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– Mike Rhea
Rock Tumbling Guides and Info
Make your rocks shine! Learn how to tumble rocks and minerals, complete with all the tips my daughter and I have learned.
Best Rockhounding Gear
Check out all of my recommended gear! This is the stuff I have used in the field, tested by a professional Geologist.
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