Rock, Mineral & Gem Collecting
Find out about weird rocks to add to your mineral collection. Family friendly rocks, fossils, gemstones and minerals for kids and adults to collect!
Hanksite is a rare and unusual mineral that is quite lovely and fun to collect.
You can find fossils in your backyard! Learn where to look and how to identify your finds. Brachiopods, crinoids, sponges and plants are just a few of the treasures that you can find in Tennessee.
For coin and bullion collectors, this article reviews the various gold art bar designs and their storage in assay cards for collectors. A brief background on the gold refineries is also included.
Is this an alien fossil or an ancient figure rock? Walking in the Sonoran Desert near the Arizona/California border I came across this odd rock with an embedded face. Although only about 5/8" across, the fossilized...
All about crystals. And gold, pyrite, more. All about rock hounding. And pictures / images.
Collecting minerals and gemstones? What is that? This article tells you how to get started with collecting gemstones and minerals and what you'll need. You'll have a mineral collection in no time!
This is a list of 60 minerals, metals, and gemstones that are native to Pennsylvania.
The 2015 Essendon Gem and Lapidary Club Exhibition was a busy one this year and offered lovely showcases, demonstrations, yummy food and excellent deals on gemstones and jewellery.
Once a year there's an event where you can tell your kids to go play in the mud and will even want to get in the mud right alongside them. This event is called the Mud Field Trip of Gem-O-Rama.
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