Petoskey Stone

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rumor: this is not a "live" Petoskey Stone, it is a soft coral. the Petoskey Stone is a fossilized Rugose hard coral.

Petoskey stone while still alive.

Petoskey stone is a rock and a fossil, often pebble-shaped, that is composed of a fossilized coral. The stones were formed as a result of glaciation. Petoskey was the state mineral of Michigan during the

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Petoskey Stones (only found in Lake Michigan near Petoskey), fossilized corals turned to stone.

Charlevoix stones are also known as Favosite Coral is a type of petrified coral. They are a cousin to the Petoskey stone with chambers much smaller. Where you find one you can usually find the other.

Our collection of handmade Michigan jewelry features solid sterling silver, genuine leather, and beach stones such as Petoskey Stone, Leland Blue, and Pudding Stone.

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Our collection of handmade Michigan jewelry features solid sterling silver, genuine leather, and beach stones such as Petoskey Stone, Leland Blue, and Pudding Stone.

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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. It is a rock and a fossil. WHOO Michigan, I have some of these :)

A Petoskey stone .is a rock and a fossil, often pebble-shaped, that is composed of a fossilized coral that lived 350 million years ago. The rocks rounded in the surf along the shores of Lake Michigan near Petoskey, Michigan.

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A Petoskey stone is a rock and a fossil, often pebble-shaped, that is composed of a fossilized coral. The stones were formed as a result of glaciation, in

 You can see several Petoskey stones. Others found around Lake Superior.

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Pretty stone collection. You can see several Petoskey stones. Others found around Lake Superior.

Petoskey stone is a rock and a fossil, often pebble-shaped, that is composed of a fossilized coral. The stones were formed as a result of glaciation. Petoskey was the state mineral of Michigan during the

Petoskey Stone, Michigan State Rock - composed of fossilized coral, Hexagonaria…

Summer Road Trip! Next Stop Petoskey State Park!

After our "ding dong ditch" trip to Chillermania, we enjoyed a short scenic ride to Petoskey, Michigan . We saw vineyards, fields...

Side view of Charlevoix Stone - Often mistaken for Petoskey stone, but made of a different type of coral,

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Michigan designated Isle Royale greenstone (chlorastrolite) as the official state gem in also called green starstone or turtle back in Michigan.

Michigan State Gem | Isle Royale Greenstone

Michigan designated Isle Royale greenstone (chlorastrolite) as the official state gem in 1973; also called green starstone or turtle back in Michigan.

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.

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 is a rock and a fossil, often pebble-shaped, that is composed of a fossilized coral. The stones were formed as a result of glaciation. Petoskey was the state mineral of Michigan during the

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Greenstone -- Michigan's state gem, the greenstone, was formed in gas bubbles within basalt. Basalt is a volcanic rock, formed in Michigan in part during the Midcontinent Rift approximately one billion years ago. As the Earth's crust separated, magma we

Greenstone -- Michigan's state gem, the greenstone, was formed in gas bubbles within basalt. Basalt is a volcanic rock, formed in Michigan in part during the Midcontinent Rift approximately one billion years ago. As the Earth's crust separated, magma welled up from beneath the crust. Rocks formed from this magma gave Michigan its valuable deposits of copper and silver -- and its state gem.

find a Michigan septarian nodule/ lightning stone!

find a Michigan septarian nodule/ lightning stone!!