Horse Shoe Falls, Munising, Michigan

Horse Shoe Falls, Munising, Michigan

Horse Shoe Falls is a small waterfall in Munising. You have to pay to get in this one, but it’s a pretty little waterfall. Google Maps: https://goo.gl/maps/eNsK8wVsUdzJe7o96 – INSTAGRAM – https://www.instagram.com/michiganrocksyoutube/ – MERCH – http://teespring.com/stores/michigan-rocks – THE ROCK SHED –…

We Were Finding Great Agates at Vermillion Point When This Happened

We Were Finding Great Agates at Vermillion Point When This Happened

Sam and I were finding some really nice agates, but had to cut our hunt a little short when a storm rolled in off the lake. Here’s where we were: https://goo.gl/maps/AmLL1oAUEC5veyPu6 – INSTAGRAM – https://www.instagram.com/michiganrocksyoutube/ – MERCH – https://michigan-rocks.creator-spring.com –…

A Short Rock Hunt Near Grand Marais, Michigan

A Short Rock Hunt Near Grand Marais, Michigan

My neighbor Sam and I hit the beach looking for agates and other cool rocks. We found a few too! – INSTAGRAM – https://www.instagram.com/michiganrocksyoutube/ – MERCH – http://teespring.com/stores/michigan-rocks – THE ROCK SHED – I buy most of my lapidary supplies…

Wagner Falls, Munising, Michigan

Wagner Falls, Munising, Michigan

A quick look at Wagner Falls in Munising, Michigan. This is very close to Alger Falls, so if you’re going to go to one, you may as well stop at the other. Google Maps: https://goo.gl/maps/zsth9qJ23ZgDFWzj9 – INSTAGRAM – https://www.instagram.com/michiganrocksyoutube/ –…

Lake Superior Agate Hunting in the Eastern U.P.

Lake Superior Agate Hunting in the Eastern U.P.

My neighbor Sam and I had a great day on the beach. As well as finding several nice agates, we found plenty of other nice rocks. This is where we parked and hunted to the west. https://goo.gl/maps/t8Py7zZpYk1JZDFT6 – INSTAGRAM –…

A Lake Superior Agate Hunt Near the Blind Sucker River

A Lake Superior Agate Hunt Near the Blind Sucker River

Sam and I spent about six hours on the beach searching for agates and other interesting rocks in the eastern U.P. I have distilled it down to just over a half hour of action packed rock picking excitement. – INSTAGRAM…

Rock Hunting at Hoeft State Park

Rock Hunting at Hoeft State Park

My wife Nancy and I hit the beach for a nice evening of rock hunting. We found a few too! – INSTAGRAM – https://www.instagram.com/michiganrocksyoutube/ – MERCH – http://teespring.com/stores/michigan-rocks – THE ROCK SHED – I buy most of my lapidary supplies…

Laughing Whitefish Falls, Eben Junction, Michigan

Laughing Whitefish Falls, Eben Junction, Michigan

This is a really nice waterfall, dropping 100 feet. Well worth the short walk. Google Maps: https://goo.gl/maps/gJGf3Th1fU8REiY89 – INSTAGRAM – https://www.instagram.com/michiganrocksyoutube/ – MERCH – http://teespring.com/stores/michigan-rocks – THE ROCK SHED – I buy most of my lapidary supplies from The Rock…

Alger Falls, Munising, Michigan

Alger Falls, Munising, Michigan

Take a look at a pretty little waterfall just outside Munising, Michigan. Google Maps: https://goo.gl/maps/1KWwNHxnPtY5QyVv9 – INSTAGRAM – https://www.instagram.com/michiganrocksyoutube/ – MERCH – http://teespring.com/stores/michigan-rocks – THE ROCK SHED – I buy most of my lapidary supplies from The Rock Shed. I…

You'll Never Guess What I Found at Point Betsie Lighthouse

You’ll Never Guess What I Found at Point Betsie Lighthouse

Ok, maybe you’d guess eventually, but I was surprised. I sure found some interesting rocks here. – INSTAGRAM – https://www.instagram.com/michiganrocksyoutube/ – MERCH – http://teespring.com/stores/michigan-rocks – THE ROCK SHED – I buy most of my lapidary supplies from The Rock Shed.…

North Beach at Leland—Leland Blue and Petoskey Stones

North Beach at Leland—Leland Blue and Petoskey Stones

Lots of great stuff on this beach. Come huntin’ with me! – INSTAGRAM – https://www.instagram.com/michiganrocksyoutube/ – MERCH – http://teespring.com/stores/michigan-rocks – THE ROCK SHED – I buy most of my lapidary supplies from The Rock Shed. I don’t make money from…

Rock Hunting at Singing Bridge Near Au Gres

Rock Hunting at Singing Bridge Near Au Gres

One of my goals this year was to find some beaches farther south for people who live in southern Michigan. With all the houses in the area, I was surprised at how good this beach was. Google Maps Link: Singing…

A Beautiful Spring Day on the Beach, and Great Rocks Too!

A Beautiful Spring Day on the Beach, and Great Rocks Too!

I just got out for my first spring rock hunt. It was a beautiful day, and I found lots of nifty rocks. Treating a chain coral with acid: https://youtu.be/hjk3_KMLYXs – INSTAGRAM – https://www.instagram.com/michiganrocksyoutube/ – MERCH – http://teespring.com/stores/michigan-rocks – THE ROCK…

Cutting and Polishing Datolite

Cutting and Polishing Datolite

Datolite is a really cool, rare mineral found in Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula. In this video I cut a polish a few nodules. Capt. Paul’s article: https://www.mindat.org/article.php/620/Porcelaneous+Datolite+of+the+Keweenaw+Peninsula%2C+Michigan Some more eye candy: http://www.sailorenergy.net/Minerals/MLDatolites/MineralMainDatolitesMI.html – INSTAGRAM – https://www.instagram.com/michiganrocksyoutube/ – MERCH – http://teespring.com/stores/michigan-rocks –…

How to Polish Petoskey Stones in a Tumbler

How to Polish Petoskey Stones in a Tumbler

Have you ever heard that it’s impossible to tumble Petoskey stones? It’s not! I’ll show you how to tumble them from beginning to end. I’ll use dry corn cob media to get the final polish. If you don’t have a…

How to Partially Tumble Petoskey Stones

How to Partially Tumble Petoskey Stones

Although many people will tell you that it’s impossible to tumble Petoskey stones, the first two stages are actually easy to do. After that, you can hand sand them pretty quickly. The Petoskey stone is a 360,000,000 year old coral…