October 2010


Collecting Utah’s Red Beryl
A rare trip inside the Wah Wah Mountains source
by Bob Jones

Bancroft’s Lesser-Known Collecting Spots
12 mineral occurrences in Canada
by Lori Lamb

Slab Saw Blade Repair
Save money on replacements with a few simple tools
by Dave Fisk

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

Modern Mineral Classics
Part V: Choice vanadinite, smithsonite, pyrite, crocoite, cerussite and cuprite
by Bob Jones

Colorado Yule Marble
Famous white rock from a forgotten mine
by Barbara L. Miller

Field Trip:
Sacramento Mountains Azurite
Colorful copper minerals in the High Rolls district
by Robert Beard


All She Wrote
Off the Beaten Track
by Lynn Varon

Craftsman of the Month
Wire bezel pendant
by Dennis Williams

Show Dates
Mark your calendar!

Shop Talk
Making a Mosaic Buckle
by William A. Kappele

Rock Science
The Two Sides of Gypsum
by Steve Voynick

Picks & Pans
Museum exhibits, book reviews, hobby news

Off the Dop
Faceting Precious Ethiopian Opal
by Jim Perkins

Many Facets
Tourmaline oval with French tip
by Jim Perkins

On the Rocks
The Shan Hai King
by Bob Jones

Field Notes
Reader letters


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