Rocks and Fossils

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Whole geodes on a table with the text How To Tell If a Rock Is A Geode over the geodes. Rocks And Minerals, Rocks And Fossils, Rocks And Gems, Rocks And Crystals, Geology Rocks, Stone Rocks, Rock Minerals, Stones And Crystals, Minerals And Gemstones

Every rockhound loves a good geode, and the best are those we’ve gathered ourselves. While it can be tempting to start busting every rock you find with a rock pick, you can usually tell before you attack. Geodes are a specific formation and can usually be identified by their round shape and bumpy texture. These reliable indicators don’t tell the whole story, however. So, let’s go a bit further and give you an overview of how to tell if a rock is a geode.

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Discover the legend behind wishing stones, smooth stones with an unbroken line of quartz, chalcedony, or calcite running around the entire exterior of the stone. Learn how they form, where to find them, and the different variations of the legend behind them in this fascinating article. Whether you believe in the superstition or not, wishing stones are a unique and interesting find for any rockhound.

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