April 2010


Modern Mineral Classics
Part I: The best specimens are yet to come
by Bob Jones

My Quest for Keswick Agate
How I tracked a mystery stone to its source
by Barbara L. Miller

Mexico's Malachite after Azurite
The Milpillas mine is producing the world's best specimens
by Bob Jones

Walking with Dinosaurs
Follow their tracks at Denver's Dinosaur Ridge
by Steve Voynick

Rock & Gem Kids
Articles, puzzles and prizes

Shadow Boxes
Telling stories with rocks and pictures
by Kathleen Fink

Ohio Flint and its Master Knapper
Roy Miller quarries and fires his own material
by Tom Towles

Field Trip:
Indiana Archimedes
Collecting bryozoan fossils off Interstate 64
by Robert Beard


All She Wrote
Journeys of Discovery
by Lynn Varon

Craftsman of the Month
Jasper-petrified wood intarsia
by Dan Heuer

Show Dates
Mark your calendar!

Shop Talk
Motors Matter
by William A. Kappele

Rock Science
SiO2: It's Not Just Quartz
by Steve Voynick

Picks & Pans
Museum exhibits, book reviews, hobby news

Many Facets
"OMNI" heart
by David Groncki

On the Rocks
Bills Target Collecting Areas
by Bob Jones

Field Notes
Reader letters

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