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Channel Set Pink Sapphire Earrings
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These 2.5mm round sapphires are set in a sterling silver channel setting. The earpost is behind the top stone so that the earrings hang slightly below the earlobe. It is common in the gem trade to heat Pink Sapphires to enhance the color. 

Measurements: 5/8" long

Location: East Africa

Awesome 5" Megalodon Tooth!
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Tip: Excellent

Enamel: Nice luster with some hydration lines and ridges

Serrations: Excellent

Color: Even gray to black with tan root 

Root: Unrestored with very minimal hydration

Burlet:  Black, deep "V" ridge and covers the tooth from side to side

Measurements: ~5" long x 3-3/4" wide x 3/4" deep

Location: South Carolina, U.S.A.

Time Period: Miocene ~ 20 Million Years Old

Citrine Clusters
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Although each of these Citrine specimens are similar, being a natural formation, they will each will have there own unique size and shape. We hope you'll intrust us to choose a nice specimen for you.

Measurements: ~ 3" across Location: Brazil, South America

8" Base-Cut Leaf Plate
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Two fossilized leaves forever preserved in matrix. This piece has been cut with a flat base for easy display without a stand. The leaves are nicely sized and have great detail.

Plate Measurements: ~8" long x 5-1/8" tall x 1-1/4" deep
Leaf Measurements: ~2-1/2 and 3-1/2"
 Ft. Union Formation, Glendive, Montana, USA
Genus: Larger leaf- Davidia Antiqua, Smaller leaf- Zizyphoides Flabellum
Time Period: Paleocene Epoch ~ 60 m.y.o.


2-1/4" Cactus Amethyst
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3 core crystals with smaller crystals embedded along the facets. The core crystals have clean terminations, nice luster, and great color. 

Measurements: ~2-1/4" long x 1-1/2" tall x 1-1/2" deep 

Location:  South Africa

Rectangular Fossil Fish Plate (Best Available)
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Single fossil fish specimens preserved in a rectangular cut matrix. These specimens are all unique and of course no two will be identical. You can be assured that we will always select the very best specimens available for you.

Measurements: ~4 to 5" long x 2 to 3" tall

Location: Green River Formation, Wyoming, USA 

Time Period: Eocene

Garnet Earrings
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Fun and feminine, red Almandine garnet marquis shaped stones dangle from sterling silver chain and earwires. Each 5mm x 10 mm bead is individually wire wrapped around the sterling silver chain. Overall length of the earrings (including from the top of the earwire) is 2-1/2"
Aquamarine Bead Necklace
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5mm faceted roundelle Aquamarine beads. Necklace is 16 inches total in length and finishes with a gold-filled lobster clasp.
Amber with Moth Inclusion
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Fantastically clear and light in color, this amber specimen shows a moth inclusion front and center! Easy to see with the bare eye, but even better under a microscope. The wings are splayed out nicely, and there seems to be another unidentified flying bug trapped nearby. As a fun bonus, this piece is also "green amber" meaning it glows green under a blacklight/UV light. 

Measurements: ~7/8" long x 1/2" wide 
Weight: 1.4g
Location: Dominican Republic 
Time Period: Oligocene / Miocene ~ 22-28 myo


Tullimonstrum gregarium, Tully Monster (Premium specimen)
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Hello Folks!
Unfortunately, Evanston has reinstated mask mandates, due to the Covid Delta Variant.
We know it's a hassle. But, it's the law and we ask everyone to comply when entering the shop.

Road work is ongoing.
But, the public parking lot will remain available just West of the shop, at 721 Main.
On Saturdays, you will also be able to keep parking on the street.
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Hey folks!

We were just on the TV magic reality show...The Carbonaro Effect! Check out the clip in the Youtube link. Pretty cool and very fun.


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.