December 2011


Arizona: America’s Richest Mineral Province
Part I: Common collector minerals of the Grand Canyon State
by Bob Jones

Calandria Agate
The latest treasure of the Sierra Madre
by Brad Cross

The Mineral of the Month Club
Get specimens and their stories by mail
by Steve Voynick

Rock & Gem Kids
Kid-size articles, puzzles and prizes

Finding New Customers through Lectures
20 guidelines for an inspirational presentation
by Helen Serras-Herman

Mineral Collecting in Arizona
Part I: A look at the most prolific sources
by Bob Jones

Following the Goats
An agate- and geode-collecting adventure in Morocco
by Bob Farrar


Picks & Pans
Museum exhibits, book reviews, hobby news

Craftsman of the Month
Marble and quartz shadow box
by Homer Barrs

Show Dates
Mark your calendar!

Shop Talk
Slag Glass
by William A. Kappele

Rock Science
Dinosaur Ichnology
by Steve Voynick

Off the Dop
Faceting Rhodolite Garnets
by Jim Perkins

Many Facets
21st Century Emerald Cut
by Jim Perkins

On the Rocks
Tragedy at Sterling Hill
by Bob Jones

Field Notes
Reader Letters

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