August 2008

August 2008 Vol.38 Num.8
Table of Contents (pdf)

FEATURES

Utah Ammolite
A rare and valuable organic gemstone
by Glenn Musick

Rock & Gem Kids
Kid-sized rock articles and a quiz

Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Mexico
Adamite, legrandite and rare species
by Bob Jones

Quartz Stars, Phantoms and Arrows
Inclusions make the ordinary spectacular
by Bob Jones

Minerals, Mining and Public Lands
One historic law covers them all
by Steve Voynick

Hot Pennsylvania Rockhounding
An active quarry produces calcite, strontianite and wavellite
by Mike Streeter

Field Trip
Enter the Devil's Den
Tremolite and serpentine in Northeast Massachusetts
by Robert Beard

Project
Make a Fossil Pendant
A versatile silver setting shows it off
by Diane Prokop

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