June 2009


Utah’s Red Beryl
A rare gem you can collect for free!
by Bob Jones

Moon Rocks and Minerals
A 2009 National Show preview
by Doug True

Rock & Gem Kids
Kyanite, California state symbols, and a quiz

A Basic Mineral Collection
Part II: Common, inexpensive minerals get you going
by Bob Jones

Field Trip:
The Burra Burra Mine
History and collecting in Tennessee
by Kenneth H. Rohn

Field Trip:
Lake Superior Agates
Collecting the beaches of Minnesota and Michigan
by Barbara Caswell

Field Trip:
Washington Zeolites
Collecting spots along U.S. Highway 101
by Tate Wilson

Field Trip:
Octahedral Pyrite
Uncommon crystals from Manhattan, Colorado
by Carl F. Brink, GG

Make a Solderless Belt Buckle
Cut-out shapes complement picture stones
by Dave Fisk


All She Wrote
Field Trippin’
by Lynn Varon

Craftsman of the Month
Stone candy dish
by Garry Mahan

Show Dates
Mark your calendar!

Shop Talk
Making Do
by William A. Kappele

Picks & Pans
Museum exhibits, book reviews, hobby news

Rock Science
Gadolinite and the Ytterby Quarry
by Steve Voynick

Off the Dop
Continue Your Education
by Jim Perkins

Many Facets
Soda Bar 19
by Bob Keller

On the Rocks
The Nanodiamond Theory of Extinction
by Bob Jones

Field Notes
Reader letters



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