During late fall and winter, some 1.5 million people visit Quartzsite (pop. 3,354) to buy, sell and swap rocks. The town, which experienced a mining boom in 1897, held its first Pow Wow Gem & Mineral Show in 1967; today, nine major rock shows attract more than 2,000 vendors.
First Pow Wow Gem and Mineral Show Held in 1967
TriviaBy American Profile on November 21, 2004
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