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Cracking rocks open can reveal a lot of things

...and chip off a flake just wide enough to shape into a tool or arrowhead. "Lots of this material has vugs," said Jim Stoops, "which are hollows in rocks where fine crystals form. Mostly it'll be tiny quartz crystals, but you'll also...
Where we live

Jim Stoops, of Martinez, is a self-classified rock hound. "I've always been interested in rocks and geology," Mr. Stoops said...
Helen Thigpen (WADLEY, Ga.)

...with Reverend Donna Ashworth officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery. Pallbearers were Stan Upton, Jim Stoops, Mike Blocker, Marty Prigge, Cliff Jones, and Jeff Brunswick. Survivors include 2 daughters, Barbara P. Green...