Shopping Cart -

Your cart is currently empty.
Upgrade to today
for only an extra Cxx.xx

You get:

plus This issue of xxxxxxxxxxx.
plus Instant access to the latest issue of 340+ of our top selling titles.
plus Unlimited access to 30000+ back issues
plus No contract or commitment. If you decide that PocketmagsPlus is not for you, you can cancel your monthly subscription online at any time. Auto-renews at $13.99 per month, unless cancelled.
Upgrade for $1.39
Then just $13.99 / month. Cancel anytime.
Learn more
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
CA
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
   You are currently viewing the Canada version of the site.
Would you like to switch to your local site?
Read anywhere Read anywhere
Ways to pay Pocketmags Payment Types
Trusted site
At Pocketmags you get
Secure Billing
Great Offers
Web & App Reader
Gifting Options
Loyalty Points

STALACTITE MINERAL SPECIMENS

ODD, UNCOMMON AND BEAUTIFUL
This specimen began as small thick Prehnite stalactites of light green coloring, with a sparkly luster, that later developed rounded terminations. The stalactites sit atop a layer of Datolite microcrystals, and this specimen was extracted from Prospect Park Quarry, in Passaic County, New Jersey.
HERITAGE AUCTIONS

Mineral collectors certainly enjoy a variety of tastes in what they collect. Some stick to one species like quartz or calcite. In one case, I know a fellow who enjoys collecting just malachite in all its forms. Other mineral collectors take a broader approach to their specialized collection. They may stick to just thumbnails or miniatures, or one locality like Tsumeb or Bisbee, or one country.

Others only collect the minerals from their state. My son, Evan, is well-known for his extensive Arizona collection. My collecting after World War II focused on luminescent minerals, culminating in my Master’s thesis, “Luminescent Minerals of Connecticut.” That’s the beauty of mineral collecting. It can be as broad or as narrow as a collector prefers.

READ MORE
Purchase options below
Find the complete article and many more in this issue of Rock&Gem Magazine Magazine - January 2019
If you own the issue, Login to read the full article now.
Single Digital Issue
January 2019
$8.49
This issue and other back issues are not included in a new Rock&Gem Magazine Magazine subscription. Subscriptions include the latest regular issue and new issues released during your subscription.
Annual Digital Subscription
Only $ 3.17 per issue
SAVE
55%
$37.99
6 Month Digital Subscription
Only $ 3.66 per issue
SAVE
48%
$21.99
Monthly Digital Subscription
Only $ 6.99 per issue
$6.99

View Issues

About Rock&Gem Magazine Magazine

Rock & Gem January 2019, Examining Biblical Minerals Connections, Collecting Stalactites, And More.....