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rock hounding

noun
1.
the activity of searching for and collecting rocks, fossils, or minerals.
Also, rockhounding.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50, Americanism; rock hound + -ing1
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  • Includes a mineral locator index for easier rock hounding.
  • There are numerous opportunities for hiking, rock hounding, and wildlife watching.

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