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Rock shops in Michigan’s lower Peninsula can be found here


Trout Lake, Mi. - BJ's Lapidary and Collectibles: 31600 W. Front Street, Trout Lake, Mi. 49793, 906-569-3241, Email - bjstl90@hotmail.com.  Website   You may need to call to check on hours of operation. (You may also find B’J’s booth at the Kalamazoo Rock and Mineral Show)

Houghton, MI -  A.E. Seaman Mineral Museum:

1404 E. Sharon Avenue.   One of the best shops in Michigan for serious mineral collectors is located in the A.E. Seaman museum, located on the Michigan Technological University campus.  I have found nice, reasonably priced, specimens here.

Houghton, MI - Keweenaw Gem and Gift, Inc.

912 Razorback Drive You can find Native Copper, Lake Superior Agates, Jewelry and Greenstone here.

Ontonagon, MI - Gitche Gumee Landing Gift Shop: 202 Ontonagon Street. Home of Red Metal Minerals and the U. P. Candle Company.

Michigan Rock and Mineral Stores - lower peninsula

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Here is my list of Upper Peninsula, Michigan Rock Shops that you might find enjoyable.