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Sunstones: Digging Oregon's State Gem Travel Oregon

Aug 07, 2015 When the Spectrum Sunstone Mine rock hopper fills up and the generator fires up the conveyor belt gets your hopes up: that Oregon’s state gem, sunstones, will roll past you by the hundreds. The Spectrum Sunstone Mine is located 30 miles northwest of Plush and you’ll want bring a bucket to hold the sunstone

Spectrum Sunstone Mine & Public Dig Photos Facebook

Spectrum Sunstone Mine & Public Dig, Plush, Oregon. 4.1K likes. Spectrum Sunstone Mine Dig. Open Seasonally; May 1 Nov. 1

Spectrum Sunstone Mine (Plush) 2020 All You Need to Know

Spectrum Sunstone Mine, Plush: Address, Phone Number, Spectrum Sunstone Mine Reviews: 4/5. United States ; Oregon (OR) Oregon 116 contributions 17 helpful votes +1. She said how about you dig for $100 for both of you and not do the belt. It sounded like a good deal so we asked which pits and said we definitely wanted to find some

Where to Find Sunstone in Oregon?

Hold a nugget of Oregon sunstone in your palm, and you will understand why the 1987 Oregon legislature designated it as the official state gemstone. Sunstone is a variety of a mineral called oligoclase. Uncommon in its composition, clarity, and colors, it is a large, brightly colored transparent gem in the feldspar family.

Ponderosa Mine Oregon Sunstone Desert Sun Mining & Gems

Oregon sunstone is mined in two broad areas of the state more than 100 miles apart: the Ponderosa mine in Harney County, in central-eastern Oregon, and the Plush mining area in Lake County, southwest of the Ponderosa.. The Ponderosa deposit was discovered in the summer of 1980 when a logging operation cut roads through the area and cowboys running range cattle discovered clear crystals on

Oregon Sunstone Mines and Miners

Double Eagle Mining operates over 200 acres of Oregon Sunstone producing Feldspar Basalt flows in the Plush Oregon area. We are located in the high desert of south central Oregon, north west from the town of Plush Oregon. Double Eagle Mining is a mining company of the worlds rarest known gemstone, Oregon Copper Bearing Sunstone.

GemologyOnline • View topic Oregon Sunstone Photos

Oct 25, 2010 You just have to dig deep enough to reach them. Top . Barbra Voltaire, FGG Post subject: Re: Oregon Sunstone Photos. Posted: Sat Aug 07, 2010 2:28 pm . Post subject: Re: Oregon Sunstone Photos. Posted: Sun Oct 24, 2010 1:41 pm . Established Member: Joined: Fri Oct 08, 2010 11:17 am Posts: 46

Juicy red sunstone Spectrum Sunstone Mine & Public Dig

Spectrum Sunstone Mine, located near Plush, OR, in Lake County Oregon, is an Oregon sunstone mine open to the public for mining Oregon Sunstone. Visit Spectrum Mine and dig for Oregon sunstone gems from a designated pile of fresh unprocessed ore for free all day and keep what you find (mine personnel must be present).

Oregon Copper Bearing Sunstone Fee Digging open to the public

Double Eagle #16 Mine is open to the public for fee digging of Oregon Sunstone, keep all that you find. Where you can collect your own Plush Oregon Copper Bearing Sunstone, Directions to our Oregon Sunstone Mine. Opening dates for 2015 are Memorial Day Weekend, May 22nd through September 30th. Closing dates may vary due to weather.

Ponderosa Mine Oregon Sunstone Desert Sun Mining & Gems

Oregon sunstone is mined in two broad areas of the state more than 100 miles apart: the Ponderosa mine in Harney County, in central-eastern Oregon, and the Plush mining area in Lake County, southwest of the Ponderosa.. The Ponderosa deposit was discovered in the summer of 1980 when a logging operation cut roads through the area and cowboys running range cattle discovered clear crystals on

Oregon Sunstone Mines and Miners

Double Eagle Mining operates over 200 acres of Oregon Sunstone producing Feldspar Basalt flows in the Plush Oregon area. We are located in the high desert of south central Oregon, north west from the town of Plush Oregon. Double Eagle Mining is a mining company of the worlds rarest known gemstone, Oregon Copper Bearing Sunstone.

