August 2006

August 2006   Vol.36 Num.8
Table of Contents (pdf)

Features

The Frugal Collector: Topaz

This gorgeous gem is plentiful

by Bob Jones

Keweenaw Copper

Michigan's mines were rich in native metal

by Bob Jones

Roadside Panning Sites in Utah

Part I: Cache, Emery, Garfield, Grand, Juab, and Millard counties

by David and Clois Walker

The Pitera Emerald Mine

Green gems from Minas Gerais, Brazil

by Bob Farrar

Rock & Gem Kids

Crystal twins and a bejeweled candle project

by Steve Decker

Liquidating a Rock Hobby Estate

Part I: A Lifetime of Preparation

by Larry G. Field

In Search of the Lamle

On the trail of a big Arkansas diamond

by Glenn W. Worthington

The Rock Room

Making a home for your hobby

by Lori Lamb

Field Trips

Rockhound's Honeymoon

Part I: Hunting quartz crystals in Arkansas

by Kenneth H. Rohn

Venango County Siderite Nodules

Collecting iron carbonate crystals in Pennsylvania's oil country

by Robert Beard

Projects

Make a Modified Dry Sump Saw

The quest for clean coolant

by William A. Kappele

 

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