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.

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.

Find a Petoskey Stone. West Michigan Bucket List - West Michigan Tourist Association

Find a Petoskey Stone. West Michigan Bucket List - West Michigan Tourist Association

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, 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 Stone - okay, so this is not technically a place or a space, but something found only in one of my favorite places...

Petoskey Stone - okay, so this is not technically a place or a space, but something found only in one of my favorite places...

WORLDS LARGEST PETOSKEY STONE DISPLAY       Using petoskey stone and fossil, a framed two-dimensional display with a square shape that measures approximately ni

WORLDS LARGEST PETOSKEY STONE DISPLAY Using petoskey stone and fossil, a framed two-dimensional display with a square shape that measures approximately ni

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

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

THE PETOSKEY STONE Petoskey Stones can be found in the Northern counties of the Lower Peninsula of Michigan, (Charlevoix, Emmet, Cheboygan, Presque Isles and Alpena Counties). They are found along beaches,...

HAND POLISHING A PETOSKEY MADE EASY & MORE!

THE PETOSKEY STONE Petoskey Stones can be found in the Northern counties of the Lower Peninsula of Michigan, (Charlevoix, Emmet, Cheboygan, Presque Isles and Alpena Counties). They are found along beaches,...

Ultimate Michigan Bucket List: 50 Things You Must Do.

Ultimate Michigan bucket list: 50 things you must do

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.

Daily Dose: Build With Fossils?

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.

A Petoskey stone is a rock and a fossil, often pebble-shaped, that is composed of a fossilized coral,

A Petoskey stone is a rock and a fossil, often pebble-shaped, that is composed of a fossilized coral,

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