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American Federation of Mineralogical Societies

BULLETIN EDITORS AWARDS

1999

NASHVILLE TENNESSEE JULY 11, 1999

Contents:

1999 Club Publications Committee
1999 AFMS Judges
NEW EDITORS
MINI BULLETINS
SMALL BULLETINS
LARGE BULLETINS
ADULT ARTICLES
ADULT ARTICLES ADVANCED
JUNIOR ARTICLES - UNDER 12
JUNIOR ARTICLES - AGE 12-17
POETRY
SPECIAL PUBLICATIONS
HONORABLE MENTION - NEW EDITORS
HONORABLE MENTION - SMALL BULLETINS
HONORABLE MENTION - LARGE BULLETINS
HONORABLE MENTION - ADULT ARTICLES
HONORABLE MENTION - ADULT ADVANCED ARTICLES
HONORABLE MENTION - POETRY

1999 Club Publications Committee

Chair: Kitty Starbuck Vicksburg, MI
Barbara Fenstermacher EFMLS
Judy Budnik MWF
Pauline Price RMFMS
Jean Wallace SCFMS
Leo Morris SFMS
Darlene Denton NFMS

1999 AFMS Judges

June Zeitner Rapid City, SD
Russ Kemp Plainfield, IL
Joyce Hanschu Canton, MI
Diane Dare Evansville, IN
Joy Bourne Towanda, PA
Joan Abramson Vista, CA
Jan Baumeister Rapid City, SD
Paul Good Stephenville, TX
Shirley Leeson CFMS

Congratulations to all of the Editors of Club Bulletins who sent their bulletins in for judging critique, and especially to those who received trophies, plaques or honorable mention at the Editors’ Breakfast in Nashville.

NEW EDITORS:

1.
 
THE NUGGET, Beth Rosengard, Editor
Culver City Rock & Mineral club, Culver City, CA
CFMS
 
2.
 
COBB-L-STONES, Hana Haege, Editor
Cobb County Gem & Mineral Society, Marietta, GA
SFMS
 
3.
 
THE MOUNTAIN GEM, Ted Robles, Editor
Gem & Mineral Society of Franklin, NC
SFMS
 
4.
 
THE COWTOWN CUTTER, Jackie McGauchie, Editor
Ft. Worth Gem & Mineral Club, Ft. Worth, TX
SCFMS
 
5.
 
CHIPS & CHATTER, Don Shurtz, Editor
Pleasant Oaks Gem & Mineral Society, Dallas, TX
SCFMS
 
6.
 
LOW COUNTRY DIGGINS, Mark Easterbrook, Editor
Low Country Gem & Mineral Society, Charleston, SC
SFMS
 
7.
 
GOLDEN SPIKE NEWS, Shirley Robinson, Editor
Golden Spike Gem & Mineral Society, Ogden Utah
NFMS
 
8.
 
DESERT DIGGIN'S, Lara Hartley, Editor
Mojave Desert Gem * Mineral club, Barstow, CA
CFMS
 
9.
 
SLABS & CABS, Donna Roethler, Editor
Gulf Coast Gem * Mineral Society, Corpus Christi, TX
SCFMS
 
10.
 
SHIN SKINNER NEWS, Bob McGuire, Editor
Che-Hanna Rock & Mineral Club, Sayre, PA
EFMLS
 

MINI BULLETINS:

1.
 
SIES CLUB NEWS, Donna Curtis, Editor
Southern Illinois Earth Science Club, Benton, IL
MWF
 
2.
 
MID-GEORGIA GEM CLIPS, Howard Brinkley, Editor
Mid-Georgia Gem & Mineral Society, Macon, GA
EFMLS
 
3.
 
 
GREATER CINCINNATI LAPIDARY & FACETING SOCIETY NEWS-LETTER, Jim and Judy Budnik, Editors
The Greater Cincinnati Lapidary & Faceting Society, Loveland, OH
MWF
 
 
4.
 
ROCKHOUND ROUNDUP, William F. Grimes, Editor
Smokey Mountain Mineral Society, Newport, TN
EFMLS
 
5.
 
ROCK & ROSE, Bill Holbert, Editor
East Texas Gem & Mineral Society, Tyler, TX
SCFMS
 
6.
 
CRACK & CAB, Cathy & Loren Patterson, Editors
Gem & Mineral Society, Syracuse, NY
EFMLS
 
7.
 
