Iberville Shale: Identification, Uses, and Meaning

Iberville shale is both a sedimentary rock formation and a beach stone named after the former town of Iberville in southern Quebec. More widely recognized as a beach stone, Iberville is marbled with white, crystalline veins running across and through each individual rock in unique and varied patterns. So, what makes this particular shale worth … Read more

Types of Rocks Found In Vermont: A Guide To The Most Common You’ll Spot

Vermont is a state so filled with important rocks that it couldn’t even just pick one for the state rock. Marble, Granite, and Slate as all “State Rocks of Vermont.” The determination came with some legislative fuss as representatives from each respective rock industry stated their arguments for being the official state rock. In the … Read more

Rockhounding New England: 7 Gorgeous Locations To Find Unique Treasures

Whether you’re a professional or recreational rock hunting fanatic, you will find that there are some amazing gems to be discovered when rockhounding New England with the help of a few basic tools, food, and water. Knowing where to find geodes in New England, though, is important for you to reap real success.  We’ve compiled … Read more