August 2005

August 2005   Vol.35 Num.8
Table of Contents (pdf)

Features

Focusing on Minerals

Jeff Scovil shares his photography secrets

by Steve Voynick

University Gold

Harvard specimens highlight the East Coast Show

by Bob Jones

Brazil's Amazing Agates

They're beautiful and abundant

by Brad L. Cross

Roadside Panning Sites in California

Part V: Nevada, Placer and Plumas county sites

by David and Clois Walker

The Frugal Collector: The Tourmaline Group

Part I: Non-gem varieties fit the budget

by Bob Jones

Rock & Gem Kids

Take your own mineral photographs

by Steve Decker

Fairy Stone Fixation

You've never seen so many staurolites in one place!

by Lori Lamb

Fossils in the Yucatan

Marine fossils abound on this Central American peninsula

by Dan and Carole Neilsen

The Jewelry of Kazuo Ogawa

Culture and nature inspire his designs

by Brinda Gill

Caldrons of Garnets

Tempestuous conditions produce attractive gems

by Bob Farrar

Field Trips

Mount Ida Quartz

Blue agate in West Texas

by Robert Beard

Projects

Get Started with Silver Metal Clay

This molding medium produces solid silver jewelry

by Diane Prokop

 

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