Issue Highlights: November 2018


The latest issue of Rock & Gem is off to the printer. The November issue serves as a fine example of the sheer breadth of topics within the rock, gem, mineral, fossil, and lapidary community.

Below is a snapshot of some of the topics and interest you can expect to see in the pages of R&G:

Idaho’s Pyromorphite Bonanza: Silver Valley mines source fine specimen. By Bob Jones

Minerals Through Geologic Time: Part 2Paleozoic, Mesozoic, and Cenozoic Eras. By Mark Leatherman

• Rock & Gem Kids. By Jim-Brace Thompson

• Artistic Quartz: Offering Versatility As a Lapidary Medium. By Bob Jones

• Dinosaur Ichnology: The Study of Tracks Comes of Age. By Steve Voynick

• Russia’s Lapidary Wealth: Covering the World with Gorgeous Stones. By Bob Jones

• Specimen Spotlight: Apopyliite’s Complexity, and Appeal. 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, Rock & Gem Kids with Jim Brace-Thompson, On the Rocks with Bob Jones, Earth Science News with Jim Brace-Thompson, an extensive Show Dates section, and Parting Shot.

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