GEODE FEST

Tool List

GEODE COLLECTING TOOL LIST

Moderate to difficult collecting site (EXAMPLE: St. Francisville)

-Tools: paleopick or pick axe, small dirt shovel, rock hammer, 3-5 pound maul, chisels (rock not wood), gloves w/grip, safety glasses, prybar (geodes from here can be well over 200 pounds)

-You will need buckets, sunscreen, safety glasses, water, a lunch/snack, patience and like to dig

-Optional items: ibuprofen, bug spray, sunscreen, knee pads, carpet square

Easy to moderate collecting site (EXAMPLE: Jacobs, Stevenson's, most creek locations)

-Tools: paleopick or pick axe, spade, rock hammer

-You will need buckets, sunscreen, safety glasses, water, and a lunch

-Optional items: ibuprofen, bug spray, sunscreen, knee pads, carpet square

Easy collecting site (EXAMPLE: Fox River and water locations)

-Tools: paleopick, rock hammer, screw driver

-You will need buckets and clothes that can get wet (guides will help carry buckets/large geodes)

-Optional items: ibuprofen, bug spray, sunscreen

Please feel free to call Mike Shumate at 217-219-2315 or email mikeshumate@geodefest.org with any questions you may have about Geode Fest.

See you in September.

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