Welcome to
American Rockhound Magazine and Books!

Based in Asheville, North Carolina, American Rockhound is focused on promoting the hobby of rock, gem, mineral and fossil collecting. Sponsored by MAGMA, (Mountain Area Gem and Mineral Association) and Jacquot & Son Mining, we have a wealth of information and content supplied by our readers and rockhounds from all over the United States. We hope you will enjoy this excellent source for information to enhance and promote our hobby.

Site Updated: October, 2022

Hello friends, our new book series is in the works and we are excited to work on the first volume as it develops.

Now available for viewing are the first six issues of American Rockhound magazine. If you like what you see here, you will love the book series!

Thank you for your continued support of American Rockhound. We look forward to our future issues and producing top quality publications that will be a valued asset to your rockhounding library.

Richard Jacquot
Owner, American Rockhound and American Rockhound Magazine
If you have any questions, feel free to contact me at: 828-779-4501 or email at: RickJacquot@gmail.com

Volume 2, Issue 6
Apr/May/June, 2015

North Carolina Amethyst:
Reel Mine, Hiddenite, Blue Valley,
Rob Whaley, Richard Jacquot

Tucson Show Report,
Jim Landon

History of the Metals,
John Lichtenberger

The Weston Meteorite,
John Sinclair

American Rockhound: Ken Kyte

Rockhound Art: Giant Bismuth

And Much, Much More!