June 2010


Modern Mineral Classics
Part III: These should be part of every good collection
by Bob Jones

Illinois Fluorite
These deposits enriched our country with specimens and steel
by Bob Jones

Rock & Gem Kids
Articles, puzzles and prizes

A Mechanized System of Flat Lapping
A summary of a speedier process
by O.B. "Bud" Marshall

Field Trip:
North Sulphur River Fossils
Easy fossil hunting in Northeast Texas
by Robert Beard

Field Trip:
Tourmaline and Other Treasures
Collecting opportunities are abundant in Maine
by James M. Monaco and Jeannette H. Monaco


All She Wrote
Rockhound Responsibility
by Lynn Varon

Craftsman of the Month
Soapstone vase and candle holders
by Gene Denu

Show Dates
Mark your calendar!

Shop Talk
Dop Like a Pro
by William A. Kappele

Rock Science
The Clock in the Rock
by Steve Voynick

Picks & Pans
Museum exhibits, book reviews, hobby news

Off the Dop
Afghan Tourmaline
by Jim Perkins

Many Facets
Original pear
by David Groncki

On the Rocks
An "Old-Fashioned" Rock Show
by Bob Jones

Field Notes
Reader letters

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