March 2004

March 2004 Vol.34 Num.3

The Frugal Collector: Quartz

Part II: A look at the cryptocrystalline varieties

by Bob Jones

Yukon Emeralds

Canada's astonishing new gemstone find

by Steve Voynick

Mother's Day at the Blanchard Mine

Collecting at a world-famous fluorite locality

by Steve Decker

Panning Sites along State Highway 49

Find gold and gems on California's Golden Chain Highway

by David and Clois Walker

Rock & Gem Kids

Get the specs on specific gravity

by Steve Decker

Coyamito Agate

Mining colorful agate in the Chihuahua desert

by Brad L. Cross

Francis Musser's Art in Stone

His carvings make a colorful display

by Gail Butler

Transposing Indices

GemCad's solution to the faceter's problem

by Jim Perkins


The new, purple lapidary sensation!

by Bob Jones

Gemboree 2004!

Celebrate lapidary in the outback

by Joan Millton

Montana Gemstones, Dinosaurs and Hospitality

Join a dinosaur dig in part three of three

by Kenneth H. Rohn


Make a Pearl Drip Necklace

Freshwater pearls make a statement of elegance

by Diane Prokop


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