How do you clean rocks from the southwest desert?


I clean my rocks by putting them in a bucket of water with some mild soap and letting them soak a while to loosen the dirt. Sometimes I use a toothbrush to clean out indentations and cracks. Then, I rinse them with clear water.

Updated on April 11, 2018

Original Article:

Rockhounding: Secrets of a Rock Collector
By Stephanie Henkel