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Lee Snavely
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Ive never been into collecting rocks until about a week ago. I live very close Delphi IN, where there is a large limestone quarry(read somewhere the two walk hand in hand). I kayak from my campsite down deer creek nearly every weekend and have several island and places i stop on my way down to the wabash river. I stop on an island and noticed a baseball sized rock that look like a brain and though my daughter would get a kick out of it so i grabbed. When loading the kayak at the end of my trip i dropped it and to my suprise it was full of crystals. Later i went back to my campsite and looked around and I found another one in about 5mins. Im hooked! Im planning on going down the creek this weekend and i want to find some more because they are sweet. Anyway I have no idea where the best spot to look would be. I would love to get some tips from people with expierience. The creek is loaded with islands of rock piles, slate shelfs,small caves and waterfalls. On my trips there are rocks of every color a person could think of.Not sure if I should be looking for colors in the rocks around the area or some other "redflag" saying look her. A point in the right direction would be awesome. I have extra kayaks and would be stoked to have an expert come along im an expert kayaker and a strong swimmer. I will get you down my hidden gem of a creek if you could help me find the gems. Thanks guys email me at leesnav9120@gmail.com or lsnavely@purdue.edu of you are interested.
Bob Harman
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Since Lee's posting about 2 weeks ago, there have been some views, but no responses so I thought that I might put his posting into perspective.
Lee has "discovered" one of the small, localized creek bed geode sites NW of Indianapolis near the city of Lafayette In.    These creek bed quartz geode sites have been well known for many years and noted by me in an earlier thread on this website and as red dots on my Mindat website geode map. This map is found on the "Midwest USA Sedimentary Geode" thread posted March 13, 2013 at the bottom of page 2.
While I personally am not interested in these sites, Lee and others might find the quartz geodes from this locality  of some interest.   If you are interested, be sure to check on property boundaries and rainfall as the creeks run hi and muddy for several days after heavy rains.  BOB  

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