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Posted in response to New Rockhound from BLewis on August 10, 2007 at 19:25:30:

Re: New Rockhound

Hi, B.

Got the rock pox, eh. Welcome to the world of rocks and minerals. It is facinating. I suggest that you see if there is a rock and gem club near you. There is a list here a Bob's. Just go back to the main menu and follow directions. The neat thing about a club is a fellowship with folks who like rocks. You get to go on field trips to look for rocks and if the club has the equipment you can cut and polish those rocks. If they teach silversmithing then you can make jewelry out of those rocks. Also, look for area shows that rock and gem clubs put on. Our 50th anniversary show is coming up over Labor Day. Show information at agemclub.org. Also get a subscription to Rock and Gem. A great magazine for rockhounds.

I hope this helps. I am a geologist but it took a gem club to realize the beauty of rocks, minerals and gems.

Rick L. the rockdoctor
agemclub.org

From Rick L - August 11, 2007 at 10:59:27

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