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Links of Interest
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Publications
Lapidary Journal... www.lapidaryjournal.com/
The Mineralogical Record... www.minrec.org/
Rock & Gem....www.rockngem.com/
Rocks and Minerals... www.rocksandminerals.org
The Wire Artist Jeweller.... www.wag.on.ca
The Eclectic Lapidary.... eclecticlapidary.com/
Gemstone Newsletter.... www.gemnews.com/

Rock Clubs
All states....www.amfed.org/club.htm

Shows
www.amfed.org/nfms/shows.htm
www.geocities.com/eastkingco/index.htm
www.puyallupgemclub.org
www.lapidaryjournal.com/cal1.cfm


General
American Federation of Mineralogical Societies.... www.amfed.org/
Gold Miner's Headquarters.... www.goldminershq.com/
National Rockhound & Lapidary Hall of Fame....
http://www.rockhoundandlapidaryhalloffame.org/

Faceting
Facet Shoppe.... www.gemcutter.com
Jarvi Tool Co.... www.facetron.com
North Coast Lapidary.... www.northcoastlapidary.com
Pretty Rock... PrettyRock.com

The Waterville Meteorite
A New History of an Iron Meteorite Impact

Ginkgo/Wanapum State Park
All you need to know for a visit
parks.state.wa.us/288/Ginkgo-Petrified-Forest

Mcbones Reaserch Center Foundation
Coyote Canyon Mammoth Site www.mcbones.org
www.coyotecanyonmammothsite.org

 

Field Trips & Public Lands
55 Visit the caverns of Benson, Arizona... www.explorethecaverns.com

Information for fossil collectors, with safety precautions, checklists, and collecting procedures... paleo.cc/kpaleo/palesafe.htm


National Park Service has ParkNet, a guide to public lands across the country, linked by common geologic themes, such as fossils, caves, and the oldest rock formation.... www.nps.gov

Jewelry Making
Jewelry Information.... www.jewelinfo4u.com

Gemology
Diamond Formation
www.larsonjewelers.com/jewelspotlightdiamond.aspx
What you need to know about Gemstones and Gemstone Jewelry
GemstoneGuru.com

Gold
Washington is a great state with plenty of opportunity for gold.
www.goldrushnuggets.com/goinwa.html

Ellensburg Blue Agates: Downtown Geology Lecture Series
Professor Nick Zentner presents 'Ellensburg's Famous Blue Agates". Topics include local bedrock layers in central Washington, the formation of blue agates in the Teanaway Basalt, and river transportation of the agates to Kittitas Valley.

Other
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