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Petoskey Stone

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Named after an Ottawa Indian Chief, Chief Pet-O-Sega.
A fossilised (calcite) coral from Devonian (350my ago) - Hexagonaria Percarinata. Designated state stone in 1965.



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Canada
 
  • Québec
    • Capitale-Nationale
      • Charlevoix RCM
        • Saint-Urbain
Gems and Minerals of America- Jay Ellis Ransom-1974
USA
 
  • Michigan
Gems and Minerals of America- Jay Ellis Ransom-1974
    • Charlevoix Co.
      • Charlevoix
Field observation by Paul Brandes.
Gems and Minerals of America- Jay Ellis Ransom-1974
    • Crawford Co.
      • Frederic
Paul Brandes
    • Emmet Co.
Mineralogy of Michigan (E. W. Heinrich & G. W. Robinson)
Mineralogy of Michigan (2004) Heinrich & Robinson
Gems and Minerals of America- Jay Ellis Ransom-1974
Gems and Minerals of America-Jay Ellis Ransom-1974
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