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.

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...

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

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

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 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.

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