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Areas that have fossils, rocks, minerals and gems that can be legally collected in situ. Don't forget your rock hammer!
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Rock-HoundingElliston, Eyre Peninsular, South Australia

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Fossilised weevil cocoons are to be found along the nearby cliff-tops

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: South Australia, Australia

date approved: 5/9/2015

last visited: never

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Rock-HoundingCowichan Head Bluffs - Central Saanich, British Columbia, Canada

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The Cowichan Head bluffs offer a look into the last 100,000 years of the geological history of southern Vancouver Island, including the fossils of bivalve shellfish from 65,000 years ago.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The A-Team

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 1/4/2015

last visited: never

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Rock-HoundingBaie de Fundy-New Brunswick,Canada

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Géologie : l'histoire cachée de Fundy! Geology: the hidden history of Fundy!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member gemeloj

location: New Brunswick, Canada

date approved: 1/4/2015

last visited: 3/18/2015

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Rock-HoundingLa Carrière-Musée de Channay-sur-Lathan, Centre, France

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[E] This shelly sands career is located in Channay-sur-Lathan, Centre, France. [F] Cette carrière de faluns se trouve à Channay-sur-Lathan en Indre_et_Loire.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Chickilim

location: Centre, France

date approved: 12/20/2014

last visited: 1/23/2015

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Rock-HoundingBlue Sea Granite - Quebec, Canada

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Blue Sea Granite is located in Quebec, Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tatie

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 2/23/2014

last visited: 4/26/2015

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Rock-HoundingDalbyover Kalkgrav/chalk quarry

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Dalbyover kalkgrav er et rigtig godt sted at finde forsteninger - The chalk quarry in Dalby Over is a really good place to find fossils

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kallehaugerne

location: Denmark

date approved: 2/23/2014

last visited: 8/31/2012

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Rock-HoundingUrweltsteinbruch Fischer - Holzmaden, Germany, BW

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In Holzmaden, Germany, Baden-Württemberg exists a quarry where you can find, collect and keep fossils. It is called 'Urweltsteinbruch Fischer'.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tante.Hossi

location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany

date approved: 1/22/2014

last visited: never

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Rock-HoundingMuslovka - Prague, Czech Republic

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Mušlovka is an abandoned limestone quarry...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Hlavni mesto Praha, Czech Republic

date approved: 11/30/2013

last visited: 2/20/2015

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Rock-HoundingThe Wissahickon Gorge - Philadelphia, PA

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One of the most beautiful, natural places highlighted w/ vernacular structures can be found inside of all places, the city limits of Philadelphia. Cascading waters, WPA structures, & geologic formations & unlimited rocks make this a place a must see.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/23/2013

last visited: never

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Rock-HoundingHerkimer Diamond Mines - Herkimer, NY

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Herkimer Diamond Mines is located North of Herkimer, NY at 4601 State Route 28.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member mTn_biKer65

location: New York

date approved: 8/23/2013

last visited: never

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Rock-HoundingNaleziste zkamenelin Houbuv lom / Fossil site Houba Quarry

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CZ: Je povolen sber ze sute hledanim a pomoci geologickeho kladivka. Je zakazano kopat do skalni steny. - EN: At site is allowed to collect fossils by searching in scree and using prospecting hammer. It is forbidden to dig into quarry's rock wall.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dáin & Olík

location: Stredocesky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 5/9/2013

last visited: 5/28/2010

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Rock-HoundingCrinoids and Trilobytes - Fossil Park, Mineral Wells TX

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The former borrow pit for the landfill run by City of Mineral Wells is full of Pennsylvanian-era fossils for anyone who wants to come search for and collect them. Bonus: There is an earthcache here!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 12/23/2012

last visited: 6/8/2013

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Rock-HoundingRose Rocks -- Lake Stanley Draper nr OKC OK

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The Barite Rose is the state rock of Oklahoma. They are found in a very narrow strip of Garber Sandstone, and occur most predominately in southeastern Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 11/7/2012

last visited: 11/10/2012

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Rock-HoundingThompson Park - Watertown, New York

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A fossil rich outcrop in Thompson Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Canadianzombie

location: New York

date approved: 8/30/2012

last visited: 12/15/2013

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Rock-HoundingBorth Beach, Borth, Ceredigion, Wales, UK

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A public beach where you are allowed to take trinkets home, just don't fill your boot.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Ddraig Ddu

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/19/2011

last visited: 7/30/2013

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Rock-HoundingDiscovery Claim on Pedro Creek - Fairbanks, Alaska

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Site where gold was discovered in the Fairbanks area which led to the development of Fairbanks open to public gold panning.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Alaska

date approved: 3/20/2011

last visited: never

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Rock-HoundingApache Tears near Superior, Arizona

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A rock-hounding site known for its Apache Tears southwest of Superior, Arizona.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adenium

location: Arizona

date approved: 3/20/2011

last visited: 5/23/2015

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Rock-HoundingCape May State Park - Cape May, New Jersey

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The beaches around Cape May State Park hold smooth colored quartz stones. Some of these are clear to milky, and called Cape May Diamonds.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member gparkes

location: New Jersey

date approved: 1/29/2011

last visited: 3/9/2012

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Rock-HoundingCaCO3 calcite-Leiria-Portugal

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In this part of an abandoned quarry can scoop free calcite of various colors and size

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member h_raky

location: Leiria, Portugal

date approved: 1/10/2011

last visited: 8/3/2014

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Rock-HoundingKelly Mine - Magdalea, New Mexico

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The Kelly Mine grounds are free to explore, after paying a fee to the property owners.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member gparkes

location: New Mexico

date approved: 12/24/2010

last visited: never

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Rock-HoundingRose Creek Mine - Franklin, NC

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Small sluice to screen out the clay from your own bucket of gems

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/18/2010

last visited: never

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Rock-HoundingGreat Orme's Head - Llandudno, North Wales, UK

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Great Orme's Head is a popular fossil hunting site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: North Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/13/2010

last visited: 10/8/2013

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Rock-HoundingBenbrook lake spillway - Benbrook Texas

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The overflow spillway is an excellent location to do a little fossil hunting and rock hounding. Please make sure you stay in the areas that are marked for this activity.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Geojeepsters

location: Texas

date approved: 2/5/2010

last visited: 6/3/2012

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Rock-HoundingRockhound State Park - Deming, NM

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New Mexico State Park that encourages you to take some of it home with you.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member linkys

location: New Mexico

date approved: 12/17/2009

last visited: 9/22/2012

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Rock-HoundingMason Road Fossil Site

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An exposure of Upper Ordovician strata.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member Web-ling

location: Kentucky

date approved: 11/23/2009

last visited: 7/21/2011

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