November 2007

November 2007 Vol.37 Num.11
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Candala Mine Chrysoprase

Seeing green in Southern Queensland, Australia

by Paul B. Downing, Ph.D.

Tsumeb, Namibia

Multiple oxide zones make this deposit unique

by Bob Jones

Mining "the Big One"

This benitoite gem is the world’s third largest

by Dave Schreiner

Rock & Gem Kids

A mineral match, a winning essay, and a quiz

by Steve Decker

The Ruby Wannabe

It's not corundum, but it's still a beautiful gem

by Bob Jones

Specimens with a Heart

This collector specializes in cordiform rocks

by Fran Peters

Field Trips

Collectible Benitoite Is Back!

The California State Gem Mine opens to collectors

by Mary and Harry White

Collecting at Lake Mackenzie

Northwest Texas selenite, petrified wood, and agate

by Kenneth H. Rohn

Under the Bergen Arches

Pyrite and calcite in urban New Jersey

by Robert Beard


Make a Five-Gem Pendant

Argentium sterling silver eliminates steps

by Diane Prokop


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