Petoskey Stone - okay, so this is not technically a place or a space, but something found only in one of my favorite places...
Five tips for finding and polishing Petoskey stones, fossilized ancient coral found on the beaches in the shallows of Lake Michigan along the Northern Michigan coast.
Petoskey stone Michigan
Petoskey stone while still alive.
A Petoskey stone is a rock and a fossil, often pebble-shaped, that is composed of a fossilized coral, Hexagonaria percarinata. They are fragments of a coral reef that was originally deposited during the Devonian period, about 350 million years ago. (Wikipedia) Photo by Mark Willocks.
Petoskey stone fossil by AncientMichiganRocks on Etsy
Polished Petoskey Stones
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#MIAwesomeList: #27 Scour the beaches for a Petoskey stone