Issue 4: Magazine 4 + 2 collectable cards + Tiger's Eye
The fascinating stories behind mineral names, which have been drawn from a wide variety of sources including the names of scientists, collectors, places, mythological gods and even astronauts.
MINERALS AND MAN
An examination of the process by which oil is created, discovered and extracted, to become one of man’s most important sources of energy and raw materials for industry.
The skill involved in cutting a gemstone to bring out its optical qualities, enhancing its colour, lustre, brilliance and, ultimately, its value.
AROUND THE WORLD
How the Romans extracted gold from the mountains of Las Médulas in Spain during the first and second centuries AD, leaving behind a unique landscape that is now a World Heritage site.