Tag Archives: Rock and Gem Magazine

Background On My Fifth Rock&Gem Article

My article on Quartzsite, Arizona is in the April issue of Rock&Gem Magazine. (external link) You can find it soon at most Barnes&Noble bookstores or you can order a copy online. You might think I’m some sort of geologist or … Continue reading

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Future Proofing, Coincidences, and Mariposite

Take more pictures. You might need them someday. My next article for Rock&Gem Magazine will be on mariposite. This rock can be a building stone, lapidary material, or even gold bearing ore. It occurs chiefly in the central and southern portion … Continue reading

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The Background on my Third Rock&Gem Article

Today I received my writers’ copies of Rock&Gem’s August, 2016 issue (external link). It details my trip to Garnet Hill, Nevada. Garnet Hill is just outside Ely (pronounced EEE-LEE), some 240 miles north of Las Vegas. The collecting site has … Continue reading

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My Second Rock&Gem Magazine Article Has Been Published

My second article for Rock&Gem (external link) has been published. Look for the May issue in larger book stores like Barnes&Noble. At some time soon, the electronic version of the May issue will be viewable as an e-magazine over mobile … Continue reading

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New Magazine Article Coming Out

I’m happy to say that Rock&Gem Magazine (external link) will publish another one of my articles. It will come out in May. I can’t yet say what I wrote about but I discussed preparations for it in a previous post. (internal link). … Continue reading

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Woot! Rock And Gem to Publish My Article in January

The 2,800 word article I submitted to Rock&Gem (external link) has been accepted and will be published in January. I wrote it on spec (internal link), the first time I have used that process. Unlike writing on assignment, you have … Continue reading

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Transitions and Captions

On Monday the 23rd I will be leaving West Sacramento, my home for the last 15 years. I am moving to Las Vegas to be closer to one of my brothers and also for a change of scene. Having lived … Continue reading

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