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    Petoskey stone

    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

    Petoskey Stones from Lake Michigan


    Petoskey stones on Lake Michigan.

    Petoskey ♥

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    Have done fossil hunting (only where it's legal) in Montana, North Dakota and Washington. Fun for all ages.


    I recently saw this in a magazine -- I'm geeked to have found it at The Social Dept. #misplacedmichigander

    Petoskey Stones were formed by the fossilization of ancient coral, Hexagonaria.  The coral lived in shallow waters.  Petoskey Stones are found on many beaches of Lake Michigan and Lake Huron, as well as in rock quantities from Traverse City to Alpena.  The honeycomb patterned stone has a hardness from 4 to 5.

    Petoskey stone Michigan

    //Chalcedony is one of the world`s oldest gemstones. According to archaeologists, humanoids have worn stones, ivory, bone, and certain organic items for personal adornment for about 75,000 years. Which shows its power. Chalcedony prevents from touchiness and melancholy. Worn by many to promote calm and peace. Chalcedony also stimulates creativity. Which is mostly used by astrologers.


    Michigan Rocks Petoskey Stones

    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.

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    Petoskey stone from Michigan