November 2009

FEATURES

Kentucky Agate
Interesting colors and patterns make it highly collectible
by Rodney Moore

What’s That in Your Agate?
Solid centers, crystals or bands—it’s always a surprise
by Bob Jones

A Lifetime of Agate
Gene Mueller has spent more than 50 years collecting and mining
by Christopher Little

Rock & Gem Kids
Read about rocks, color an agate, and take our quiz

Artist Profile:
The Rock Art of Al Troglin
See his paintings at the Turlock, California, show
by Bob Jones

A Tale of Four Agates
Follow their journey from field to finish
by Tom Harmon

Field Trip:
Big Bend Country Bonanza
Collecting Montana agates at Stillwell Ranch
by Kenneth H. Rohn

REGULAR COLUMNS

All She Wrote
The Allure of Agates
by Lynn Varon

Craftsman of the Month
Stone mosaic
by Scott Rose

Show Dates
Mark your calendar!

Shop Talk
Dopping
by William A. Kappele

Rock Science
The Genesis of Geodes
by Steve Voynick

Picks & Pans
Museum exhibits, book reviews, hobby news

Off the Dop
Chinese Peridot
by Jim Perkins

Many Facets
Sharron's Smile
by Don Peel

On the Rocks
Campbell Bridges: A True Adventurer
by Bob Jones

Field Notes
Reader letters

Price: $7.99

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