ROCK TALK, Julie Preast, Editor
St. Lucie County Rock & Gem Club, Ft. Pierce, FL
SFMS
 
8.
 
ROCK POUNDER, Jay & Sharon DePuy, Editors
Ute Mountain Gem & Mineral Society, Cortez, CO
RMFMS
 
9.
 
HELLGATE BREEZES, Ray & Lori Henry, Editors
Hellgate Mineral Society, Missoula, MT
NFMS
 
10.
 
ORE-BITS, Susan Webster, Editor
Clallam County Gem & Mineral Society, Port Angeles, WAS
NFMS
 

SMALL BULLETINS:

1.
 
THE STONE CHIPPER, Angela Wirtz, Editor
Austin Gem & Mineral Society, Austin, TX
SCFMS
 
2.
 
THE GEODE, Celia Tiffany, Editor
Boeing Employees' Gem & Mineral Society, St. Louis, MO
MWF
 
3.
 
ROCKET CITY ROCKS & GEMS, Margie Dickson, Editor
Huntsville Gem & Mineral Society, Huntsville, AL
SFMS
 
4.
 
STONEY STATEMENTS, Mary-Ruth Rathgen, Editor
Clear Lake Gem & Mineral Society, Houston, TX
SCFMS
 
5.
 
DRY WASHER'S GAZETTE, Pat LaRue, Editor
Valley Prospectors, San Bernardino, CA
CFMS
 
6.
 
EMERALD GEMS, Dean Axtell, Editor
Eugene Mineral Club, Eugene, OR
NFMS
 
7.
 
THE STRATA DATA, Marie Zigler, Editor
Three Rivers Gem & Mineral Society, Ft. Wayne, IN
MWF
 
8.
 
TUMBLER, Alberta Hare, Editor
Marin Mineral Society, San Rafael, CA
CFMS
 
9.
 
CROSS TIMBERS TALK, Paul Good, Editor
Cross Timbers Gem & Mineral Club, Stephenville, TX
SCFMS
 
10.
 
THE ROCK & HAMMER, Sandra Brautigam
Lake Elsinore Gem & Mineral Society, Lake Elsinore, CA
CFMS
 

LARGE BULLETINS:

1.
 
THE ROCKPILE, Walt Vogtmann, Editor
Midwest Mineralogical & Lapidary Society of Dearborn, Dearborn, MI
MWF
 
2.
 
THE PEGMATITE, Anne Schafer, Editor
San Diego Mineral & Gem Society, San Diego, CA
CFMS
 
3.
 
ARROWHEAD NEWS, Ed Benjamin, Editor
Indian Mounds Rock & Mineral Club, Wyoming, MI
MWF
 
4.
 
THE ROCKY READER, Bon Duritsky, Editor
Toledo Gem & Rockhound Club, Toledo, OH
MWF
 
5.
 
THE BACKBENDER'S GAZETTE, Phyllis B. George, Editor
Houston Gem & Mineral Society, Houston, TX
SCFMS
 
6.
 
CRYSTAL CLUSTER, Julianne L. Jackson, Editor
Des Plaines Valley Geological Society, Des Plaines, IL
MWF
 
7.
 
ROCK BUSTERS NEWS, Lois & Erston Barnhart, Editors
Central Pennsylvania Rock & Mineral Club, Harrisburg, PA
EFMLS
 
8.
 
SKAGIT GEMS, Ted & Mary Roberts, Editors
Skagit Rock & Gem Club, Mt. Vernon, WA
NFMS
 
9.
 
  
BULLETIN OF NEW YORK MINERALOGICAL CLUB
Mitchell Portnoy, Editor
The New York Mineral club, New York, NY
EFMLS
 
 
10.
 
ROCKY REVIEW, Elizabeth Winstead, Editor
Conejo Gem & Mineral club, Thousand Oaks, CA
CFMS
 

ADULT ARTICLES:

1.
 
 
"Chronological & Stratigraphic Nomenclature", Erick Rose, Author
NEWSLETTER OF THE NEW YORK PALEONTOLOGICAL SOCIETY
New York Paleontological club, New York, NY
EFMLS
 
 
2.
 
 
"Ishpeming's Jasper Knob", Walt Vogtmann, Author
THE ROCKPILE
The Midwest Mineralogical & Lapidary Society, Dearborn, MI
MWF
 
 
3.
 
