Five tips for finding and polishing Petoskey stones, fossilized ancient coral found on the beaches in the shallows of Lake Michigan along the Northern Michigan coast.
Petoskey stone while still alive.
Petoskey Stones, the state stone of Michigan, are fossilized coral resulting from glaciation and are often polished to reveal the beautiful pattern of the 6 sided coral colonies. #Geology #Petoskey_Stone #Michigan
These rounded, weathered rocks are fossilized corals.
Something naturally curious
Side view of Charlevoix Stone - Often mistaken for Petoskey stone, but made of a different type of coral,
Petoskey Stone - okay, so this is not technically a place or a space, but something found only in one of my favorite places...
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Petoskey Stones are the fossilized remains of a coral that grew in Michigan 350 million years ago. Petoskey means "rays of rising sun" in Indian. This stone is found nowhere else in the world.
Leland Blue and Petoskey stone Unity Bead
no - these aren't rocks that have been tangled (see Zentangle), they are Petoskey stones ~ a coral that lived 350 million years ago
a world of wonder
#MIAwesomeList: #27 Scour the beaches for a Petoskey stone