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.
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...
Hanksite is a rare and unusual mineral that is quite lovely and fun to collect.
Find out about weird rocks to add to your mineral collection. Family friendly rocks, fossils, gemstones and minerals for kids and adults to collect!
Beach combers around the world love to hunt for sea glass.
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...
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.
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.
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.