Welcome to a new site introducing a new book. The working title is A Beginner’s Guide to Rockhounding and Prospecting in the Southwest. It is due out in early 2020.
It’s suppose to be a leaf. Future key fob. Anyone have a rock drill?
Jade carving class taught by Marina Shoupe: http://lapidarytutorials.com/about/ “Design. Cut. Grind or shape. Sand. Polish.” Class held on September 15, 2018 at Mining Supplies and Rock Shop in Hesperia, California: http://www.miningsuppliesandrockshop.com Many other classes are offered and all are recommended.
See the photo below to help understand these terms. A dike is: “A discordant tabular body of igneous rock that was injected into a fissure when molten, that cuts across the structure of the adjacent country rocks, and which usually has a high angle of dip. It should not be confused with a vein.” United States …