 
"Mazon Creek: Secrets Unearthed", Jeanine N. Mielecki, Author
THE BADGER DIGGIN'S
Monroe, WI
MWF
 
 
4.
 
 
"Out of Sight Hiddenite", Marianne Luther, Author
STONEY STATEMENTS
Clear Lake Gem & Mineral Society, Houston, TX
SCFMS
 
 
5.
 
 
"Trilobites of N.W. Georgia", Bill Montante, Author
COBB-L-STONES
Cobb County Gem & Mineral Society, Marietta, GA
SFMS
 
 
6.
 
 
"The Supercontinent Cycle", Steven Wade Veatch, Author,
PICK & PACK
Colorado Springs Mineralogical Society, Colorado Springs, CO
RMFMS
 
 
7.
 
 
"Color Enhancements of Topaz", Glen Mackenzie, Author
ROCK POUNDER
Ute Mountain Gem & Mineral Society, Cortez, CO
SCFMS
 
 
8.
 
 
"All's Well At Wiley's Well", Glen Mackenzie, Author
DIABLO DIGGINS
Contra Costa Mineral Society, Contra Costa, CA
CFMS
 
 
9.
 
 
"Mineralogy of the Jomac Mine", Patrick E. Haynes, Author
ROCK POUNDER
Ute Mountain Gem & Mineral Society, Cortez, CO
RMFMS
 
 
10.
 
 
 
"Pleochroism and the Dichroscope", Michael Kessler & Robert E. Sanger
BULLETIN OF THE NEW YORK MINERALOGICAL CLUB
New York Mineralogical Club, New York, NY
EFMLS
 
 
 

ADULT ARTICLES ADVANCED:

1.
 
 
"Rock Art Like a Caveman", Alberta Hare, Author
TUMBLER
Marin Mineral Society, San Rafael, CA
CFMS
 
 
2.
 
 
"Grains of Sand", Dr. Wes DeCoursey, Author
THE POST ROCK
McPherson Gem & Mineral Club, McPherson, KS
RMFMS
 
 
3.
 
 
 
Roeblingite and "And The Parker Shaft Minerals", Peter Chinn and Gary Grenier, Jr., Authors
THE PICKING TABLE
Franklin-Ogdensburg Mineralogical Society, Franklin, NJ
EFMLS
 
 
 
4.
 
 
"Beachcombing, 102", Mike Goodman, Author
THE NUGGET
Culver City Rock & Gem Club, Culver City, CA
CFMS
 
 
5.
 
 
 
"A Page, From A Collectors Notebook: Fluorite From Orchard Dome, Fort Bend County, Texas", Art Smith, Author
THE BACKBENDER'S GAZETTE
Houston Gem & Mineral Society, Houston, TX
SCFMS
 
 
 
6.
 
 
 
"Notes From the Slaughter House - The Lost Interval", Dana Slaughter
ARROWHEAD NEWS
Indian Mounds Rock & Mineral Club, Wyoming, MI
MWF
 
 
 
7.
 
 
"The More They Stay the Same", Kevin Dermody, Author
ROCK BUSTER NEWS
Central Pennsylvania Rock & Mineral Club, Harrisburg, PA
EFMLS
 
 
8.
 
 
 
"Faceted Stone Repairs & The Art of Cheating", Jill Rowlands, Author
THE BACKBENDER'S GAZETTE
Houston Gem & Mineral Society, Houston, TX
SCFMS
 
 
 
9.
 
 
"The Megamouth Shark", Jim Bourdon, Author
NJPS PALEONTOGRAPH
New Jersey Paleontological Society, New Jersey
EFMLS
 
 
10.
 
 
"What-erite??", Diane Dare, Author
SIES CLUB NEWS
Southern Illinois Earth Science Club, Benton, IL
MWF
 
 

JUNIOR ARTICLES - UNDER 12:

1.
 
 
"Standing on Eight Legs", Bryant Nelson, Author
THE ROCK AND HAMMER
Elsinore Gem & Mineral society, Lake Elsinore, CA
CFMS
 
 
2.
 
 
"You Just Need to Know Where To Look", Lauren Reeves, Author
THE ORE-CUT NEWS
Orecut Mineral & Geological Society, Lompoc, CA
CFMS
 
 
3.
 
 
"What's In The Dirt?", Jacob Kriz, Author
MAGS NEWSLETTER
Memphis Archaeology & Geological Society, Memphis, TN
SCFMS
 
 
4.
 
