The 8 Best Rock Picks

Updated March 13, 2017 by Chase Brush

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We spent 18 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top picks for this wiki. Whether you're a professional archaeologist, geologist or just an amateur rock hound, you're sure to find the right tool for your next expedition among our selection of rock picks. We've picked out a wide variety of makes and models, including pointed-tip and chisel-edge style units, as well as wooden- and steel-handled ones. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best rock pick on Amazon.

8. Stansport Prospectors

7. Amateur Geologist Soft-Touch

6. Valley Tools 20 oz Hammer

5. Estwing E3-20PC Supreme

4. Estwing E30

3. Estwing GP100 Paleo

2. SE 8399-RH

1. Estwing E3-22P


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Last updated on March 13, 2017 by Chase Brush

Chase is a freelance journalist with experience working in the areas of politics and public policy. Currently based in Brooklyn, NY, he is also a hopeless itinerant continually awaiting his next Great Escape.


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