Geode Hunt in remote Southern Indiana


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Last weekend two-thirds of the American Geode team assembled in Indiana to re-stock the New York City geode inventory. The past 3 visits had proven cold, dreary, and uncomfortable, but this season we struck luck with a bright, beautiful day.  We took the truck out past 2 soybean fields, to the edge of the woods, then about quarter mile hike you arrive to the dried river bottom and the geodes washed out of Indiana limestone millions of years ago at the end of the Ice Age.
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Interior Design Geodes

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On Thursday we spent the day working on an interior design project at a Boston hedge fund who wanted to decorate their lobby with large, natural geodes. So we drove from New York City to Boston with 4 crates in the back of a rental car to fulfill this order.  They had one large amethyst geode on display, but remarked that all the amethyst geodes were the same, and they were aware how often they are heated, and the gray outer shell often looks painted too.
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Megalodon Teeth – Where and How to Find


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Thank you to our friends at New York Paleontological Society, where we are very happy members for the following information that we updated with new details from our 2014 visit to these sites.


Megalodon Teeth can be found at the following locales in Maryland along the Chesapeake Coast.

SITE — BROWNIE’S BEACH, near Chesapeake Beach, Maryland

– Also called Bayfront Park

There is no charge to enter and collect here. Open year round & daily.
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