Hanksite is a rare and unusual mineral that is quite lovely and fun to collect.
This is a list of 60 minerals, metals, and gemstones that are native to Pennsylvania.
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 face...
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.
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.
An intriguing leisure pursuit for both children and grownups is Rock Collection. Despite the fact that stones and rocks are found ubiquitously and are inexpensive, one can find multiplicity of rocks. Rock and...
Even novice rock collectors can collect the crystals at Gem-O-Rama. Once a year near Death Valley, California, people get to go collect crystals unusual and interesting.
Looking for a good list of highly collectible lapidary gemstones? This would be a great start, that is if you could find them.
All about crystals. And gold, pyrite, more. All about rock hounding. And pictures / images.
You often hear people talking about investing in silver or gold but have you ever considered investing in rocks? Rock collecting is not only fun but can be highly profitable for those who know them.