April 2003

April 2003   Vol.33 Num.4
Table of Contents (pdf)

Features

Ivory: The Forbidden Gem

Beautiful lapidary works made from an old favorite

by Bob Jones

The Real Jurassic Park

Canon City, Colorado, yields landmark fossils

by Steve Voynick

Fossils of India

There's a lot to be learned from these ancient creatures

by Brinda Gill

Get into Lapidary

These Eastern and Midwestern U.S. clubs offer instruction

Gemology: Learning the Craft

Part IV in a series on becoming a gemologist

by Douglas S. LeGrand, G.G.

Catch-and-Release Collecting

This rockhound lets the big ones get away

by Mary E. Garatti

Panning Sites along U.S. Highway 89

Cascade, Meagher, Park (MT), Park, Teton, and Lincoln (WY) counties

by David and Clois Walker

Mineral Hardness According to Mr. Mohs

The first of two articles on the Mohs Scale

by Bob Jones

Rocking in Madrid

Fossils know no language barrier

by Murray Eiland

Visiting the Yowah Opal Festival

Go outback to celebrate opal

by Joan Millton

Field Trips

Destination: Snow Lake!

A Manitoba club gets a rare treat

by Kenneth H. Rohn

 

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