Paddling to Potter Point for Puddingstones

Paddling to Potter Point for Puddingstones

What a fun day in the kayak! I paddled over the sinkhole in El Cajon Bay, looked at rocks on Potter Point, did a little snorkeling, and then paddled around Round Island. If you like puddingstones, you’ll enjoy this spot.…

We Found a Few Rocks at Huron Shores Roadside Park near Cheboygan

We Found a Few Rocks at Huron Shores Roadside Park near Cheboygan

Nancy and I hit the road and drove up to a nice little roadside park near Cheboygan, MI for a little rock hunt. – INSTAGRAM – https://www.instagram.com/michiganrocksyoutube/ – MERCH – https://michigan-rocks.creator-spring.com – THE ROCK SHED – I buy most of…

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…

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…

Hunting the Beach in Marquette, Michigan

Hunting the Beach in Marquette, Michigan

My wife and two sisters join me on the beach for some rock hunting. – 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…

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…

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…

Fossils Galore at Partridge Point Park

Fossils Galore at Partridge Point Park

Check out Partridge Point! I found some pretty cool fossils. There are lots of crinoid stems here. I also found a crinoid calyx, a blastoid, some brachiopods, a bryozoa and a couple other fossils. Partridge Point on Google Maps: https://goo.gl/maps/fhfFXQJpjMVcCzM18…

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…

Chuck and Rob Find Some Lake Huron Rocks

Chuck and Rob Find Some Lake Huron Rocks

My friend Chuck and I hit the beach for Petoskey Stones and other fun rocks. Chuck does some really nice lapidary work, so if you’re looking for stone jewelry, check out his Etsy shop: https://www.etsy.com/shop/DrummondIslandRocks – INSTAGRAM – https://www.instagram.com/michiganrocksyoutube/ –…

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 –…

Cleaning River Scum off Rocks

Cleaning River Scum off Rocks

Let me know if you have any methods for cleaning off your rocks or minerals! I would love to know other ways to cleaning. In this video i use vinegar and bleach. THANKS FOR WATCHING EVERYONE 🙂 S U P…

Polishing an Agate Nodule | Lapidary

Polishing an Agate Nodule | Lapidary

For this video I am polishing an Lake Superior agate nodule from its rough state without bands to a polished specimen. Let me know what you think it turned out to be! I polished this agate with a dremel rotary…

How to CLEAN Your Agates, Rocks and Other Treasures!

How to CLEAN Your Agates, Rocks and Other Treasures!

Hey everyone! For this video I am showing my method of how to clean my agates after a hunt! Hopefully this can be helpful with your agates, or even other stones! Below is a link the video where I found…