First Pow Wow Gem and Mineral Show Held in 1967

on November 21, 2004

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.

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