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.

Found lots of Petoskey stones and still search.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.

Petoskey stone Michigan

The Petoskey is Michigan's State Stone. The word Petoskey is the English approximate of the Indian word "Bidasiga".

Petoskey stones! The Michigan state stone!!

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. Here is a Petoskey stone & Charlevoix stone.

These rounded, weathered rocks are fossilized corals.

Petoskey stones ~ fossilized coral that lived 350 million years ago - the rocks rounded in the surf along the shore of Lake Michigan near Petosky, Michigan. We find them on the east coast on Michigan also

A Petoskey stone is a rock and a fossil, often pebble-shaped, that is composed of a fossilized coral. Found only in Michigan

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.

Beachcombing for Petoskey stones in Michigan is summertime fun and a treasure hunter's delight. Find out more about the ultimate Michigan souvenir! USA

Beachcombing for Petoskey Stones in Michigan - The Ultimate Souvenir

Beachcombing for Petoskey stones in Michigan is summertime fun and a treasure hunter's delight. Find out more about the ultimate Michigan souvenir!

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).

A Petoskey stone is a rock and a fossil, often pebble-shaped, that is composed of a fossilized coral, Hexagonaria percarinata. They are fragments of a coral reef that was originally deposited during the Devonian period, about 350 million years ago. (Wikipedia) Photo by Mark Willocks.

Petoskey stone is a rock and a fossil, often pebble-shaped, that is composed of a fossilized coral, Hexagonaria percarinata. They are fragments of a coral reef that was originally deposited during the Devonian period, about 350 million years ago.

Petosky Stone on the beach -- Petosky stones are only found in Michigan!  Featured in the Leelanau Enterprise ...

Petosky Stone on the beach -- Petosky stones are only found in Michigan! My husband & I love walking the beach looking for Petosky Stones!

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

Grandpa Shorter's is a northern Michigan gift store specializing in Petoskey Stones and other unique Michigan themed gifts since

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.

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