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Pink petoskey stone?

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Katt

These are a few finds from our last trip to the beach.  But I've never seen or heard of a pink petoskey?   

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WhodamanHD

Looks like coral to me, it may have impurities in the replacing mineral that give it a pink appearance. Pretty finds!

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ynot

Petoskey stone is a colloquially named lithified coral, found on beaches around the great lakes area.

Your rock is a fossil coral (I assume found on a beach in Michigan{?}), therefor it should be a "petoskey stone".

I do not know the areas formations, but the color is caused by impurities in the replacement mineral.

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Katt

Yes,  These were found on a northern Michigan beach.  But I find them on seasonal roads and riverbeds also.  

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