May 2010


The Minerals of Naica, Mexico
This silver, lead, zinc mine is an important specimen source
by Bob Jones

Prospecting Nebraska's "Sewer Trap"
Natural low spots hold material that is of interest to rockhounds
by James R. Ettwein

Rock Pioneer Darrell "Jake" Jacobitz
He brought many new jaspers and agates to the market
by Barbara L. Miller

Rock & Gem Kids
Articles, puzzles and prizes

Modern Mineral Classics
Part II: The quality and variety of specimens have never been better
by Bob Jones

Wisconsin's Red Tourmaline
These rubellite crystals can only be collected with your camera
by Robert Beard


All She Wrote
Lucas Creek Closure
by Lynn Varon

Craftsman of the Month
Petrified wood lighthouse lamp
by Carl Burk

Show Dates
Mark your calendar!

Shop Talk
Health and Safety in the Shop
by William A. Kappele

Picks & Pans
Museum exhibits, book reviews, hobby news

Rock Science
From Azurite to Malachite
by Steve Voynick

Off the Dop
Repair or Replace?
by Jim Perkins

Many Facets
"OMNI" Oval Checkerboard
by David Groncki

On the Rocks
Mineral Miscellany
by Bob Jones

Field Notes
Reader letters

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