Interesting Site of the Month

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December

Courtney Phillips and her young rockhound friends suggest this site with plenty of great links young people (all of us of course) who have an interest in rocks, minerals and related topics. Thank you! (Great find by some great kids) http://www.casorojewelrysafes.com/guide-to-diamonds-rocks-and-minerals/

November

Natural resources and your Christmas tree article for the coming season

http://www.mineralseducationcoalition.org/pdfs/xmastree.pdf

October

Leaverites - oddball features in a rocks:

https://www.uwgb.edu/dutchs/Petrology/Leaverite0.HTM

September

Rock balancing:

http://www.gravityglue.com/

http://www.teamsandtastic.com/rockstacking/

http://www.miss604.com/2013/09/vancouver-rock-balancing.html

August

Lapidary Polishing Compounds – Quick Sheet:

http://tgms.weebly.com/uploads/3/3/6/9/3369036/lapidary_polishing_compounds.pdf

July

Notes about Buffing and Polishing Materials (Focus is on metal and hard plastic):

http://www.ganoksin.com/borisat/nenam/buffing-material.htm

June

Lapidary Stone Cutting and Polishing - a UK site:

http://www.delscope.demon.co.uk/personal/lapidary.htm

May

Stone Balls (Petrospheres):

http://www.ancient-wisdom.co.uk/stoneballs.htm

April

International Gem Society (IGS) - Learn about Jewlery and Lapidary:

https://www.gemsociety.org/jewelry-lapidary/

March

Chrystal Blog (older site) with nice photos in links:

https://vibrate.wordpress.com/2007/07/30/hello-world/

February

Clamshell Scrimshaw

http://www.officialstickman.com/2012/10/i-have-large-block-of-soapstone-that.html

January

Homemade Lapidary Grinder (Silverandstone's Blog)

http://silverandstone.wordpress.com/