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Visitors, rockhounds mingle at Gem & Mineral Show after two-year absence

Not all who wander are lost. 

Some are just looking for rocks. 

More than 3,000 wanderers did just that at the 72nd Sweet Home Gem & Mineral Show, held Saturday and Sunday, March 26-27, inside the Activities Gymnasium at Sweet Home High School.

The event was put on by the Sweet Home Rock and Mineral Society, which has been inviting rockhounds to show off their finds since 1948.

This year's event, the first after two years of being shut down by COVID-19, was a special one. 

"I've had a lot of people come up and say they missed the show, thanks for having it, and that it's just a very...