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Zod

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I know people. I'll ask them.

I'd say get him a rock pick and a sledge hammer, but he's probably still a little too young for that. When I used to visit the place I now work when I was a kid, I always thought it'd be cool to have a rock pick (they used to sell them in the gift shop).

Best thing would probably be to set him up with a field geologist for a day or something.

You could get him a metal detector and take him meteorite hunting.

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thanks for the advice all

One of the topcats is a rock collector as well. Taking him over to her place to see her collection. No, I'm not joking.

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polished/gem rock kit all kinds and sizes, some more advanced than others

i had one when i was a kid they are fuging sweet

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If you want to be a part of his interest, you could consider some gold panning equipment.

The Charlotte area has a lot of places to pan for gold.

They used to find nuggets in Irwin creek, which was adjacent to the largest gold mine in the Carolina's (in what is now 3rd ward).

The Uwharries and Cabarrus county have good gold panning areas as well.

You'll likely find nothing but flakes, but that would probably be very exciting for a young kid.

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