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Crystal Glen Creek Geodes
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Hamilton, IL US
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Location Type: Public Access
Details: There is an extensive exposure south of Hamilton on Crystal Glen Creek where there are geodes according to the source below.  These geodes may contain Aragonite, barite, calcite, chalcopyrite, pink dolomite, goethite, jarosite, marcasite, malachite, pyrite, pyrolusite, quartz, selenite, smithsonite, and sphalerite in any combination.  Please respect private property and state laws.  The maps in the source are handy and may help direct you to the landowners.

Directions: South of Hamilton on county highway 32, turn left onto Windy Hill and then turn left on County Road 750.  View the map found in the source linked below as the reference.  Ask for permission from the farm owner if you need to.

GPS Coordinates (lat,long): ( 4022'1.05"N, 9121'43.68"W)
or (40.366958, -91.362133)
Google Map: (The GPS marker is supposed to be exact.)
Follow this Link to Get Google's Directions
Reference Info: "A Location Guide for Rockhounds in the United States part 2" page 151, http://www.missourigeologists.org/Min-Loc2-2005.pdf
Tags: geodes, geode, crystal glen creek, Hamilton, Illinois, Hancock County, crystals, quartz, aragonitebarite, calcite, chalcopyrite, pink dolomite, goethite, jarosite, marcasite, malachite, pyrite, pyrolusite, quartz, selenite, smithsonite, sphalerite

Photos of Collector Specimens Found in the Same City (View All)

!BmSTbMw!2k~$(KGrHqQOKiYEtln4Og!7BLfIMRU1dw~~_3.JPG
BEAUTIFUL PINK QUARTZ SPARKLE KEOKUK GEODE RARE HUGE
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***GORGEOUS Geode Quartz w Marcasite Hamilton Illinois


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