You Might be a Rockhound

Mel Albright, Richard Busch, Dan Imel, Bob Keller, Betty Commean, and Jack Rowland

Lithosphere (April 1996); Fallbrook Gem and Mineral Society, Inc.; Fallbrook, CA


Have you ever wondered what it takes to be a rockhound? The following article is the result of a collaboration by several gem and mineral bulletin editors around the country. In a period of just a few days, communicating solely via electronic mail on the Internet, these editors answered the question of how to tell if you're a rockhound.

Mel Albright, editor of Osage Hills Gems (Osage Hills Gem and Mineral Society, Bartlesville, Oklahoma) says, "You might be a rockhound if ..."

Richard Busch, editor of Lithosphere (Fallbrook Gem and Mineral Society, Fallbrook, California) says, "You might be a rockhound if ..."

Dan Imel, editor of The RockCollector (Rochester Lapidary Society, Rochester, New York) says, "You might be a rockhound if ..."

Bob Keller, editor of Bob's Rock Shop (World Wide Web site) says, "You might be a rockhound if ..."

Betty Commean, editor of The Slate (Northwest Illinois Rock Club, Freeport, Illinois) says, "You might be a rockhound if ..."

Jack Rowland, editor of The Garnet Gazette (Mid-Hudson Valley Gem and Mineral Society, Poughkeepsie, New York), says, "You might be a rockhound if ..."


The preceding article was published in the April 1996 issue of Lithosphere, the official bulletin of the Fallbrook [California] Gem and Mineral Society, Inc; Richard Busch (Editor).

The material is in the public domain, and may be republished freely.


Last updated: 18 September 2002
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