July 2006

July 2006 Vol.36 Num.7
Table of Contents (pdf)


Colorado Minerals
Part II: Gold and silver lead the way to gems
by Bob Jones

Cyanide: The Real Story
A look at the chemical that revolutionized gold mining
by Steve Voynick

The Frugal Collector: Mimetite
It imitates pyromorphite
by Bob Jones

Roadside Panning Sites in Texas
Part VI: Travis, Trinity, Val Verde, Webb, Wilson, and Zapata counties
by David and Clois Walker

Rock & Gem Kids
What gives a mineral specimen value?
by Steve Decker

Stay Out and Stay Alive
Abandoned mines pose a danger to rockhounds
by Steve Voynick

Rock Hobby Pioneers
A tribute to Ed and Verna Jones
by Barbara L. Miller

Minerals of the Langesundfjord
Silicate and rare earth minerals in Southern Norway
by Kiera Tara O'Brien

Field Trip
Thunder Bay Amethyst
Collecting at Canada's Panorama Mine
by Pat Kerr

Field Trip
The Minerals of McDermit
Agate and petrified wood on the Oregon/Nevada border
by Milo J. Breite

Make a Gold and Pearl Necklace
Organic gems complement yellow metal
by Diane Prokop


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