Rocks Under The Microscope #3

Rocks Under The Microscope #3

More cool rocks under the microscope. Things that are hard to see with the naked eye. The microscope was from Amazon, about $40 Cdn. Not strong enough to see germs etc., but it gives you a new perspective for looking…

Metal Detecting a Michigan Farm Field

Metal Detecting a Michigan Farm Field

Sam and I took a metal detector to Alcona County to search a farm field next to a late 19th century homestead. – INSTAGRAM – https://www.instagram.com/michiganrocksyoutube/ – MERCH – https://michigan-rocks.creator-spring.com – KINGSLEY NORTH – Kingsley North is a lapidary store…

My Biggest Agate Yet!!

My Biggest Agate Yet!!

Just when we were about to leave, I found my biggest agate so far, on the Northern shores of Lake Superior, north of Sault Ste. Marie, ON. Lots of other cool finds also. Check it out and don’t forget to…

A Puddingstone with a Story

A Puddingstone with a Story

I think you’re going to love seeing this puddingstone all polished up. You’ll also enjoying hearing its history. Much of the equipment that I use in this video is in my Amazon storefront: http://www.amazon.com/shop/michiganrocks (affiliate link) Here are the grits…

Some Michigan Rocks That I Haven't Tumbled Before - Rocks in a Box 68

Some Michigan Rocks That I Haven’t Tumbled Before – Rocks in a Box 68

There are a couple things in this batch that I haven’t tumbled before that I think you’ll really like. The rest of the rocks are pretty nice too. – INSTAGRAM – https://www.instagram.com/michiganrocksyoutube/ – MERCH – https://michigan-rocks.creator-spring.com – KINGSLEY NORTH –…

Banded Iron, Lake Superior rocks & cutting Agates!!

Banded Iron, Lake Superior rocks & cutting Agates!!

As promised, here are the rocks I cut from last weeks rockhounding adventure. Beautiful Agates & Banded Iron. Found 1 hour north of Sault Ste. Marie, ON.

Gastropods Galore at Rockport - Rock Collecting with a Geologist

Gastropods Galore at Rockport – Rock Collecting with a Geologist

My son in law David, who is a geologist, joins me for a fun kayak ride and some interesting rock collecting on the beach at Rockport State Park. We found a surprising number of gastropods (giant prehistoric snails) as well…

Lake Superior Rocks - Rocks in a Box 67

Lake Superior Rocks – Rocks in a Box 67

Check out this box of rocks from the eastern U.P. that I picked up last summer. I got some great before and after pictures so you can see how much they changed. – INSTAGRAM – https://www.instagram.com/michiganrocksyoutube/ – MERCH – https://michigan-rocks.creator-spring.com…

Looking for Agates & Banded Iron

Looking for Agates & Banded Iron

Our 2nd adventure of 2022, looking for the elusive Lake Superior Agate, and some beautiful Banded Iron, in Northern Ontario.

Rob Takes Wild Kyle to His Favorite Beach

Rob Takes Wild Kyle to His Favorite Beach

Wild Kyle visits from Florida for a fun day on a Lake Huron beach. Kyle and I each videoed different rocks, so be sure to watch his video when you’re done with this one. https://youtu.be/vPB1nW2EyHU WildKyle’s Channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/WILDKYLE Thanks to…

Ric's Tumbled Rocks #3

Ric’s Tumbled Rocks #3

Showing off some more of my tumbled rocks we find here on the shores of Lake Superior in Northern Ontario.

One of the Most Beautiful Places I Have Been—Hocking Hills State Park

One of the Most Beautiful Places I Have Been—Hocking Hills State Park

I had no idea there were such beautiful places in Ohio. Each spot was more beautiful than the last. I felt like I was on the movie set of something like Jurassic Park or Avatar in some spots. If you’re…

Polishing a Lake Superior Agate with a Toothbrush

Polishing a Lake Superior Agate with a Toothbrush

A quick brush, and it’s done! – INSTAGRAM – https://www.instagram.com/michiganrocksyoutube/ – MERCH – https://michigan-rocks.creator-spring.com – KINGSLEY NORTH – Kingsley North is a lapidary store in Michigan’s U.P. They make a great cab machine and sell many other brands too. They…

What's On My Rock Shelf? #1

What’s On My Rock Shelf? #1

Welcome to a new segment I like to call “What’s On My Shelf?” A chance to show off rocks that we’ve collected, been given to us, or traded with someone. We have a wide variety to show. Some I can…

Spring Rock Hunt at Hoeft State Park

Spring Rock Hunt at Hoeft State Park

Nancy and Rob scope out the rocks at Hoeft State Park. We found a really cool board that was probably from a shipwreck. Thanks to Christina Jelinek for editing the closed captions for this video. – INSTAGRAM – https://www.instagram.com/michiganrocksyoutube/ –…

Ripple Rock

Ripple Rock

We found this really cool rock formation about 40 minutes east of Sault Ste. Marie, ON. It’s approximately 2 billion years old.

Lots of Rock Variety on Lake Superior

Lots of Rock Variety on Lake Superior

Nancy and I head to the beach on Lake Superior again for some more interesting rocks. Thanks to Christina Jelinek for editing the closed captions for this video. – INSTAGRAM – https://www.instagram.com/michiganrocksyoutube/ – MERCH – https://michigan-rocks.creator-spring.com – KINGSLEY NORTH –…

Reany Falls, Marquette, Michigan

Reany Falls, Marquette, Michigan

– INSTAGRAM – https://www.instagram.com/michiganrocksyoutube/ – MERCH – https://michigan-rocks.creator-spring.com – KINGSLEY NORTH – Kingsley North is a lapidary store in Michigan’s U.P. They make a great cab machine and sell many other brands too. They have a huge selection rough rock,…

Can You Display Your Rocks In A Museum?

Can You Display Your Rocks In A Museum?

Have you ever thought about showing off your rock collection but had nowhere to do it? Visit your local Museum and tell them what you have. You never know. Watch the video for more info.

I found the Biggest Agate of my Life in Lake Superior

I found the Biggest Agate of my Life in Lake Superior

Nancy and I spent a very windy day at the mouth of the Blind Sucker River near Grand Marais, Michigan hunting for agates and other rocks. I found a big agate and we both found plenty of other nice rocks.…

Cutting Rocks #3 #thefinders

Cutting Rocks #3 #thefinders

More beautiful rocks to cut. What’s inside is always a surprise!!

Rock Hunting in Front of the Largest Limestone Quarry in the World

Rock Hunting in Front of the Largest Limestone Quarry in the World

Spring has been slow getting here, but I finally put my kayak in the water and went out looking for some rocks. I headed to Rogers City and hunted the beach in front of Calcite Quarry. – INSTAGRAM – https://www.instagram.com/michiganrocksyoutube/…

Polishing a Lake Superior Agate with a Magic Cloth

Polishing a Lake Superior Agate with a Magic Cloth

A nice little laker all polished up. – INSTAGRAM – https://www.instagram.com/michiganrocksyoutube/ – MERCH – https://michigan-rocks.creator-spring.com – KINGSLEY NORTH – Kingsley North is a lapidary store in Michigan’s U.P. They make a great cab machine and sell many other brands too.…

First Rockhounding Trip of 2022 #thefinders

First Rockhounding Trip of 2022 #thefinders

Yay!! Our first rockhounding adventure of 2022. A great way to spend Easter Sunday. What did we find? Well I guess you will have to watch the video to find out 🙂