Tag Archives: Rock&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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Another Article Submitted

Just completed another article for Rock&Gem Magazine (internal link). With luck they will accept it, like they have my three other articles. This was a difficult piece because my rough draft ran over 4,500 words and the magazine’s limit was 3,000. … Continue reading

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Lemons Into Lemonade

Last month I went out of town to research a field trip article for Rock&Gem magazine that I am writing on speculation. (internal link) My visit was to a BLM mineral collecting site some hours north of Las Vegas. Here’s the problem: … Continue reading

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Background on My Second Rock&Gem Article

In mid-February 2016 I visited the once roaring town of Goldfield, Nevada. An old set of gem claims had come under new ownership and new direction. I was eager to find out what that meant for rockhounds. You can read … Continue reading

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The Background on my Rock&Gem Article

October 27, 2016. Update: Dean Otteson has passed. He conducted the mine dig I went on. He was friendly, affable, and upbeat. He had true enthusiasm for turquoise and he treated our tour group extremely well. The mine tours and … Continue reading

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