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Minerals & Metals of the Bible (Part I)

Story and Photos by Steve Voynick The Bible references minerals and metals more than 1,700 times, using such familiar phrases as “fire and brimstone,” “pieces...

Artisan Alley: Sharing Natural Wonders

By Antoinette Rahn and Erin Dana Balzrette “Always be on the lookout for the presence of wonder.” ~E.B. White It is our humble opinion that among...
Arsenopyrite specimen Panasquiera

Arsenic Family Minerals Part I: Liroconite, Clinoclase, Olivenite and Chalcophyllite

Story by Bob Jones Arsenic is a lethal poison, but nature uses it to create some very beautiful minerals. We are all familiar with the...

5 Five Fascinating Facts: Chalcopyrite

Note: This is the first installment of my new blog, Common Ground. A few times a week I'll use this space to share my...

De Colores: Boleo, Baja

Editor's Note: This is one of 10 Mexican locales recognized for mineral production. View the rest of the list as featured in an article...
Sharp Chalcopyrite crystals

Chalcocite Crystals of Bristol Copper Mines

Editor's Note: This is the first in a two-part series about the copper mines of Bristol, Connecticut. Story by Bob Jones Although many mineral collectors...