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The rock and mineral collecting community moans the lost of field collecting sites yearly.  Some sites are closed to collecting due to the behavior of field collectors; others have been lost due to commercial development and environmental considerations.

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Dig your own rock and minerals - who knows what you will find.


I have a few photos here and will write an article soon. The important thing to know is this quarry is not open to  the public. Do not attempt to trespass there. The Kalamazoo Geological & Mineral Society was lucky to attain access, if you wish to visit this site join the society.


Calcite, pyrite and some nice marcasites was found this day.  I focused on the Calcites.


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Field Collecting Rocks at a Bellevue, Michigan Quarry

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