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For rock collectors, there are many places to go in the United States. From Arizona, Oregon, Utah and Nevada to Michigan and beyond. There are rocks, minerals and precious stones to be found just about everywhere! Here is a list of the top 10 best rockhounding sites in the United States. If you're a rockhound, you'll want to check out this list and plan your next road trip around hitting some of these collecting sites open to the public.
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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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Michigan is home to the most varieties of stones in the entire world.
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Rocks and Minerals Unit Study: 2 Simple Scratch Test investigations you can do to learn about rock hardness and various kinds of rocks.
When we were kids, we all kinda wanted to be archaeologists right? Or was that just me? Well, you actually can dig your own crystals. In this post I'm going to explain ways you can dig your own crystals. What Is Crystal Digging? Crystal digging, aka rockhounding, is where you go out in nature and find your own crystals and gemstones. It can be every bit as exciting as it sounds. To find your own crystals in nature is a great activity. It can also be a bit challenging. I'm here to talk about…
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Gemstones found in nature don't resemble gems in a jewelry store; they look like any other rock. A field guide can help you locate gem sites and identify them.
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The best part of it all is that you never know what type of treasures you'll walk away with.
Selling Rocks: How To Make Money As A Rockhound If you are brand new to selling the rocks and minerals that you’ve collected over the years, mindat.org has some tips for those looking to sell
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Rock tumbling! If you're thinking about getting into the rock tumbling hobby, DO IT! Polishing rocks is hugely popular among rockhounding enthusiasts. And it's not just for kids either. People are making professions and careers out of tumbling rocks and making gemstones out of rough rocks. But you have to start first! You'll want to check out these rock tumblers that I've found to be the best for beginners. TIP: My top choice is not only the best for beginners, but will also be a good later!
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