Tag Archives: gemstones

From Rough to Refined

Gold prospectors should be open to collecting other things besides that shiny yellow metal. Are their gemstones at your feet? My second Rock&Gem article was on chalcedony. (internal link). I focused on the Gemfield Gem claims outside of Goldfield, Nevada. To … Continue reading

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What’s In a Name?

In the last three years I’ve written five articles for Rock&Gem Magazine. Along the way of research and writing I’ve come across the confusing topic of precious and semi-precious gems — just what do those words mean? I recently bought … Continue reading

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