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The second in a series featuring beach stones found along the shorelines of Lake Michigan, offering photos and info about syenite, rhyolite, pumice, dolomite, quartz, wishing stones, heart stones, quartzite, Presque Island serpentinite, diabase, pegmatite, conglomerate and banded metamorphic rocks! Batu, Camping, Rocks And Minerals, Rocks And Fossils, Stone Rocks, Beach Stones, Stones And Crystals, Beach Rocks, Stone Art

A guide to identifying beach stones found along the shorelines of Lake Michigan, with photos and info about syenite, rhyolite, pumice, dolomite, quartz, wishing stones, Presque Island serpentinite, quartzite, diabase(dolerite), pegmatite, conglomerate, banded metamorphic rock and heart stones,.

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Karen Dehrer
Lake Michigan Beach Geode  Geodes are one of the less-common finds on our beaches, but it's very exciting when you do find one. They begin their formation as hollow volcanic rock caused by gas bubbles. But they can also form in areas other than volcanoes. In sedimentary rocks, geodes can start out as animal burrows, tree roots, or mud deposits, which over time form the hollow cavity within the rock while the outer edges harden and form a sphere. Mineral-rich ground water infiltrates the cavity a Michigan, Lady, Rocks And Fossils, Lake Michigan Stones, Geology Rocks, Rock Minerals, Sedimentary Rocks, Rock Hunting, Lake Michigan Waves

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, siltstone, mudstone, geodes, chalcedony and agate.

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Gail Wood