"A Field Trip Report", Christi Schimel, Author
NJPS PALEONTOGRAPH
New Jersey Paleontological Society, Rutherford, NJ
EFMLS
 
 
5.
 
"Digging For Geodes at Schefflers", Chris Harvey, Author
THE LOESS BULLETIN
Lincoln Orbit Earth Science Club, Springfield, IL
MWF
 
 
6.
 
 
"Field Trip Report", Elizabeth "Lizz" Flores, Author
THE BADGER DIGGIN'S
Badgers Lapidary & Geological Society, Monroe, WI
MWF
 
 
7.
 
 
"The City of Silent Mountains", Melissa Karleel, Author
THE LOESS BULLETIN
Lincoln Orbit Earth Science Club, Springfield, IL
MWF
 
 

JUNIOR ARTICLES - AGE 12-17:

1.
 
 
"Volcanoes...Sleeping Giants", Sara Schwantes, Author
THE POST ROCK
McPherson Gem & Mineral Society, McPherson, KS
RMFMS
 
 
2.
 
 
"The Treasure Of The Abandoned Mine", Benjamin Gephard, Author
STRATA DATA
Three Rivers Gem & Mineral Society, Ft. Wayne, IL
MWF
 
 
3.
 
 
"Emerald - The Deep Green Beauty", Amanda L. Williams, Author
THE ROCK AND HAMMER
Lake Shore Gem & Mineral Society, Lake Elsinore, CA
CFMS
 
 
4.
 
 
"Defense Logistics", Benjamin Steiner, Author
STRATA DATA
Three Rivers Gem & Mineral Society, Ft Wayne, IN
MWF
 
 
5.
 
 
"Rockhounding", John Moore, Author
THE ROCKHOUND NEWS
Heart of Wisconsin Gem & Mineral Society, Wisconsin Rapids, WI
MWF
 
 
6.
 
 
"Valuable Memories", Amber Bishop, author
COBB-L-STONES
Cobb County Gem & Mineral Society, Marietta, GA
SFMS
 
 
7.
 
 
"Paleo Stamp-Allosaurus", Jessica Pfund, Author
NJPS PALEONTOGRAPH
New Jersey Paleontological Society, Rutherford, NJ
EFMLS
 
 
8.
 
 
"Paleo Stamp-Parassaurolophus", Author Marc Ferraro
NJPS PALEONTOGRAPH
New Jersey Paleontological Society, Rutherford, NJ
EFMLS
 
 
9.
 
 
"Introduction To Metaphysics", Robin Kessler, Author
THE CRYSTAL COURIER
Brooklyn Mineralogical Society, Brooklyn, NY
EFMLS
 
 

POETRY:

1.
 
 
"Belemnite Before Christmas", Carl Mehling, Author
NEW YORK PALEONTOLOGICAL SOCIETY NEWSLETTER
New York Paleontological Society, New York, NY
EFMLS
 
 
2.
 
 
"Wyoming Cycad", Tom Noe, Author
THE ROCKFINDER
Michiana Gem & Mineral Society, South Bend, IN
MWF
 
 
3.
 
 
"Fragments", Catherine D. Smith, Author
CRACK-N-CAB
Gem & Mineral Society of Syracuse, Syracuse, NY
EFMLS
 
 
4.
 
 
"Ode To An Opalholic", Dolores Rose, Author
G.I. NUGGET
Grand Island Earth Science Society, Grand Island, NE
MWF
 
 
5.
 
 
"Labradorite", Alberta Hare, Author
TUMBLER
Marin Mineral Society, San Rafael, CA
CFMS
 
 
6.
 
 
"Collecting", Colleen Hayes, Author
ROCK N ROSE
East Texas Gem & Mineral Society, Tyler, TX
SCFMS
 
 
7.
 
 
"Facet Talk", Dee Clason, Author
THE PSEUDOMORPH
Kern County Mineral Society, Bakersfield, CA
CFMS
 
 
8.
 
 
"October Field Trip", Margaret Norton, Author
BRECCIA
Santa Clara Valley Gem & Mineral Society, San Jose, CA
CFMS
 
 
9.
 
 
"A Special Rock", Ruby Lingelbach, Author
THE ROCKHOUND GAZETTE
Stillwater Mineral & Gem Society, Stillwater, OK
RMFMS
 
 
10.
 
 
"The Gift", Judith Washburn, Author
THE LOESS BULLETIN
Lincoln Orbit Earth Science Club, Springfield, IL
MWF
 
 

SPECIAL :

1.
 
