March 2005

March 2005   Vol.35 Num.3
Table of Contents (pdf)

Features

Minnesota's State Gemstone

A new exhibition hall honors the Lake Superior agate

by Kenneth H.Rohn

Canada's Colored Precious Gem

Blue beryl and sapphire are the latest discoveries

by Bob Jones

Faded Legacy

The Quartette Mine had a golden past

by Barnes F. Miller

Roadside Panning Sites in Arizona

Part III: Pinal, Santa Cruz, Yavapai, and Yuma counties

by David and Clois Walker

The Frugal Collector: The Sulfides

Part II: They make great collector specimens

by Bob Jones

Rock & Gem Kids

A wire wrapping project and crinoids

by Steve Decker

The Mars Mineral Search

What can they tell us about life on the Red Planet?

by Bob Jones

Exploring Montana's Missouri River Country

Part III: Digging Dinosaurs at Fort Peck

by Kenneth H. Rohn

The Making of a State Rock

How one scout troop got it done

by Clare P. Marshall

Field Trips

The Corbula Bed

Precambrian outcrops hold millions of marine fossils

by William L. Rader

Adventure at Diamond Hill

Quartz mine collecting yields three varieties

by Michael Streeter

Projects

Make a Bow Tie Pendant

A simple, but fun, soldering project

by Diane Prokop

 

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