Thundereggs are a prized geologic formation due to their beautiful cores contained within a rough outer layer. Similar to a geode, a thunderegg is a hollow rock which has been filled with mineral deposits. However, think of a thunderegg as a “geologic structure” and not an individual rock or mineral.It is the combination of rocks and minerals in the right circumstances that … [Read more...] about All About THUNDER EGGS (And Where To Find Them!)
It seems humans have been forever fascinated by geodes. Maybe it is our deep-seated pursuit of a hidden treasure, of which the geode caters to. Think of it, an unassuming rough rock that when opened up, reveals a hidden and hollow sphere of crystals within. The proverbial “diamond in the rough”.And they key to knowing where to find geodes, is to first understand exactly what … [Read more...] about How To Find GEODES! The Ultimate Guide + (Fun Facts About Geodes)
Can Geodes Be Found In Pennsylvania? Pennsylvania definitely offers a lot when it comes to dig sites for rockhounds. The state is great for finding lots of different types of rocks and minerals including quartz, petrified wood and many other precious stones. But can you find geodes in Pennsylvania? The quick answer is, no, not really. Even though there … [Read more...] about Can Geodes Be Found In Pennsylvania?
How to Break Open A GeodeWhether you found a whole, unopened geode, or purchased an intact geode from from a retailer; the real fun of geodes comes in the initial opening of the geode.While museum grade geodes are cut with a high speed water-cooled diamond saw, most amateur rock collectors probably don't have access to this type of equipment. Though this method of opening … [Read more...] about How To Crack Open A Geode
*Please note that it is ultimately the readers responsibility to verify that the locations and information provided below are accurate before making any plans to visit. Rockhounding in Northern California: Where to Find Geodes and More! 1: Traverse Creek Traverse Creek is a well-known historical landmark that was made famous by William Louis Stifle. … [Read more...] about Where to Find Geodes in Northern California (5 Best Locations)