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Rock Hunter Shows His Findings at Stearns History Museum [AUDIO & PHOTOS]

Lyndon D. Johnson (left) talks about his collection of rocks. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)

ST. CLOUD — Treasures can be found all around us if we just take the time to look and thanks to the Stearns History Museum one man showcased his treasures tonight.

For about 20 years Lyndon Johnson, from Sauk Rapids, has been collecting different types of rocks found in Central Minnesota.

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Johnson has over 900 pounds of agate rock, fossilized coral, and quartz. He says collecting rocks gives him a high.

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Johnson holds many presentations to teach the public about different rocks. Including how to tell what type of rock you have.

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Johnson says he likes to share his passion with others which drives him to continue teaching the public.

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You can see Johnson’s collection of rocks or ask your own questions by visiting his Facebook page.

Scroll down to see photo’s from tonight’s event.

Johnson’s rock collection. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
Above view of the collection. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
Taking a closer look through the magnifying glass. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
Man asks Johnson a question about a certain rock. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
Johnson shows off his favorite rock. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
Crowd lines up to see the different styles of rocks. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
Johnson sets up his collection. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)

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