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April 28 2011 Mexico Newsletter

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Although my wife calls them "dust catchers," I really do have a huge collection of rocks and minerals of which are featured many banded agates from Mexico, especially a laguna, a crazy lace, and a gorgeous yet ridiculously expensive apache flame that was given to us by my brother as a wedding present.

Banded Agates of Northwestern Mexico
Strikingly colorful and distinctively patterned banded agates from Northwestern Mexico are among the most beautiful and most sought after in the world. Come learn about such cryptocrystalline wonders like the Lagunas, Moctezumas, and Crazy Laces that are found in the state of Chihuahua.

??????? Question of the week ???????
In what bird family are groove-billed anis and lesser roadrunners?

Answer from last week's question:
The bird that has squirrel in its name is the squirrel cuckoo, so named because it hops from branch to branch and tree to tree like a squirrel.

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