All that glitters

Ken Zufelt of the Durango Diggers, a nonprofit prospecting club, demonstrates panning Friday at the Four Corners Gem and Mineral Show. The exhibition continues today from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday at the La Plata County Fairgrounds. Enlarge photo

SHAUN STANLEY/Durango Herald

Ken Zufelt of the Durango Diggers, a nonprofit prospecting club, demonstrates panning Friday at the Four Corners Gem and Mineral Show. The exhibition continues today from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday at the La Plata County Fairgrounds.

Sellers and shoppers on Friday fill the exhibition hall of the La Plata County Fairgrounds during the opening day of the Four Corners Gem and Mineral Show, which runs through Sunday. Enlarge photo

SHAUN STANLEY/Durango Herald

Sellers and shoppers on Friday fill the exhibition hall of the La Plata County Fairgrounds during the opening day of the Four Corners Gem and Mineral Show, which runs through Sunday.

Treasure abounds inside the exhibition hall of the La Plata County Fairgrounds Friday during the opening day of the Four Corners Gem and Mineral Show, which runs through Sunday. Enlarge photo

SHAUN STANLEY/Durango Herald

Treasure abounds inside the exhibition hall of the La Plata County Fairgrounds Friday during the opening day of the Four Corners Gem and Mineral Show, which runs through Sunday.