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Here are some concretions that I found at the Sharon Vt site while on a field trip with our Gem and Mineral Club last Saturday. I probably found close to 100 lbs of them but haven't really weighed them. These are not your average concretions because they have some really cool irregular shapes. I believe they are a calcium carbonate type. In the picture I show some that are wet, which are the darker ones, they have a green tint to them. When they dried up they turned grey/green and seemed to have a little sparkle to them. Most of them have some sort of broken piece missing on them. They were formed in clay beds and I was thankful the day I went, it wasn't raining. I will have some available for collectors if anyone is interested. post-22173-0-62815200-1402535912_thumb.jpost-22173-0-08753600-1402535968_thumb.jpost-22173-0-80235000-1402536002_thumb.jpost-22173-0-56919100-1402537574_thumb.j

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Well what do you do with concretions? Just curious..

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Concretions usually form early in the burial history of sediment, before the rest of the sediment has hardened into solid rock. Concretions, the most varied-shaped rocks of the sedimentary world, occur when a considerable amount of cementing material collects locally around a nucleus, often organic, such as a leaf, tooth, piece of shell or fossil, dead and/or decade matter - like a crab or fish. Most concretions form around marine invertebrates...but are not limited to marine life. FYI

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Hello,  I am looking to go hunting for fairy stone concretions and understand that the sites are on private land.  Do you have any information on how I can contact land owners to obtain permission to hunt for this lovelies?  Thank you!

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38 minutes ago, Rock Hounder Couple said:

Hello,  I am looking to go hunting for fairy stone concretions and understand that the sites are on private land.  Do you have any information on how I can contact land owners to obtain permission to hunt for this lovelies?  Thank you!

You could contact a local rock club for information. Or if you already know where they're found, simply go to the landowners and ask for permission. 

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1 hour ago, Rock Hounder Couple said:

I am sorry, I should have been more specific.  I am looking for any information regarding the Sharon, VT area. 

I found this on Mindat.

https://www.mindat.org/loc-219438.html

Not much help for you but it gives us an idea of what you're looking for.

I'm sure there's a local rock club or university with a geology dept that can provide you with more information.

I found this club in Vermont. Someone should be able to help you.

http://www.burlingtongemandmineralclub.org/contact-us.html
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