September 2010


A Unique Mineral Tour of England
This rockhound trip was filled with firsts
by Bob Jones

X-Ray Fluorescence Analyzers
Science fiction comes to life in this handheld device
by Steve Voynick

Silver Bell Turquoise
Bill Bowers had a unique collecting opportunity
by Gerry Blair

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

Modern Mineral Classics
Part IV: Minerals from Mexico, Arizona, Michigan and Georgia
by Bob Jones

Field Trip:
Red River Feldspar
Collecting phenocrysts in Northern New Mexico
by Robert Beard


All She Wrote
Conservation and Recreation
by Lynn Varon

Craftsman of the Month
Petrified wood hitch cover
by Dave Wester

Show Dates
Mark your calendar!

Shop Talk
Beyond the 30X40 Oval
by William A. Kappele

Rock Science
From Limestone to Marble
by Steve Voynick

Picks & Pans
Museum exhibits, book reviews, hobby news

Off the Dop
Decoding GemCad Diagrams
by Jim Perkins

Many Facets
Derek II
by Jim Perkins

On the Rocks
by Bob Jones

Field Notes
Reader letters


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