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The Oldest Antiques on Earth

Rocks, and the Fossils in them, are without doubt, the oldest antiques on earth, and to many people the most interesting of subjects to collect, study and invest in. This site will explore the rocks and fossils available from the State of Michigan and various other areas. The majority of rocks in Michigan were formed from marine sediments and are often rich in marine fossil specimen. In fact, Michigan's State Stone is a fossilized coral from the Devonian Era called the Petoskey Stone.

What is believed to be the first and oldest life on earth was a blue green algae and is found in a fossilized strata called Stromatolites. Stromatolites occur in some areas of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, and sometimes are Billions of years old.

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