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Jamie
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Hello! My daughter and I started collecting mineral and gem specimens about six months ago, I was wondering if anyone would know where to go in Illinois to dig up geodes? Any help will be great thanks!
Mike Streeter
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Hi Jamie,

I recommend that you visit following commercial operations in the Keokuk, Iowa (including Missouri, Illinois) area.

Jacob's Geode Shop and Mine
823 East County Rd 1220
Hamilton, IL 62341
(217) 847-3509

Sheffler Rock Shop and Geode Mine
Rt. 1, Box 172, Alexandria, MO 63430
(660) 754-6443

Dennis Stevenson Geodes
625 S. 18th St. • Hamilton, IL
217.847.2952 or 309.337.3089

Evans Property - Hamilton, Illinois
217-551-0035 or 217-357-5384

Hill Top Mud Bog - St. Francisville, MO
http://www.randkfireandice.com/Geodes.php

You should telephone for details before you attempt to visit any of the above locations.

For tons more information about Keokuk area geode collecting, search this board using the keyword "Keokuk".

Good luck and let me know how you do.

Mike
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