The Prospector's Pouch carries
a full line of lapidary supplies. The owner, C. R. Smith, has been a lapidary instructor for over 30 years, but has since
retired from teaching. He performs custom stone cutting and has lectured around the country.
Pouch also offers rough stone that can be found in Georgia. Including, but not limited to the following:
Georgia Snow Forest
– Green in white matrix that resembles snow atop green tree branches. Will produce a high polish for cabs and flats.
(limited supply, slabs only….Sample $5.00, plus $3.00 postage…pictures soon available)
Georgia Star Rose Quartz – Oriented slices or rough
pieces (clear pink) that will produce sharp 6 ray stars
· $1.25 per gram up to 25 grams
· $1.00 per gram from 26 to 50 grams
· $0.75 per gram from 50 grams and up
Georgia Lazulite – Different grades: pyrite,
quartzite matrix with blue crystals
Georgia Conestoga Limestone – black limestone
matrix with white marbled veins, easy to polish for cabs or flats (same pricing as Georgia
Snow Forest, pictures soon available)
Georgia Green Actinolite – non "cut able" but
specimen to museum quality – light green (very close to emerald green) acicular crystals in grayish white matrix. Price
depends on size and quality. Gold has been found in the same rock formations.
Georgia Jasper –varied colors with unusual
patterns, very nice for cab or flat. Presently, same prices as Georgia Snow Forest.
Star Rose Quartz - Oriented slices and slabs of rough that will produce
6 rayed stars when cut with orientation.