Issue Highlights: June 2020


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

Silver Mining Survivor: Creede Colorado Navigates Economic Transition While Preserving History. By Steve Voynick

Southwest Summer: Exploring San Juan Mountain Mining History. By Bob Jones

Teotihuacan: Jade, Obsidian and Shell Treasures From Ancient Mexico. By Helen Serras-Herman

Metamorphic Index Minerals: Revealing Secrets of Earth’s Deep Crust. By Bob Jones

Field Trip Focus: Making Memories and Discoveries As a Club. By Bill Reynolds

Valuing Vanadinite: Witness to Morocco’s Modern Mining Rush. By Bob Farrar

Evolution In Opal Appreciation: Village Smithy Opals. 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, Just Off the Wheels with Erin Dana Balzrette, Rock & Gem Kids with Jim Brace-Thompson, The Road Report with Helen Serras-Herman, Faceting Focus with Jim Perkins, Club Corner, and the always popular Parting Shot.

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