September 2011


A Gem of a Geology Museum
Minerals and fossils at the Colorado School of Mines
by Bob Jones

Graveyard Point Plume Agate
Fee collecting in East Central Oregon
by Jim Landon

The 2011 GIA Symposium
Renowned speakers, fantastic exhibits, and once-in-a-lifetime field trips
by Helen Serras-Herman

Pennsylvania’s Coral Caverns
Devonian fossils make an underground appearance
by Deborah Painter

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

The Dinosaur Mines of Morocco
No other country produces as many fossils for the commercial market
by Bob Farrar

Tony Znaniecki’s Wildlife on Rocks
Nature provides the background for his paintings
by Bob Jones


Collecting Augite Crystals in the Doty Hills
There’s a wealth of minerals in Washington State
by Stuart “Tate” Wilson


Picks & Pans
Museum exhibits, book reviews, hobby news

Craftsman of the Month
Nephrite and sterling knife
by Albert Isaac

Show Dates
Mark your calendar!

Shop Talk
Machine maintenance and repair
by William A. Kappele

Rock Science
Hübnerite, Wolframite and Tungsten
by Steve Voynick

Off the Dop
Iolite, aka "Water Sapphire"
by Jim Perkins

Minerals of Russia
by Lynn Varon

On the Rocks
What's Hot on DVD
by Bob Jones

Field Notes
Reader letters

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