May 2008

May 2008   Vol.38 Num.5
Table of Contents (pdf)

FEATURES

Milpillas Azurite and Malachite
Mexico's amazing new mineral deposit
by Bob Jones

Gem Buyer Beware
Synthetics, simulants and natural gemstones in Asia
by Jordan Clary

Carbon's Minerals
Enjoy these collectible carbonate species
by Bob Jones

Rock & Gem Kids
Informative fun for young rockhounds

Mr. Fluorite, Ben E. Clement
A museum commemorates the man and the mineral
by Lori Lamb

The King of Jaspers
Morrisonite's colors and patterns rule the lapidary world
by Kathleen Fink

Field Trip
Pennsylvania's Rainbow Rocks
Collecting and colorful gossan at Skytop
by Robert Beard

Field Trip
Chinle Treasures

Gathering petrified wood in Arizona
by Milo J. Breite

Project
Make a Pair of Peridot Earrings
Hand-fabricate posts and wire wrap beads
by Diane Prokop

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