 
"The Rockhound's Michigan", Walt Vogtmann, Author
THE ROCKPILE
Midwest Mineralogical & Lapidary Society of Dearborn, Dearborn, MI
MWF
 
 
2.
 
 
"An Introduction To Minerals", Vivian Gornitz, Author
BULLETIN OF NEW YORK MINERALOGICAL CLUB
New York Mineralogical Club, New York, NY
EFMLS
 
 
3.
  
 
"Field Trip Guide - Dixon-Marquette Quarry", John Washburn, Author
THE LOESS BULLETIN
Lincoln Orbit Earth Science Club, Springfield, IL
MWF
 
  
4.
 
 
"26th Atlantic Micromounter's Conference", Jack Nelson, Author
MICROMINERALOGISTS OF THE NATIONAL CAPITAL AREA, Bethesda, MD
EFMLS
 
 
5.
 
"1998 New York Gem & Mineral Show", Mitchell Portnoy, Author
BULLETIN OF NEW YORK MINERALOGICAL CLUB, New York, NY
EFMLS
 
6.
 
 
 
"Moon, Rock & Meteorite Extraterrestial Extravaganza", Judith Washburn, Author
THE LOES BULLETIN
Lincoln Orbit Earth Science Club
MWF
 
 
 

HONORABLE MENTION ... NEW EDITORS:

  OUTCROPPINGS, Kay Benham, Editor
Pinellas Geological Society, Largo, FL
SFMS
 
  ROCKHOUNDER, Jay Valle, Editor
Whittier Gem & Mineral Club, Whittier, CA
CFM
 
  ROCK CHIPS, Bob Jones, Editor
Deming Gem & Mineral Society, Deming, NM
RMFMS
 
  ROCKHOUND SPECIAL, Gary & Karen Hinderman, Editors
Mt. Baker Rock & Gem Club, Bellingham, WA
NFMS
 
  FOSSILPHILE, Michael Nathal, Editor
North Coast Fossil Club, Cleveland, OH
MWF
 
  SPRINGFIELD THUNDER EGG, Carma Schumann-Smith, Editor
Springfield Thunder Egg Rock Club, Springfield, OR
NFMS
 

HONORABLE MENTION - SMALL BULLETINS:

  HIGH COUNTRY GLEANINGS, Margaret L. Johnson, Editor
Henderson County Gem & Mineral Society, Hendersonville, NC
SFMS
 
  G. I. NUGGET, Dolores Rose, Editor
Grand Island Earth Science Society, Grand Island, NE
MWF
 
  THE PINEY WOODS ROOTER, Bill Alcorn, Editor
Pine Country Gem & Mineral Society, Jasper, TX
SCFMS
 
  NEWS AND VIEWS, Pauline Price, Editor
Wasatch Gem Society, Salt Lake City, UT
RMFMS
 
  SEARCHERS GEM & MINERAL SOCIETY, Marge Jordan, Editor
Searchers Gem & Mineral Society, Anaheim, CA
CFMS
 
  THE VUG EXAMINER, Reivan Zeleznik, Editor
Stamford Mineralogical Society, Stamford, CT
EFMLS
 
  THE POST ROCK, Sara Murphy, Editor
McPherson Gem & Mineral Society, McPherson, KS
RMFMS
 
  THE ROCK FINDER, Tom Noe, Editor
Michiana Gem & Mineral Society, South Bend, IN
MWF
 
  THE ROCKHOUND, Jeff Ursillo, Editor
Gem & Mineral Society of the Palm Beaches, West Palm Beach, FL
EFMLS
 
  THE ROCKATIER, Beverly Moreau, Editor
NGRC Gem & Mineral Club, Hawthorne, CA
CFMS
 
  CHAPARRAL CHATTER, John W. Mastin, Editor
Chaparral Rockhounds, Roswell, NM
RMFMS
  THE DOPSTICK, Mary Bateman, Editor
Gem, Lapidary & Mineral Society of Washington, DC
EFMLS
  THE CLACKAMETTE GEM, Nancy Burkhow, Editor
Clackamette Mineral & Gem Club, Oregon City, OR
NFMS
  Grindings, Twila Gallaher, Editor
Idaho Gem Club, Inc., Boise, ID
NFMS
  HOUND'S HOWL, Barbara Fenstermacher, Editor
Aiken Gem & Mineral Society, Aiken, SC
SFMS

