April 2002

April 2002 Vol.32 Num.4
Table of Contents (pdf)

Features

Postcard from Freiburg

This historic mining town is proud of its heritage

by Murray Eiland

An Inside Look at Gold Collecting

Keith and Mauna Proctor share their secrets

by Steve Voynick

Pike's Peak Amazonite

Stunning blue-green gemstones from Colorado

by Bob Jones

The Paint Rock Pictographs

Minerals provide the palette for this rock art

by Gail Butler

Cost-Saving Studio Tips

Part I: Outfit your studio without breaking the bank

by Diane Prokop

The Minerals of Mont Saint-Hilaire

More than 300 minerals can be found in this "classic locality"

by Lori Lamb

California's Optical Calcite

It was in high demand during World War II

by Robert Beard

Colorado Oil Shale

This rock really burns!

by Steve Voynick

Meteorites: Visitors from Space

They came a long way, baby!

by Bob Jones

Visiting Meteor Crater

It makes a deep impression on the Arizona landscape

by Sheri Weinberger

Projects

Make a Channel Work Bola

Part I: Channel work combines silversmithing and lapidary skills

by Edwin Elam

 

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