July 2004

July 2004   Vol.34 Num.7
Table of Contents (pdf)


The Frugal Collector: Smithsonite

The most important secondary zinc mineral

by Bob Jones

Gold's Remarkable Crystals

Its forms go beyond flakes and nuggets

by Bob Jones

The New Glitter of Gold

How much higher will gold prices rise?

by Steve Voynick

Panning Sites along U.S. Highway 97

Chelan, Douglas, Kittitas, and Yakima counties, Washington

by David and Clois Walker

Amazing Elko

A bona fide mining boomtown

by Steve Voynick

Rock & Gem Kids

Spotlight on pyrite

by Steve Decker

The Mount Jura Rock Room

A small town boasts a fine gem and mineral collection

by Gail Butler

Fortymile River Gold

Recreational panning on a Wild and Scenic River

by Roger McPherson

Thermopolis, Wyoming

Dinosaurs, petroglyphs, and hot springs

by Squy and Bea Wallace

Field Trips

Redrock Ricolite

This "rich stone" is unique to New Mexico

by Robert Beard


Make a Bangle Bracelet

Stylish jewelry mixes silver and gold

by Diane Prokop


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