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Lake Michigan Stone Cabochon

Lake Michigan Stone Cabochon

Unakite Cabochon

Lake Michigan Stone Cabochon

Unakite from Lake Michigan shaped and polished into a cabochon. Stones for jewelry artists.

Lake Michigan Stone Cabochon

Lake Michigan Stone Cabochon

Feldspar in Basalt from Lake Michigan shaped and polished into a cabochon. Stones for jewelry artists.

Lake Michigan Stone Cabochon

Lake Michigan Stone Cabochon

Feldspar in Basalt from Lake Michigan shaped and polished into a cabochon. Stones for jewelry artists.

Lake Michigan Stone Cabochon

Lake Michigan Stone Cabochon

Chert from Lake Michigan shaped and polished into a cabochon. Stones for jewelry artists.

Lake Michigan Stone Cabochon

Lake Michigan Stone Cabochon

Lake Michigan Unakite stone shaped and polished into a cabochon. Stones for jewelry artists.

Serpentine Cabochon

Lake Michigan Stone Cabochon

Epidote from Lake Michigan shaped and polished into a cabochon. Stones for jewelry artists.

Quartz Cabochon

Lake Michigan Stone Cabochon

Quartz from Lake Michigan shaped and polished into a cabochon.

Feldspar Cabochon

Lake Michigan Stone Cabochon

Feldspar from Lake Michigan shaped and polished into a cabochon. Stones for jewelry artists.

Jasper Cabochon

Lake Michigan Stone Cabochon

Quartz from Lake Michigan shaped and polished into a cabochon. Stones for jewelry artists.

Petoskey isn't the only stone on the beach, and the Lake Michigan shoreline from South Haven to St. Joseph offers wonderful stones for rock collectors. Here are the names of some of those commonly found on Southwest Michigan beaches. Thanks to Patti Oakland of Seaswept Designs in Kalamazoo for identifying the stones and sharing her collections.

Collectible rocks of Southwest Lake Michigan beaches

Petoskey isn't the only stone on the beach, and the Lake Michigan shoreline from South Haven to St. Joseph offers wonderful stones for rock collectors. Here are the names of some of those commonly found on Southwest Michigan beaches. Thanks to Patti Oakland of Seaswept Designs in Kalamazoo for identifying the stones and sharing her collections.

Unikite or better known as hamburger stones. Great Lakes. Unakite, also called epidote, derives its name from the Greek epidosis, meaning "growing together". It is a combination of red jasper and green epidote solidly bound together.

Unikite or better known as hamburger stones. Unakite, also called epidote, derives its name from the Greek epidosis, meaning "growing together". It is a combination of red jasper and green epidote solidly bound together.

my crinoid collection all from the beaches of Lake Michigan

(Previous pinner says) My crinoid collection all from the beaches of Lake Michigan.

Horn coral  What makes it interesting: Fossilized coral animals millions of years old. Can be sliced and polished for jewelry.  Found: These were found in Southwest Michigan  http://www.mlive.com/news/kalamazoo/index.ssf/2015/11/collectible_rocks_of_southwest.html

Collectible rocks of Southwest Lake Michigan beaches

Horn coral What makes it interesting: Fossilized coral animals millions of years old. Can be sliced and polished for jewelry. Found: These were found in Southwest Michigan http://www.mlive.com/news/kalamazoo/index.ssf/2015/11/collectible_rocks_of_southwest.html

rock collecting of lake michigan | Lake Superior Stones, Keweenaw Peninsula, Eagle River, Michigan

Typical Lake Superior Stones, found in the Upper Peninsula, MI. We collect these this every summer!

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