February 2005

February 2005 Vol.35 Num.2
Table of Contents (pdf)


The Frugal Collector: The Sulfides

Part I: Crystal shapes make them wonderful display minerals

by Bob Jones

Sweet Home Rhodochrosite

A new DVD details the history of Colorado's state gem

by Bill Evans

Roadside Panning Sites in Arizona

Part II: Maricopa, Mohave, Navajo, and Pima counties

by David and Clois Walker

A Colorado Springs Odyssey

Collecting trips complement the CSMS show

by William A. Kappele

Rock & Gem Kids

Tourmaline and getting specimens clean

by Steve Decker

China: Land of Discovery

Its mineral finds and innovations changed the world

by Bob Jones

Minas de Rio Tinto

Spain's mineral riches are the stuff of legend

by Kiera Tara O'Brien

Exploring Montana's Missouri River Country

Part II: Hands-off and hands-on fossils

by Kenneth H. Rohn

Spiritual Specimens

Minerals and mysticism at Mount Shasta's Middle Earth

by Banjo Bandolas

Field Trips

Copper Country Collecting

Mine dumps yield specimens in Michigan's Upper Peninsula

by Michael Streeter

Moat Mountain Smoky Quartz

Collecting crystals in New Hampshire's White Mountains

by Robert Beard


Carving the Patterns of Montana Agate

A step-by-step guide

by Henry Hunt


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