Month: July 2011

Why is it important for me to know the Gemstone Moh’s Scale of Mineral Hardness?

I have been working on my website lately and have been including the Moh Scale of Hardness as part of the description. My father was looking over my website, and asked me what the Moh Scale was. I tried to explain it to him,…

You Might Be A Rockhound If…

You Might Be A Rockhound If… You think you KNOW how to pronounce “chalcedony.” You are thinking about giving out specimens for Halloween. You planted flowers in your rock garden. You purchase things like drywall compound just to have another nice bucket to carry…

Lewes, Delaware Insignia

As you are driving around town or stroll down Second Street Downtown Historic Lewes, Delaware you may have noticed a new twist to the Lewes Coat Of Arms, which hang from the flag poles in the Spring.  The big white house at 112 Front Street…

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