Oregon Sunstone Mining, Faceting, Investing, Jewelry Making

John Dyer & Co Large 12.49ct bi-color cuprian Oregon Sunstone in outstanding quality and value!. This is one of the finest Oregon Sunstone that I have ever worked with. Purchased in early 2019 from Ales Krivanek and mined in the PANA Mine in Oregon it has a very good large size, but what really sets it apart for me is the two strong colors and how vivid these colors are.

Oregon Gemstones: Sunstone, Thundereggs, Opal and More

A Diversity of Gems. Oregon is one of the nation's leading states for the production of gemstones.These gemstones are mostly a result of the state's long volcanic history. Oregon's famous sunstone is produced from basalt flows, thundereggs are formed in rhyolite, and the silica that produced much of Oregon's opal, agate, and jasper was dissolved from volcanic rocks by hot groundwater.

Where to Find Sunstone in Oregon?

Hold a nugget of Oregon sunstone in your palm, and you will understand why the 1987 Oregon legislature designated it as the official state gemstone. Sunstone is a variety of a mineral called oligoclase. Uncommon in its composition, clarity, and colors, it is a large, brightly colored transparent gem in the feldspar family.

Oregon Sunstone What Is It And Why is It Special

Sunstone The Official State Gemstone Of Oregon. In 1987, the state of Oregon voted to name their specific sunstone as the official Oregon State Gem stone. The Oregon Sunstone is still very popular among gem stone collectors for its unique qualities and sold at fairly high prices.

GemologyOnline • View topic Oregon Sunstone Photos

Oct 25, 2010 You just have to dig deep enough to reach them. Top . Barbra Voltaire, FGG Post subject: Re: Oregon Sunstone Photos. Posted: Sat Aug 07, 2010 2:28 pm . Post subject: Re: Oregon Sunstone Photos. Posted: Sun Oct 24, 2010 1:41 pm . Established Member: Joined: Fri Oct 08, 2010 11:17 am Posts: 46

Juicy red sunstone Spectrum Sunstone Mine & Public Dig

Spectrum Sunstone Mine, located near Plush, OR, in Lake County Oregon, is an Oregon sunstone mine open to the public for mining Oregon Sunstone. Visit Spectrum Mine and dig for Oregon sunstone gems from a designated pile of fresh unprocessed ore for free all day and keep what you find (mine personnel must be present).

Oregon Copper Bearing Sunstone direct from Double Eagle Mining

Double Eagle Mining is a mine direct supplier of Plush Oregon Copper Bearing Sunstone direct from the mine. We sale Wholesale Rough, Cut Stones, Beads, Cabochon, custom cutting and Jewelry. The Gemological world is calling it the next Tanzanite, invest now. We are a fulltime mining source of Plush Oregon Sunstone.

Oregon Copper Bearing Sunstone Fee Digging open to the public

Double Eagle #16 Mine is open to the public for fee digging of Oregon Sunstone, keep all that you find. Where you can collect your own Plush Oregon Copper Bearing Sunstone, Directions to our Oregon Sunstone Mine. Opening dates for 2015 are Memorial Day Weekend, May 22nd through September 30th. Closing dates may vary due to weather.

80+ Oregon Sunstone ideas sunstone, feldspar, quartz

Jul 30, 2015 The feldspar group of minerals are the most common on the planet, but the plagioclase feldspar designated Oregon’s Official State Gem by the Oregon legislature in 1987 is found nowhere else. At a hardness of 6.5-7.2 on the Moh’s scale it is comparable to agate and quartz and suitable for most any jewelry application.

Spectrum Sunstone Mine & Public Dig

Jun 04, 2018 Spectrum Sunstone Mine & Public Dig, Plush, Oregon. 4.7K likes. Spectrum Sunstone Mine Dig. Open Seasonally; May 1 Nov. 1

Oregon Sunstones Formations & Where to Find? Oregon

Where to Find Oregon Sunstones. South-central and southeastern Oregon is the only area in the world where the gem graded sunstones with copper inclusions are found. There are three sunstone productive deposits in Oregon: one in the Lake County

Ponderosa Mine Oregon Sunstone Desert Sun Mining & Gems

Oregon sunstone is mined in two broad areas of the state more than 100 miles apart: the Ponderosa mine in Harney County, in central-eastern Oregon, and the Plush mining area in Lake County, southwest of the Ponderosa.. The Ponderosa deposit was discovered in the summer of 1980 when a logging operation cut roads through the area and cowboys running range cattle discovered clear crystals on

Spectrum Sunstone Mine & Public Dig Posts Facebook

‎ Robyn Hawk ‎ to NW Rockhounds Meet-up / Memorial Day / Birthday Weekend @ the Oregon Sunstone digs May 22, 2016 · If it helps anyone make a decision these gems came from our finds at the Spectrum Sunstone Mine & Public Dig during one of our late Summer trips.

