Author: Teresa & David Wixom
Content by courtesy of : Keokuk Geodes by Teresa
You'll find a wide variety of "Keokuk area Geodes" on our site. Our Keokuk Geodes come from a radius of 30 miles around the Keokuk, Iowa area. David is always out hunting for new locations to bring you the rarest and most unusual Keokuk Geodes this area has to offer. Many of his locations take miles to get to.
These are just some pictures from some of the "Geode Hunts" we've been on.. We'll be adding many more soon.
This shrine embedded with some of our Keokuk Geodes was built by Mike Ette in Center Point, Iowa. This is a view of the back.
This shrine embedded with some of our Keokuk Geodes was built by Mike Ette in Center Point, Iowa. This is a view of the front. Good Job Mike!!!!!!
This is David out geode hunting in 10 degree weather. He found some very nice Iridescent Brown Calcite geodes this day.
A view of the same location as above. Notice the grey dolomite on the far bank. This is a geodiferous outcropping.
Hunting for Pink Dogtooth Calcite Geodes at this location. The grey colored outcroppings are visible on the left hand side. River is very low this day.
Here are a couple pictures from my geode hunting trip on October 1, 2001.. Click on the thumbnails for the larger pictures. Pictures were taken near the Des Moines River by Keokuk, Iowa. This is where I find the huge geodes. In the 2 foot across range.
Another scene near the Des Moines River......
Here's a photo taken on May 13th, 2002 of one of the rivers we go geode hunting. With all the heavy rains, the river is about 12 foot or more higher than normal. In the center of this river overlooking the bridge was an island with bushes 5 feet tall on them. All under water....
FLOOD OF MAY 2002 IN THE KEOKUK AREA....... see above picture for another view..
Bob from Scottsdale Arizona on a 2 day "Geode Hunt" with Geodeman.. Great geodes were found these 2 days.... May 2002 Des Moines River.....
Bob carrying a nice Keokuk Geode to the canoe... Waters were flooded this day but still found some nice ones...... May 2002 Warsaw,Illinois
A monument of Chief Keokuk at Rand Park in Keokuk, Iowa for which the town was named. The monument overlooks the Mississippi River..... My daughters Tori on the left and Kara on the right.
Peggy from Montana hunting geodes in a geodiferous outcropping with Geodeman during the month of July 2002....... Hamilton, Illinois
A nice sized Keokuk Geode found by Peggy in the water..... July 2002.... Des Moines River by Peaksville
A large very gemmy Keokuk Geode found by Peggy on one of Geodeman's latest hunting trips.. Great specimen... Way to go Peggy!!!!!!!! July 2002 ....Hamilton, Illinois area
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