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Black Hills Geology Guidebook

Dakota Matrix Minerals is proud to offer:
The first complete Guidebook to the Geology of the Black Hills, South Dakota
compiled & spearheaded by geological professor Dr. John L. Lufkin.


$35 plus shipping
ORDER today at dakotamatrix@gmail.com

Published by Golden Publishers of Golden, Colorado




John L. Lufkin, Ph.D.
Economic Geologist & Ore specialist

Jack A. Redden, Ph.D.
Precambrian Geology expert

Alvis Lisenbee, Ph.D.
Structural Geology expert

Thomas A. Loomis



Discover the secrets of the Black Hills geology and its world famous mineral deposits in this 74 page guidebook with full color illustrations, geologic diagrams, mine and mineral photographs.

Take a self-guided tour with 38 geologic stops along the most scenic highways in the Black Hills.

A Self-Guided Tour of Seven Pegmatites.

An in-depth look at the 1.7 billion year old Harney Peak Granite at the core of the Black Hills and associated Pegmatites.

Highlights of individual pegmatites including the world famous Tip Top and Etta pegmatites.

  Map & Guidebook shows exact field trip localities.






Twenty Black Hills mineral photographs.

Complex Homestake geology explained!

Discussions on Proterozoic vein deposits, Cambrian placer gold, and Tertiary Epithermal deposits.

A thorough discussion of the 1.86 – 2.5 billion year old Precambrian rocks.

Sections on the Badlands National Park, the northern Hills Tertiary intrusive province and Devils Tower of Wyoming.

Special sections on The Mammoth Site in Hot Springs, Mount Rushmore, the “Needles”, Crazy Horse, and Jewel Cave!!!

 Photographs of Black Hills minerals  


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