when do we pay for our trip?Bring CASH ONLY and pay Roger when you arrive (but don't wake him if you arrive late... just wait until morning). There is NO PREPAYMENT option available.Where can I get more information on the Red Cloud Mine?
https://www.mindat.org/loc-3348.htmlCan I drive my own vehicle to the Mine?
YES. This season, 4WD vehicles are required. An AWD vehicle with HIGH CLEARANCE may also be a suitable option at your own risk. On my maps app and/or GPS, it looks like I could drive to the Mine from the north, near Cibola, or from the south, near Martinez Lake. Will either option work?
NO! DO NOT ENTER FROM THE NORTH, NEAR CIBOLA. Enter ONLY from the south, from Martinez Lake.How much does it cost?
The daily fee for the Red Cloud Mine is $35/person (tailings and dumps only).
The daily fee for digging on the ledge/vein at Red Cloud Mine is $150/person (very limited space)
The daily fee for the South Geronimo Mine is $60/person.
The daily fee for the North Geronimo Mine is $200/person.
Fluorescent mineral collecting (at night) is $50/five-gallon bucket.