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Posted 7 months ago

fortapache
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Rather badly I fear. I bought this at Calico Ghost Town north of Barstow from the Crack Open Your Own Geode bin. It had a good round shape and was light so I thought it would be a good one. Looked up how to crack open a geode on the web and carefully followed the directions. The result being an intact geode. So I used an axe head and a hammer and got 5 geode pieces. One of the pieces looks like a proper geode. Now that I have cracked my own open I think I will buy the pre cracked ones in the future.

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  1. racer4four racer4four, 7 months ago
    Blame the YouTuber!
  2. flashlarue, 7 months ago
    They are very fragile. The slightest wrong tap and you have a bag of pieces. Rock saws are always the best solution for opening a geode.
  3. kyratango kyratango, 7 months ago
    Humm... But you had the excitement to do it ;-)) and still a decent bit to display!
  4. fortapache fortapache, 7 months ago
    Thank you very much racer4four. Sadly I didn't quite follow the directions.
  5. fortapache fortapache, 7 months ago
    Thank you very much flashlarue. I decided not to invest in additional equipment for this project.
  6. fortapache fortapache, 7 months ago
    Thank you very much kyratango. There seem to be 3 pieces that are fairly decent.
  7. fortapache fortapache, 7 months ago
    Thank you
    vetraio50
    Newfld
    TassieDevil
    Hel1
    TheGateKeeper
    nutsabotas6
    blunderbuss2
    buckethead
    racer4four
    ho2cutcha
    kyratango
  8. fortapache fortapache, 7 months ago
    Thank you aura.
  9. Rick55 Rick55, 7 months ago
    Very cool Fort… was it hard? Not the rock the process?
  10. fortapache fortapache, 7 months ago
    Thank you very much Rick. Wasn't hard after I figured out how to do it.
  11. fortapache fortapache, 7 months ago
    Thank you Roycroftbooksfromme1.

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