HONORABLE MENTION - LARGE BULLETINS:

  BRECCIA, Patricia Speece, Editor
Santa Clara Valley Gem & Mineral Society, San Jose, CA
CFMS
 
  THE KYANA GEM SCOOP, Cyndy Terrell, Editor
Kyana Geological Society, Louisville, KY
SFMS
 
  THE PICKING TABLE, Richard Bostwick & Tema Hecht, Editors
Franklin-Ogdensburg, Franklin, NJ
EFMLS
 

HONORABLE MENTION - ADULT ARTICLES

  "Add A Bit of Salt To Our Collections", Marvin Lundquist, Author
THE POST ROCK
McPherson Gem & Mineral Society, McPherson, KS
RMFMS
 
 
  "Hot Rocks", Doug Moore, Author
THE ROCKHOUND NEWS
Heart of Wisconsin Gem & Mineral Society, Wisconsin Rapids, WI
MWF
 
 
  "Vanadinite", Clay Williams, Author
THE NUGGET
Culver City Rock & Mineral Club, Culver City, CA
CFMS
 
 
  "More On The Rays Of Big Brook", Roberta Dann & Sylvia Seda Pucci, Authors
NJPS PALEONTOGRAPH
Rutherford, NJ
EFMLS
 
 
 
  "Topaz Mountain", Terry Vasseur, Author
THE ROCKATIER
NGRC Gem & Mineral Club, Hawthorne, CA
CFMS
 
 
  "More About Polishing", Okley Davis, Author
THE ROCK RATTLER
Ark-La-Tex Gem & Mineral Society, Shreveport, LA
SCFMS
 
 
  "Bauxite", John Dickson, Author
ROCKET CITY ROCKS & GEMS
Huntsville Gem & Mineral Society, Huntsville, AL
SFMS
 
 
  "Learning To Use It Or Lose It", Dick Rantz, Author
ROCKHOUND SPECIAL
Mt Baker Rock & Gem Club, Bellingham, WA
NFMS
 
 
  "A Hunting We will Go", Mary Jane Boutwell, Author
ROCKY ECHOES
Mississippi Gem & Mineral Society, Longview, MS
SFMS
 
 
  "Nellie's Story", Doris Cullom, Author
CARNY HOUND
South Washington Mineralogical Society, Longview, WA
NFMS
 
 
  "Snowbird Mine Field Trip", Ruel Janson, Author
HELLGATE BREEZES
Hellgate Mineral Society, Missoula, MT
NFMS
 
 

HONORABLE MENTION - ADULT ADVANCED ARTICLES

  "Geology Corner" Ask A Geologist, "Where Do Minerals Come From?" Marc Mullane, Author
BRECCIA
Santa Clara Valley Gem & Mineral Society, San Jose, CA
CFMS
 
 
 
  "Red Gold & Tarnished Silver Country: The AFMS Show Trips", Ruby Lingelbach, Author
THE ROCKHOUND GAZETTE
Stillwater Mineral & Gem Society, Stillwater, OK
RMFMS
 
 
 
  "RMS/GSA Field Trip", Bob Horning, Author
OBSIDIAN OBSERVER
Los Alamos Geological Society, Los Alamos, NM
RMFMS
 
 
  "For Your Information: The Liehr Farm: The History and Geology", John Washburn, Author
LOESS BULLETIN
Lincoln Orbit Earth Science Club, Springfield, IL
MWF
 
 
 
  "Smithsonite - What A Beautiful Mineral", Marge Garn, Author
OBSIDIAN OBSERVER
Los Alamos Geological Society, Los Alamos, NM
RMFMS
 
 

HONORABLE MENTION - POETRY:

  "Picking Sunstones", Judith Brueske-Plimmer, Author
NO STONE UNTURNED
Texas Big Bend Gem & Mineral Society, Alpine, TX
SCFMS
 
 
  "Home Alone", Janet Weston, Author
ROCK BUSTERS NEWS
Central Pennsylvania Rock & Mineral Club, Harrisburg, PA
EFMLS
 
 
  "A Mouse In The House", Pauline Price, Author
NEWS & VIEWS
Wasatch Gem Society, Salt Lake City, UT
RMFMS
 
 
  "This Long Hot Summer", Margaret Good, Author
GROSS TIMBERS TALK
Cross Timbers Gem & Mineral Society, Stephenville, TX
SCFMS
 
 

 

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