Rocks and Fossils
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It is possible to give your rocks a lasting, shiny finish without waiting for the weeks-long process required by a tumbler. There are a number of methods with varying results, depending on the type of
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How do you know if that rock you found is a geode? Here are a couple of things you can do to know if it's a geode and what to do if it is.
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Though geodes may look like ordinary rocks, they conceal a hollowed interior that is chock full of different colored minerals and rocks such as amethyst, quartz, agate, and jade. Geodes form naturally over time as a result of specific...
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If you're into digging fossils, then you'll want to be sure to check out these 15 fossil hunting sites that are open to the public. There's nothing more rewarding than digging up your own fossils so you can clean it off and add it to your display at home.
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If you happen to be a resident of Michigan, you are no doubt familiar with the Petoskey (or Petosky) Stone. However, other than ardent rockhounds, many of the rest of us may not be as well-versed about this lovely fossilized stone, which deserves its time in the limelight. So here's a short tractate of the Petoskey stone's origins and unique name as well as a few tips on how to find Petoskey stones.
In the three centuries since the first trilobite fossil was unearthed, many thousands of specimens and tens of thousands of species have been identified. To help collectors begin classifying their finds, trilobites have been grouped into ten types, or orders, based on distinct anatomical differences.
Here is the ultimate list of the top rock collecting sites in the US! Included is info on what you'll find and many other tips for each location.
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