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American Rockhound Magazine!

Based in Asheville, North Carolina, American Rockhound is focused on promoting the hobby of rock, gem, mineral and fossil collecting. Sponsored by the Mountain Area Gem and Mineral Association and Jacquot & Son Mining, we have a wealth of information and content supplied by our readers and rockhounds from all over the United States. We hope you will enjoy this excellent source for information to enhance and promote our hobby.

Update: June, 2019

Hello friends,

Available printed and CD Issues will continue to be sold for Volumes 1 (2014) and 2 (2015), Issues 1-6.

I will soon be adding a monthly online section called "Thinking Out Loud" here on this site. This was the first column in the magazine when it was in print. We are still working on the book series and I will post updates as I get them.

Thank you for your continued support of American Rockhound. We look forward to our future issues and producing top quality magazines and books that will be a valued asset to your rockhounding library.

Richard Jacquot
Owner, American Rockhound
If you have any questions, feel free to contact me at 828-779-4501 or email at rick@wncrocks.com

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Volume 2, Issue 6
Apr/May/June, 2015

North Carolina Amethyst:
Reel Mine, Hiddenite, Blue Valley,
Rob Whaley, Richard Jacquot

Tucson Show Report,
Jim Landon

History of the Metals,
John Lichtenberger

The Weston Meteorite,
John Sinclair

American Rockhound: Ken Kyte

Rockhound Art: Giant Bismuth

And Much, Much More!

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