There are many reasons people are drawn to rock collecting. One of the big reasons is the fact that it takes you outside. Just getting out into mother nature with friends and family is a good enough reason to take up this exciting hobby.Becoming a rockhound can take you many places you might not ordinarily go. You might find yourself exploring riverbeds for perfectly … [Read more...] about Best Rockhounding Books For 2020 (Rocks, Minerals and Gemstones)
We spend hours walking creeks and beaches looking for hidden treasures. How much of that time do we spend bending over to pick up things to look at? Countless! We do it over and over again. We do it until our backs begin to hurt!How nice would it be to be able to pick that rock or seashell up to take a look at it without ever bending over again?Believe it … [Read more...] about Sand Dipper Beach Scoop | The Best Beachcombing Tool For 2020!
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!)
Have you ever looked at someone else's rock collection and wondered how in the heck they got such beautiful looking gemstones? Believe it or not, you can also make your rocks look just as good! In this article, I’m going to explain exactly how to use a rock tumbler to elevate your rock collection to the next level!The Rock Tumbling HobbyRock tumbling, or rock … [Read more...] about How To Use A Rock Tumbler (Tips and Techniques!)
Rock tumbling, or rock polishing, is a great way for both kids and adults to take their rock collecting hobby to the next level. But if you’ve spent any time shopping around for rock polishers or rock tumblers, you may have quickly become overwhelmed, especially if you're a beginner!That’s okay, I felt the same way when I first started. And since this Rock Seeker has done … [Read more...] about The Best Rock Tumbler For Beginners! (Reviews for 2020)