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The Beautiful Oregon Sunstone Nevada Outback

2007-8-15 · The red facetable feldspar found at the Plush deposit is a distinctly American gem, being found only in Oregon. In addition, the quality of the copper colored sunstone material from Oregon is better than anywhere else in the world. The great variety of feldspar gems found at the Plush deposit all formed in a similar manner.

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SUNSTONE The American Gem with Many Forms

2007-6-13 · Sunstone is the State Gem of Oregon, which is the prime source for this beautiful Gem. Large quantities of gem-quality labradorite, most of it water-clear, straw yellow, or yellow sunstone, have been produced from deposits in southeastern Oregon for many years.

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Rough Oregon Sunstone Facet and Cab Nevada

2006-9-22 · Rough Oregon Sunstone, gems, jewelry making, American gems like Nevada turquoise and Oregon sunstone, silver jewelry and more Nevada Outback Gems Your Low Cost Gem Source We search the globe to bring you the finest gemstones at the lowest prices possible.

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Searching for Sunstones, 2020 Occidentalist

As signs of spring continue to show themselves in our neck of the woods we headed to Oregon’s Outback in search of Oregon’s state gem, the sunstone. The BLM has set aside an area for public collecting, and they litter the ground there, waiting to be picked. Southwest 2020, Nevada; Tags.

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The Oregon Sunstone A Rare and Beautiful Gemstone

Sunstone is a beautiful, but little known gemstone. As a mineral, it is a variety of Labradorite feldspar that comes in a variety of forms. The most common generally shows an opaque "schiller" effect where the metallic inclusions reflect light in a shimmering blaze of color. Although the common color of this gem is straw-yellow, it also can be found in pink, peach, red, salmon red-orange, red

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Hunting the Beautiful Oregon Sunstone EzineArticles

How many places in the US can you find good facet & gem quality cabochon material together in one location, accessible and open to the public for collection with no fee? There are only a very few places in the US where such materials can be dug, and nearly all are on private property or under claim, with a fee charged to rock hounds. However, in south central Oregon, northeast of Plush, the

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Sunstone Mining in the Oregon Outback An Intern’s

Prior to this internship, Arka did his first internship at the Dust Devil Sunstone Mine in the Oregon outback. The following article is Arka's experience. The journey began during the summer of 2016.

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Responsible Mining in Oregon The Sunstone Store

2020-10-22 · You’re familiar with the Oregon Sunstone, our State Gem found in the remote ‘Oregon Outback’. Years ago Steven and Elyse Douglas saw something totally unique in these gem’s. Known for it’s natural color variety and copper content, Oregon is the only place in the world where this abundant plagioclase Feldspar is found of ‘gem grade

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The Sunstone Store Permanently Closed Visit Bend

They are so committed to this unique and beautiful gem, they have invested in Sunstone mining claims in the “Oregon Outback” near Plush, Oregon, to responsibly mine their own rough gemstones and offer you a remarkable selection at a great value. Open Monday Saturday from 10:30 a.m. 5:30 p.m.

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Oregon Outback Mining Company Posts Facebook

The second annual Oregon Sunstone Festival is coming up, NEXT WEEKEND!! Friends, join us, Sat. July, 11th in the beautiful desert town of Plush, Or. We'll be celebrating our elegant state gem in Egan Park with jewelry and artisan craft booths, yummy food, live music and a silent auction, fundraiser.

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Sunstone Store Visit Bend, Sunriver, Redmond, Sisters

The Oregon Sunstone, is the Oregon State Gem found in the remote ‘Oregon Outback’. Years ago Sunstone Store owners, Steven and Elyse Douglas saw something totally unique in these gem’s. Known for it’s natural color variety and copper content, Oregon is the only place in the world where this abundant plagioclase Feldspar is found of

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Nevada Outback Gems: Natural Nevada Turquoise Jewelry in Silver and Gold, tourmaline, tanzanite Natural Nevada Turquoise from our mines, Jewelry in Silver and Gold, supplies of tourmaline, Oregon Sunstone, opal and tanzanite gems

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The Golden Eye: Search Results

Sunstone Ring Twinkling,natural copper and hematite crystals create the "schiller", or iridescence, in this beautiful Oregon sunstone ring. The 10 carat cabochon is set in 18kt gold, and graced with additonal sunstones and diamonds around the rim.

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The Rock Hound's Corner Nevada Outback May 09, 2020 The Rock Hound's Corner Nevada OutbackNevada Opal Mining Part One -Virgin ValleyVirgin Valley intense fiery colored crystal opal and the world's finest black opal: Nevada Rockhound AmDigging Oregon SunstoneOregon Sunstone feldspar gems and jewelry in Red and copper shiller: Hunt your own gems Nevada Godber Mine Turquoise

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Mirage in the Oregon Desert Cascade Journal

In 1970, the Bureau of Land Management set aside a 4000-acre public Sunstone Gem Collection area to maintain some democratic access to the gems, and in 1987, the governor declared the Sunstone the official Oregon State gemstone. Still, the stones remained relatively unknown. Most people hadn’t heard of

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Prospecting Vacations Dust Devil Mining Company

After searching BLM records for the entire state, they discovered three abandoned Sunstone claims in the high desert near Plush, Oregon. Both couples had previously collected these beautiful gemstones in the area set aside by the BLM for public digging. On February 1, 1992 Terry, Don, and Don’s son Clay drove to

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NORTH AMERICA CRLC

2016-7-9 · ROCKHOUNDING NORTH AMERICA *Please note that the Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club is not advertising / sponsoring these venues, but sharing places for all rock lovers.

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500+ Gemstones, Minerals and Crystals ideas in 2020

Nov 26, 2020 Explore Patricia Goodwin's board "Gemstones, Minerals and Crystals" on Pinterest. See more ideas about crystals, gemstones, minerals.

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The MoHo and Other Traveling Tales: Sunstone Day

2020-11-6 · The skies were clear and gorgeous, but we had no desire to run off in a hurry. Our plans for the day were to drive the 20 plus miles of gravel and dirt road to the BLM Sunstone Collection Area and root around for the Oregon state gem. No need to get out there when it was still in the 30’s, no matter HOW sunny the skies were.

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EmBound

2020-2-29 · Family vacation 2011 we decided to venture through Oregon's outback to mine beautiful Oregon Sunstone; an all natural labradorite feldspar sometimes containing beautiful copper shiller. It can be clear, yellow, with reds, or even greens . We loaded up the RV, made sure we were topped off on gasoline, water, food, and our holding tanks were empty.

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