Last year our learning series articles discussed basic rockhound knowledge. This year the articles will focus on Fossils & Geology of the Southeastern United States. Feel free to use any or all material available in the Dothan Gem & Mineral Club Learning Series, but please be sure to credit the source.
Learning Series
Dothan Gem & Mineral Club
January - Garnet
February - Amethyst
March - Aquamarine
April - Diamond
May - Emerald
June - Moonstone
July - Ruby
August - Peridot
September - Sapphire
October - Opal
November - Topaz
December - Turquoise
2011 - Birthstones
2012 - Alabama Super Sites
Jan - Introduction
Feb - Bibb County
March - Calhoun
April - Clay
May - Cleburne
June - Coosa
July - Frankin
August - Lee
Sept - Limestone
Oct - Randolph
Nov - Tallapoosa
Dec - Tuscaloosa
2013 - Basic Rockhound Knowledge
Jan - Igneous Rocks
Feb - Quartz with Inclusions
March - Metamorphic Rocks
Apr - Iridescent Gems
May - Cutting Style
June - Where Gems are Found
July - The 7 Crystal Systems
August - Gem Hardness
Sep - AL Physiographic Provinces - Part 1
October - AL - Part 2
November - AL - Part 3
December - Star Stones
2014 - Fossils & Geology of the Southeast U.S.
Jan - AL Paleontology & Geology Overview
Feb - AL Cenozoic and Mesozoic Eras
Mar - AL Paleozoic & Precambrian Eras
Apr - TN Paleontology & Geology Overview
May - TN Paleozoic & Precambrian Eras
Jun - MS Paleontology & Geology
July - MS Mesozoic, Paleozoic & Precambrian Eras
August - FL Paleontology & Geology
Sept - GA Paleontology & Geology
October- GA Cenozoic Eras
November - GA Paleozoic Eras