How Rocks Became Jim Magnuson’s Passion

Jim Magnuson, author of Rockhounding & Prospecting – Upper Midwest, tells us about his fascination with the natural world and how rocks became his passion. Hunting for Greenstone on the Keweenaw Peninsula in Michigan I grew up in a heavily wooded rural setting in northern Illinois...

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How to Start a Rock Collection

Starting a rock collection is a fun and easy way to take home some treasures and learn about the Earth. It is a fabulous family activity and kids will love the treasure hunt. Here are some basic instructions to help you start your own rock...

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