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Posted 12 days ago


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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.


  1. racer4four racer4four, 10 days ago
    Blame the YouTuber!
  2. flashlarue, 10 days 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, 9 days ago
    Humm... But you had the excitement to do it ;-)) and still a decent bit to display!
  4. fortapache fortapache, 9 days ago
    Thank you very much racer4four. Sadly I didn't quite follow the directions.
  5. fortapache fortapache, 9 days ago
    Thank you very much flashlarue. I decided not to invest in additional equipment for this project.
  6. fortapache fortapache, 9 days ago
    Thank you very much kyratango. There seem to be 3 pieces that are fairly decent.
  7. fortapache fortapache, 9 days ago
    Thank you
  8. fortapache fortapache, 7 days ago
    Thank you aura.
  9. Rick55 Rick55, 6 days ago
    Very cool Fort… was it hard? Not the rock the process?
  10. fortapache fortapache, 6 days ago
    Thank you very much Rick. Wasn't hard after I figured out how to do it.

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