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Texas Spring Canyon Petrified wood
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Wells, NV US
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Location Type: Private Property
Details: This land is private so it may not be open for casual collecting. Here is the information that is found from the BLM website: "Texas Spring Canyon Petrified wood. 25 miles north of Wells, Nevada on Highway 93. Turn east at Wilkins. Petrified wood is found in multicolored hills on north side of Texas Springs Canyon about 25 miles northeast of Wilkins. Private land at Texas Springs."

Go to that website for rules and regulations.
Directions: Here are the directions from the BLM website: "25 miles north of Wells, Nevada on Highway 93. Turn east at Wilkins. Petrified wood is found in multicolored hills on north side of Texas Springs Canyon about 25 miles northeast of Wilkins. Private land at Texas Springs." I tried to find this in Google Earth. Here is Google Earth's directions from Wells, NV to Texas Spring Canyon, NV: Turn left at State Hwy 13/93 N. Head southeast on 6th St toward Clover Ave. Continue straight onto Co Route 765/Wilkins-Montello Rd. Turn right toward Co Route 765/Wilkins-Montello Rd. Turn left to stay on Co Route 765/Wilkins-Montello Rd. Destination will be on the left. The GPS locations below are for Texas Spring Canyon, they should be pretty accurate.
GPS Coordinates (lat,long): ( 4138'38.00"N, 11425'12.39"W)
or (41.643888, -114.420108)
Google Map: (The GPS marker is intended to be approximate or best guess.)
Follow this Link to Get Google's Directions
Reference Info: http://www.blm.gov/nv/st/en/fo/elko_field_office/blm_programs/recreation/rockhounding.html
Mindat Link: http://www.mindat.org/loc-64902.html
Tags: Texas Springs Canyon, petrified wood, Wells, wilkins, petrified, Texas Springs, canyon, highway 93, 93, Nevada, Elko District, Elko County, BLM, Bureau of Land Management


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