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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 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.

Sturgeon River Pottery Petoskey Michigan, Pottery Bird Supply Garden Accessories

Sturgeon River Pottery of Petoskey Michigan - Finest selection of Petoskey stones, pottery, jewelry, hand-crafted gifts, furniture in Northern 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

Petoskey stones are the ultimate Michigan souvenir. What are they, what makes them special and where to find them -- we've got all the info you need for your next Michigan beach vacation!

Petoskey Stones are the fossilized remains of a coral that grew in Michigan 350 million years ago.  									Petoskey means "rays of rising sun" in Indian. This stone is found nowhere else in the world.

Petoskey Stones are the fossilized remains of a coral that grew in Michigan 350 million years ago. Petoskey means "rays of rising sun" in Indian. Oh gosh I saw so many of these when I lived Up North Michigan

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. Not really rock but still.

Fossilized coral known as a Petoskey Stone from Lake Michigan

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What is Petoskey stone, and Where Can You Find It?

Photo credit Photo credit Photo credit Photo credit These amazing stones are Petoskey stones; composed of fossilized skeletons of Hexagonaria percarinata, a type of coral from coral reefs that once…

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.

Petoskey Stone on Lake Michigan Shore by ER Post, via Flickr

Petoskey Stone on Lake Michigan Shore by ER Post. A Petoskey stone is a rock that is composed of a fossilized coral, Hexagonaria percarinata. I love trying to find these!