com)-- For over fifty years Spruce Pine has welcomed rock hounds
and jewelry lovers to the NC Mineral and Gem Festival where they enjoy aisles and aisles of beautiful jewelry, gemstones, and minerals from around the country.
Drawing on her background in journalism and geosciences, Sano provides budding rock hounds
and other non-specialists with information about some of the minerals found in the southwestern area of the US.
We also meet hundreds of folks, from rock hounds
Tom Domek, the author of numerous books and articles on grasslands and state parks, presents Rain Shadow: A Traveler's Guide to the Buffalo Gap National Grassland, an easy-to-use resource for hikers, bikers, off-road vehicle users, rock hounds
, canoeists, campers, and more to discovering the natural wonders of Buffalo Gap National Grassland.
LANCASTER - Talented artisans and rock hounds
of the Palmdale Gem and Mineral Club put together a spectacular display recently at the Antelope Valley Fairgrounds.
At the same time that coal in eighteenth-century Europe was cheap and readily available to fuel industry, in China that resource remained relatively expensive and in large part a curiosity relegated to the collections of rock hounds
The show introduced the area to rock hounds
and the RV band of mostly retired gypsies known as snowbirds.
Some of them are rock hounds
who just wanted to have an understanding of how to go out and look for rocks.
He was a gregarious man and he had memberships in a number of men's groups, a philosophy club, some garden clubs, theater and dance groups, as well as clubs for travelers, playgoers, and even rock hounds
The family members are avowed rock hounds
and think nothing of traveling to eastern Oregon to hunt for agates.
Another thing that bothered me: For a movie about a couple of rock hounds
, the characters strangely don't seem to have the remotest interest in geology.
She and her husband were avid rock hounds
and members of the Eugene Mineral Club.
DECLARING HER OUTING an `Easter egg hunt for adults,' Jean Custer joins hundreds of other rock hounds
in search of agates and fossils on the beach at Lost Creek State Park north of Waldport over the holidays.
I've never found a rock hound
I didn't care for,'' said Bob Stultz of Newbury Park, superintendent of the Gems, Minerals, Hobbies, Models and Collections exhibit at the Ventura County Fair.