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  • Glowing fluorescent Yooperlites found in Michigans

    Glowing fluorescent Yooperlites found in Michigans

    Sep 10, 2018 Glowing, fluorescent Yooperlites found in Michigans Upper Peninsula. Erik Rintamaki, 43, of Brimley, considers himself an amateur rock hound who

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  • Petoskey Stones Hunting for the Healing Rocks of Michigan

    Petoskey Stones Hunting for the Healing Rocks of Michigan

    How amp Where to Find the Stone in Michigan. Hunting for the Petoskey Stone is a fun activity for everyone myself included. It took some hardcore searching and lots of tips from the locals, but I was lucky enough to find at least a dozen of them In the Petoskey area, these stones can be found

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  • Where to Find Rocks Minerals and Fossils in Michigan

    Where to Find Rocks Minerals and Fossils in Michigan

    Petoskey Stone has been the designated the state rock of Michigan State. Petoskey stone is actually a fossilized coral. It is named after the town of the same name as a number of these coral stones are found in the area. The Petoskey stones appear as pebbles and are quite commonly found in the northern side of the Lower Peninsula.

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  • Where to Find Gold in Michigan Treasure Pursuits

    Where to Find Gold in Michigan Treasure Pursuits

    Gold occurs naturally with other types of minerals like quartz. Gold is found in three different places in Michigan 1. Bedrock. Locating gold in and around bedrock is one of the first things new prospectors do as it is the easiest way to locate it. Gold found in bedrock is easy to collect with little equipment.

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  • Where to Find Petoskey Stones in Michigan Michigan

    Where to Find Petoskey Stones in Michigan Michigan

    Jul 07, 2017 Where to Find Petoskey Stones in Michigan. The Petoskey stone, Michigans state stone - and its lesser-known cousin, the Charlevoix stone are unique to the Great Lakes and can be found along the shores of Michigans lower peninsula. These unique treasures can be elusive to first-time stone seekers, but the tips below can help get you on track to your first discovery

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  • A Guide to Finding Michigans Yooperlites Michigan

    A Guide to Finding Michigans Yooperlites Michigan

    Michigan beaches are a rock hounds paradise. Lined with Petoskey stones, Pudding stones, Lake Superior agates and more, this timeless hobby is enjoyed by many. Now you can add syenite rock rich with fluorescent sodalite, also known as Yooperlites , to your list of rocks to find

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  • The story behind glow in the dark Yooperlites found in

    The story behind glow in the dark Yooperlites found in

    Sep 07, 2018 The story behind glow in the dark Yooperlites found in Michigan. By Marina Cracchiolo Posted at 1252 PM, Sep 07, 2018 . and last updated 2018-09-07 133641-04. A gem and mineral dealer in the ...

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  • Petoskey Stones Where to Find Them and How to Polish

    Petoskey Stones Where to Find Them and How to Polish

    Sep 04, 2018 The Petoskey Stone is the official state stone of Michigan. It is found only in a small area of the world, and the Lake Michigan shores in Northern Michigan are some of the best places to find these unique natural treasures. These tan-gray stones are actually fossilized coral from hundreds of millions years ago.

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  • Beachcombers hunt for Lake Michigan gems reveals beauty

    Beachcombers hunt for Lake Michigan gems reveals beauty

    May 27, 2016 Thousands of gemlike stones wash ashore every year, pounded into smoothness by the rough surf of Lake Michigan. Some local residents have

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  • America Unearthed Mysterious Artifact Revealed in Chicago

    America Unearthed Mysterious Artifact Revealed in Chicago

    Apr 15, 2021 Its called the Waubonsie Stone, also spelled Waubansee probably the first so-called statue in Chicagos history, according to the Chicago Tribune in 1976. Once, the huge stone sat at the rivers mouth near Fort Dearborn, constructed in 1804. Once, it stood about a half-mile walk from Lake Michigan near the Michigan Avenue Bridge.

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  • Petosky stones Michigan State University

    Petosky stones Michigan State University

    Here is where Petoskey Stones are most commonly found. For those who look, Petoskey Stones are along the beaches, inland in gravel deposits, and sold in gift shops. How was the Petoskey stone formed So, what is a Petoskey stone It is a fossil colonial coral that lived in the warm Michigan seas during the Devonian time around 350 million years ...