Hart Mountain Hot Springs and Sunstone Collection Trip

Jul 14, 2019 When we decided to take a weekend to drive to SE Oregon to collect Oregon sunstones it was originally a day trip, possibly one night to shorten the drive. It quickly turned into a 3 day trip with extra stops. While doing our research we learned that while you can camp at the Sunstone Collection area it is quite windy and dusty.

Spectrum Sunstone Mine & Public Dig

Jun 04, 2018 Spectrum Sunstone Mine & Public Dig, Plush, Oregon. 4.7K likes. Spectrum Sunstone Mine Dig. Open Seasonally; May 1 Nov. 1

Oregon Sunstone Mining, Faceting, Investing, Jewelry Making

John Dyer & Co Large 12.49ct bi-color cuprian Oregon Sunstone in outstanding quality and value!. This is one of the finest Oregon Sunstone that I have ever worked with. Purchased in early 2019 from Ales Krivanek and mined in the PANA Mine in Oregon it has a very good large size, but what really sets it apart for me is the two strong colors and how vivid these colors are.

GemologyOnline • View topic Oregon Sunstone Photos

Oct 25, 2010 You just have to dig deep enough to reach them. Top . Barbra Voltaire, FGG Post subject: Re: Oregon Sunstone Photos. Posted: Sat Aug 07, 2010 2:28 pm . Post subject: Re: Oregon Sunstone Photos. Posted: Sun Oct 24, 2010 1:41 pm . Established Member: Joined: Fri Oct 08, 2010 11:17 am Posts: 46

Pay-to-Dig Mines for Oregon Sunstone, Thunder Eggs, and Gold

Oregon has several public mines that are primarily located in two area. In south central Oregon, there are many mining operations near the town of Plush where you can search for Oregon Sunstone. In central Oregon, you can find thunder eggs and other fun mineral specimens.

PANA Mine The prime source of most valued cuprian

Sep 04, 2019 The hardness of Oregon Sunstone ranges from 6.5 to 7.2 on Moh´s scale. Hardness of a single crystal can vary based on it´s orientation (axis). Oregon Sunstone is similar in hardness to/or harder than gems like Tanzanite, Peridot, Amethyst, Tourmaline or Garnet. Therefore suitable for

Oregon Copper Bearing Sunstone Fee Digging open to the public

Double Eagle #16 Mine is open to the public for fee digging of Oregon Sunstone, keep all that you find. Where you can collect your own Plush Oregon Copper Bearing Sunstone, Directions to our Oregon Sunstone Mine. Opening dates for 2015 are Memorial Day Weekend, May 22nd through September 30th. Closing dates may vary due to weather.

About Sunstones OregonSunstoneGem

Oregon Sunstones. Above is picture of a group of extremely fine pieces of Oregon Sunstone rough. These pieces are a mix of Sunstones from the Spectrums Double Eagle 13,the Spectrum Cattle Guarder and other dig sites throughout the Eastern Oregon Sunstone fields. Sunstones of

Rare Gems and Minerals Found in Oregon Rock Collecting Areas

The Oregon Sunstone is very popular and common in the stores of Oregon, while in jewelry stores in most part of the world it is rarely seen. You can dig for Oregon sunstones at several pay-to-dig sites including the Dust Devil Mine, Spectrum Mine and Double Eagle Mine. Jaspers There are a wide variety of jaspers in Oregon that you can collect.

Spectrum Sunstone Mine (Plush) 2020 All You Need to Know

Spectrum Sunstone Mine, Plush: Address, Phone Number, Spectrum Sunstone Mine Reviews: 4/5. United States ; Oregon (OR) Eugene, Oregon 3 contributions 5 helpful votes. They graciously let my soon dig for sunstones on his own. It was a great experience for him to learn about geology and the hard work involved in uncovering a hidden treasure.

Dig Your Own Gemstones Oregon Sunstone A Guide to the

Apr 19, 2018 Spectrum Sunstone Mine- Dig Your Own Fiery Gemstones in Oregon. It is very rare that a mine producing something as gorgeous and valuable as Oregon sunstone and the folks at High Desert Gems and Minerals are allowing you to do that at their site located northeast of Plush, Oregon