March 2011


Cornwall’s Secondary Minerals
They played an important part in metal production
by Bob Jones

Knapping through the Ages
Stone-working skills helped our species survive
by James A. Miller

The Caerhays Castle Mineral Collection
It features Cornish specimens from centuries of mining
by Bob Jones

The Perfect Setting
Recreation centers offer low-cost silversmithing classes
by Betsy Lehndorff

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

Aracuai Pegmatite Minerals
Mining in the heart of Brazil’s gemstone country
by bob Farrar

Mammoth Rock Shows
How a dealer kept this club show alive
by Lori Carter

Field Trip:
Eighteen Mile Creek Fossils
Cliffside collecting on Lake Erie in New York State
by Robert Beard


Picks & Pans
Museum exhibits, book reviews, hobby news

Craftsman of the Month
Apache Dendritic Picture rhyolite pendant
by Robert Cropp

Show Dates
Mark your calendar!

Shop Talk
Controlling Spray
by William A. Kappele

Rock Science
Pre-Columbian Goldwork
by Steve Voynick

Off the Dop
Index Gears
by Jim Perkins

Many Facets
DJG “Omni” Barrel
by David Groncki

On the Rocks
A Look Back
by Bob Jones

Field Notes
Reader letters


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