November 2010


How Did Agates Form?
Explaining the mystery of their genesis
by Karen Brzys

Collecting Fluorescent Minerals
The phenomenon is no longer just a novelty
by Bob Jones

Take the Grandkids Rockhounding
Share your hobby with a new generation
by Lyle Koerper

Rock & Gem Kids
Kid-size articles, puzzles and prizes

Gemstones of the Zodiac
Astrology aligns stones and stars
by Bob Jones

Artist Profile:
Helen Serras-Herman
Her sculptures and jewelry reflect a passion for gems
by Andrew Herman

Climbing for Crystals
Learn the ropes to collect out-of-reach specimens
by Stuart “Tate” Wilson


All She Wrote
New Releases
by Lynn Varon

Craftsman of the Month
Wire-wrapped sea glass
by Marlene Amira Hoffman

Show Dates
Mark your calendar!

Shop Talk
Cabochon Findings
by William A. Kappele

Rock Science
Notes on Native Copper
by Steve Voynick

Picks & Pans
Museum exhibits, book reviews, hobby news

Off the Dop
Planning for Good Recovery
by Jim Perkins

Many Facets
Autumn Sun
by Jim Perkins

On the Rocks
Mineral Travels
by Bob Jones

Field Notes
Reader letters

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