Issue Highlights: December 2020


Below is a snapshot of some of the topics and interests you can expect to see in the pages of the December 2020 issue of Rock & Gem. Plus, we’ve included some sample pages for you to enjoy.

Zoisite: A Massive Mineral Marked by Christmas-Like Color and Appeal. By Bob Jones

Rock Shop of Distinction: Nevada Mineral & Book Company (Part II): Delivering the Details. By Jim Brace-Thompson

Uncommon Giants: Southern Continents Reveal Fossils of Unexpected Dinosaur Species. By Steve Voynick

Pleasing Pyrope: Variety of Garnet Helps Put Italy on the Geologic Map. By Matteo Oberto

SPECIAL SECTION: Tools of the TradeCovington Engineering

Popular Pseudomorph Minerals (Part I): More Than What They Seem. By Bob Jones

Field Trip Finds in Joplin: Exploring the “Town That Jack Built”. By Bill Reynolds

Oregon Thundereggs: One Collector’s New View. By Antoinette Rahn

In addition, you’ll find the following regular R&G columns: Bench Tips with Bob Rush, Rock Science with Steve Voynick, What to Cut with Russ Kaniuth, On the Rocks with Bob Jones, Rock & Gem Kids and Earth Science In the News with Jim Brace-Thompson, Sneak Peek: Opals, The Road Report with Helen Serras-Herman, Just Off the Wheels with Erin Dana Balzrette, Show Dates, and the always popular Parting Shot.

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