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  • Mineral Specimens from Michigan Gallery MampW Minerals

    Mineral Specimens from Michigan Gallery MampW Minerals

    6693 Copper Crystals with Epidote. Caledonia Mine, Ontonagon Co., Michigan 7.9 x 5.2 x 1.5 cm SOLD. 6687 Copper Crystals with attached Barite and Nonesuch Shale. White Pine Mine, White Pine, Ontonagon Co., Michigan 29.6 x 17 x 3.8 cm

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  • Leland Blue A Way of Life in Northern Michigan

    Leland Blue A Way of Life in Northern Michigan

    Aug 13, 2014 The Search for the Stone. Karen Maas, a native of Northern Michigan, has been collecting Leland Blue for years now. I meet Karen for the first time at

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  • Identifying the Rocks of Lake Michigan Geode Septarian

    Identifying the Rocks of Lake Michigan Geode Septarian

    Apr 22, 2018 Fascinating facts and photos featuring the most common beach stones found along Lake Michigan shorelines, as well as several unusual kinds includes various types of basalt, septarian, limestone, granite, gabbro, diorite, gneiss, schist, sandstone, silt

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  • Common Beach Stone Identification Including Dolomite

    Common Beach Stone Identification Including Dolomite

    May 21, 2018 These heavily veined cobble beach stones came from Presque Isle Park in Marquette, Michigan of Upper Michigan bordering Lake Superior. One source I found states it is serpentinized peridotite serpentinite rock of the Mona Formation, Archean in age - 2.6 billion years. Most locals simply call them Presque Isle Stones.

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  • 10 000 yearold stone circle reportedly found under

    10 000 yearold stone circle reportedly found under

    Oct 14, 2020 10,000 year-old stone circle reportedly found under Straits of Mackinac by people investigating a proposed oil pipeline. What it means for the project, if anything, is unknown.

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  • Gems of Michigan Michigan Green Stones

    Gems of Michigan Michigan Green Stones

    Sep 26, 2009 Gems of chlorastrolite Michigan green stone are very rare. Until recently these gems were found on Isle Royale a large island west of the keweenaw peninsula. They are now being found in the old copper mines of the keweenaw peninsula. The Michigan state gem is chlorastrolite. A precious gem with chatoyant dark green and dark blue patterns.

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  • What Is Petoskey Stone and Where Can You Find It

    What Is Petoskey Stone and Where Can You Find It

    The movement of the frozen lake ice acting on the shore during the winters is thought to turn over stones at the shore of Lake Michigan, exposing new Petoskey stones at the waters edge each spring.Petoskey Stones are also commonly found in Iowa, Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, New

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  • Chlorastrolite Michigans Striking State Gemstone

    Chlorastrolite Michigans Striking State Gemstone

    The toughness of this stone allows for cutting and polishing of all types of cabachon shapes, calibrated or freeform, and is a great material for inlays. It is found in the Keweenaw Peninsula of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and Isle Royale in Lake Superior.

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  • Beachgoers Guide to Lake Michigan Fossils and Rocks

    Beachgoers Guide to Lake Michigan Fossils and Rocks

    Jul 05, 2017 Petoskey Stones Petoskey stones are an extinct fossil coral that lived 380 million years ago. The Petoskey stone also happens to be the official state stone of Michigan. These corals are called colonial rugose corals and lived in the Devonian Period. The fossil corals have eroded out of the rock and are polished by the waves and sand.

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  • Gems of Michigan

    Gems of Michigan

    The gems that you will be hunting will are Datolite and blue and green copper silicates. all these gems will make nice jewelry and they come from Michigan Near Delaware Michigan. Back in the 1800 s The old miners would throw out many of these gems mixed with copper. so if you enjoy prospecting, Delaware Michigan is the place to go.

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  • Petoskey Stone Hunting 10 Beaches Where You Can Find

    Petoskey Stone Hunting 10 Beaches Where You Can Find

    Jun 16, 2020 The Petoskey stone has been Michigans state stone since 1965, and has been one of the most sought-after beach treasures in the Northern Lower Peninsula for decades. This stone is composed of fossilized coral Hexagonaria percarinata that dates back to the Devonian period.Named for Ottawa chief Pet-O-Sega, Petoskey stones share their name with the city of Petoskey and many

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