Articles by John Betts

Mr. Betts has also authored many articles in the earth sciences. His article Quarries and Minerals of the Dayton Rd. District, South Glastonbury, CT. won the 1996 George F. Kunz award for best article on New York regional mineralogy. This article will be published in Rocks & Minerals magazine in 1999. His most recent article Anthony's Nose, New York: Three Mineral Localities was recently published in Matrix and won the 1997 George F. Kunz award. Many of his best articles are available on this web site.Click here to go to online articles.

John is also featured columnist at Bob's Rockshop, the oldest hobby related webzine devoted to earth sciences on the web.


Bibliography of Articles Authored by John Betts

Quarries and Minerals of the Dayton Rd. District, South Glastonbury, CT. 1996 George F. Kunz Competition Papers (1st Prize winner), published by the New York Mineralogical Club, 1997, pp. 6-21.
Index to the 15 volumes of The Mineral Collector; March, 1894 to February, 1909 Privately published, 1997, 94 pages.
Manhattan Mineral Collecting Mineral News Volume 14, No. 1, January 1998, pp.1-8.
Anthony's Nose, New York: Three Mineral Localities 1997 George F. Kunz Competition Papers (1st Prize winner), published by the New York Mineralogical Club, 1998.
Anthony's Nose, New York: A New Look at an Old Location (abridged version) Matrix, The Journal of the History of Mines, Volume 5, No. 4, pp. 131-143.
Mineral Cleaning Color & Light, The Journal of the International Gem Society, Volume 1, No. 2, Summer 1999, pp.39-46.
Quarries and Minerals of the Dayton Rd. District, South Glastonbury, CT.(revised and updated) Rocks & Minerals Magazine, Volume 74, No. 2, March-April 1999, pp. 110-121.
Digital Mineral Photography Rocks & Minerals Magazine, v.76 #2, March-April 2001, pp. 102-112.
Minerals of New York City Rocks & Minerals Magazine, v.84 #3, May/June 2009, pp. 204-252.


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