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Back Issues: July/August 2008


dravite, p.320

Fluorite, India,

p. 298

Mesnard mine,


ABOUT THE COVER: Beryl (aquamarine), 7 cm across, with schorl and albite (cleavelandite), the 49er Pocket, Oceanview mine, Pala district, San Diego County, California. The specimen, dubbed the “Prince,” was recovered in November 2007. Bill Larson specimen, Jeff Scovil photo. See related article on this mine beginning on page 292.
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July/August 2008


292 The Forty-niner Pocket, Oceanview Mine, Pala District, San Diego County, California

298 Hemispheroidal Fluorites from India

308 Pseudo-octahedral Calcite from the Minesota Mine, Ontonagon County, Michigan

314 A Winter Dig at the Mesnard Mine, Pewabic Lode, Houghton County, Michigan

320 Discovery of Fluorine-Dominant Dravite near Gouverneur, St. Lawrence County, New York

334 The Robert B. Ferguson Museum of Mineralogy, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada: Its Past and Present

340 Thirty-fourth Rochester Mineralogical Symposium—Contributed Papers in Specimen Mineralogy


285 Chips from the Quarry

328 Connoisseur’s Choice: Lazulite, Graves Mountain, Lincoln County, Georgia

348 Collector’s Note: New Find of Barite Crystals with Phantoms from Michigan’s Copper Country

348 Word to the Wise: NYF-Type Pegmatite

354 Through the ‘Scope: The Year in Micromounting—2007 Was a Year of Change

363 In Memoriam:
George S. Switzer (1915–2008)
John L. Jambor (1936–2008)

367 Media Reviews

369 Museum Notes

371 Internet Directory for the Earth Sciences

374 Coming Events





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