Graves Mountain has been a mecca for rockhounds for years. It is probably the most famous collecting site in Georgia. World's premier location for large, multiple twinned rutile crystals; rutile, lazulite, pyrophyllite, kyanite, hematite, pyrite, ilmenite, muscovite, fuchsite, barite, sulfur, blue quartz, quartz crystals, and microcrystals such as woodhouseite, variscite, strengite, phosphosiderite, cacoxenite, crandallite.
The site is open to collecting by appointment only. In order to gain access, you will need to contact the caretaker, Junior Norman at 706-359-3862 (his business) or 706-401-3173 (cell). Call and he can reserve the mountain exclusively for your group. No child under the age of 12 years old is to be allowed on the mountain because of all the dangers involved. All pets must be kept under control and on a leash.
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