rockhound

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rockhound

(ˈrɒkˌhaʊnd)
n
(Other Non-sporting Hobbies) a person who collects or who is interested in rocks and minerals
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Maxwell was a Midland RockHounds catcher who impressed professional scouts with his bat during one of his games in 2012.
After much deliberation, we decided to let the data of biostratigraphy stand on its own; that is, the amazing order to fossils in geologic strata is an empirical and noncontroversial fact which has been reified by thousands of amateur rockhounds as well as by professionals.
The hotel offers business travelers the added convenience of being a short drive away from the multiple energy, construction and healthcare corporations in Midland, and also offers guests the benefit of being within walking distance of leisure activities such as the approximately 7,000-seat Security Bank Ballpark, home of the Midland Rockhounds, the affiliate of MLB's Oakland Athletics.
02 (c) came to life in the game between the Midland RockHounds (Oakland A's) and Corpus Christi Hooks (Houston Astros).
However, seeing a rattlesnake in the California desert is not an uncommon event, especially for rockhounds exploring the region, and a rattlesnake sighting would not be expected to result in a written report to a wildlife agency.
I recall learning that rocks degrade, weather, and erode; I also learned that rockhounds have many ways to explain how one thing changes into another.
Wearing orange in hunting units during hunting season is a good idea for everyone, whether they're hikers, rockhounds or hunters.
High-quality hammers and chisels to join the other rockhounds and try to build your collection.
That's plenty to keep rockhounds busy for a lifetime.
These rockhounds, as they're often called, not only get to uncover cool new specimens to add to their collections, they also learn about Earth's geology in the process.
The Del Air Rockhounds Club presents a gem and mineral show, 10 a.