• Wooly Mammoth Tusk

    Wooly Mammoth Tusk


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    Perhaps no other animal that existed during the last Ice Age is as popular in today's culture as the Wooly Mammoth, thus making Mammoth material particularly collectable. This beautifully permineralized tusk is a fine grade specimen that looks to have absorbed an array of minerals, giving its coloration a wide spectrum..

  • Thuya Wood Keepsake Boxes

    Thuya Wood Keepsake Boxes


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    Okay, so we know these aren't made from rocks! But, these beautifully hand crafted keepsake boxes are made from the root ball of the Thuya tree. That comes from the Earth. So, we're keeping true to our name, Dave's "Down To Earth" Rock Shop.

  • Wulfenite Thumbnails

    Wulfenite Thumbnails


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    These excellent Wulfenite thumbnail specimens will all vary in size, shape, etc. We hand selected the best ones for placing here on our online store. When you order, we will select a fine specimen on your behalf. Each specimen comes mounted in a small display case.

  • 61 Gram, Chiapas Amber

    61 Gram, Chiapas Amber


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    This is an exceptional Amber specimen from Chiapas It displays the classic "lemon drop" amber coloration, found in the area. The shape is very unusual with a very nice polish.The inclusions make for a very aesthetic piece.

  • Fossil Cave Bear Skull "Ursus spelaeus" (SOLD)

    Fossil Cave Bear Skull "Ursus spelaeus" (SOLD)


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    Impressive in both size and detail is this excellent Cave Bear skull specimen. Unlike less pristine skulls on the market, this piece is nicely intact and not overly "Frankensteined" together. An excellent showpiece specimen that will appreciate as you proudly enjoy.

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Just a reminder, to make certain any gifts you're ordering for someone arrive on time, please make sure you order by the 19th.
Happy Holidays

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    • Holiday Business Hours Coming Soon!

      After Thanksgiving, we're open 7 days per week as follows:

      Monday through Wednesday: 10:30AM - 5:30PM
      Thursday: 10:30AM - 7:00PM
      Friday: 10:30AM - 5:30PM
      Saturday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
      Sunday: 12 Noon - 4:00PM

      We will be closed:

      Thanksgiving day - Thursday, 11/23/2017
      Christmas Day - Monday, 12/25/2017
      New Year's Eve - Sunday, 12/31/2017
      New Year's Day - Monday 01/01/2018

      Due to the individuality of our products only a small percentage of our entire inventory is posted online. If you are looking for something and don't see it here, please contact us to inquire. Often, we are able to fill requests via email or over the phone.

      A nice bit of recognition, brought to attention. (We're #12)


      Check it out folks. Dave's Rock Shop was recently placed on a "Bucket List" (#38), of places one must visit, while in Illinois!

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    As a family owned business for over 40 years in Evanston, Dave's Rock Shop has a great appreciation for our loyal long-time customers, as well as the continuing support of new patrons. We love the excitement of introducing rocks and fossils to a new generation of rockhounds. Our goal is to continue to provide our customers with the highest quality of service, product, and information. Many thanks to you all, and as Dave would say, "Happy Hunting!".

    Our mission remains the same both in the shop and on online - to offer a wide variety of the most unique, high quality items at a fair price, and to educate our customers to the best of our ability about the items we sell. Stop by often, as we will frequently be updating and adding new things to the site and the shop!


    Dave and friends.