Issue Highlights: September 2019


Below is a snapshot of some of the topics and interests you can expect to see in the pages of the September 2019 issue of Rock & Gem. Plus, we’ve included some sample pages for you to enjoy.

Limestone Agates: Unique Formations. By Roger Clark and Doug Moore

Sapphire Discovery: Blue Jay Claim Inspires Adventure. By Stuart ‘Tate’ Wilson

Rock & Gem Kids: The Many Facets of Nadine Marshall. By Jim Brace-Thompson

Platinum and the PGMs: A Look at the ‘Other’ Precious Metals. By Steve Voynick

Bisbee’s Rich History of Mining (Part II): Post Mine Closures The Popularity of Bisbee Minerals Lives On. By Bob Jones

Red Feather Lakes Mineral Smorgasbord: Enchanted by Quartz and Amethyst. By Mark Leatherman

Evolution of a Gem Shop: The Sanchez Family of San Juan Gems Rock Shop. By Antoinette Rahn

Driven By Jade Appreciation: Connecting a Community of Collectors and Dealers. By Bob Rush

Gems and Minerals of Maine (Part II): Reviewing “The Pine Tree State’s” Early Jewel Box. By Bob Jones

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, Club Corner, On the Rocks with Bob Jones, Rock & Gem Kids with Jim Brace-Thompson, Community Outlook-Question of the Month, Picks & Pans, as well as an extensive Show Dates section, and the always popular Parting Shot.

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