June 2006

June 2006 Vol.36 Num.6
Table of Contents (pdf)


Colorado Minerals

Part I: Amazonite, rhodochrosite and barite head the list

by Bob Jones

The Frugal Collector: More Sulfates

Part II: Blodite, hanksite, glauberite, and leadhillite

by Bob Jones

The Bancroft Gemboree

Ontario's annual rock show and collecting mecca

by Pat Kerr

Roadside Panning Sites in Texas

Part V: Presidio, Randall, Reeves, San Partico, Starr, and Taylor counties

by David and Clois Walker

Collecting Rocks

Rocks tell the story of the Earth

by Rachel M. Barker, USGS

Rock & Gem Kids

How to pack minerals, Kauai calcite

by Steve Decker

Field Trip Outfitters

Equipment for the well-appointed rockhound

Field Trips

Lake Chatuge Corundum

Crystals surface from underwater mines in North Carolina

by Richard J. Jacquot

Erie Horseshoe Crab Fossils

Pennsylvania's best-kept collecting secret

by Robert Beard

Herkimer Hunting at Crystal Grove

A New York mine offers family fun

by Barbara Burgess

Graves Mountain Mineral Collecting

Finding rutile, hematite and goethite in Georgia

by Michael Streeter


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