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Oregon Thunder Egg Rockhounding on Public Lands Oregon

Oregon Thunder Egg Rockhounding on Public Lands Oregon



Stunning Oregon Thunderegg Agate - Thunderegg is not synonymous with either geode or agate. A geode is a simple term for a rock with a hollow in it, ...

Thunderegg Agate. Dry Creek, Ochocos, Oregon by frodoclone

Blue Opal thunder eggs. Succor Creek Oregon

A triple black and blue thunder egg with delicate touches of screaming red-From Richardson's Ranch,Madras,Oregon

Oregon - Rock - Thunderegg

Thunder eggs similar to these can be found at Whistler Springs.

thunder egg | Dwarves Earth Treasures: Friend ranch Thundereggs from Ashwood, Oregon

Mw: PRIDAY PLUME AGATE Thunderegg -Oregon- Cab #2

Thunder Eggs - whole and cut in half, from Jefferson County, Oregon USA

Map compliments of Elkins Gemstones 972 S. Main ~ Prineville, Oregon 97754

Thunder Eggs · Three round geodes in small, medium, and large. The smallest one is a

P1020558. I'm digging out a thunderegg in central Oregon ...

View full sizeJoe HansenKids love the gratifying hunt for thunder eggs.

*Thunderegg / Lucky Strike Claim, Ochocos, Oregon, love the eggs that come out of this mine!


Forest Service public rockhounding sites central Oregon - petrified wood, limb casts, agate,

Thunder Eggs

Greetings, Have you always wanted to dig Thundereggs? If so check below to check out my favorite spots to dig.

Richardson's Ranch Jefferson County, Oregon

In central Oregon, thunder egg tourism is booming, and the rocks are world-class

Lucky Strike Mine, Oregon -plume thunderegg

Oregon Rockhounding Map – Free ...

Oregon Thunderegg

Tooth Fossil Oregon

Rock hounding map thumbnail of Succor Creek Oregon area

Richardson's Rock Ranch

USGA Rockhound map: Deschutes & Ochoco National Forests & Crooked River National Grassland, OR - Rocks & Minerals

Oregon designated the thunderegg as the official state rock in 1965 after the rockhounds of Oregon voted it as their first choice .


(Photo courtesy of Thunderegg Days & Festival) Rockhounding is wildly popular in Oregon, with hobbyists exploring lands around the state for one-of-a-kind ...

Lake County Rockhounding Sites

Thunderegg Hunting in Oregon

Thunderegg – Oregon | Where to Find & How ...

Rock & Mineral Collecting – Central Oregon

Box of Beacon Hill thundereggs

(Photo courtesy of Thunderegg Days & Festival) Rockhounding is wildly popular in Oregon ...

Thundereggs (aka Lithophysae, White Fur Creek OR, Succor Creek OR)

prineville, oregon maps ~ courtesy of elkins gem stones, prineville, oregon

Oregon Sunstone

Where to Find Opals in Oregon?

It takes some hard work and determination to dig out a thunderegg. Oregon Sunstone South-Central Oregon

Richardson's Ranch Jefferson County, Oregon

Harney County Rockhounding Sites – Eastern Oregon

Rock Hounding in Crook County

Petrified wood from the Bear Creek collection site. Some of these specimens are colorfully agatized.

Public Land Oregon Agate, Jasper, Thunder Eggs ...

Public Rockhounding Sites

Eagle Rock is an erosional remnant of a welded tuff (hardened volcanic ash deposit) along Hwy 380 near the Eagle Rock rockhounding site.

prineville, oregon maps ~ courtesy of elkins gem stones, prineville, oregon

Mann Lake | by BLMOregon Mann Lake | by BLMOregon

Get more information on this area from TravelOregon.com

Whistler Springs

Umpqua River

Located southwest of Homedale it contains scattered deposits of world famous (and stunning) plume agate. Found in intrusions in the local rhyolite, ...

Slabs of Maury Mountain moss agate. The moss-like inclusions found at Maury Mountains come in colors of red, yellow, brown, and green.


Quartzville Creek


Big Beacon Hill Thunderegg in rough

Fossils, Rocks & Minerals – Oregon

Alvord Desert - East Side of Steens Mountains. Rocks & Minerals: Thunderegg ...

In the low lands about 3 miles east of Glass Butte and on Little Glass Butte 4 miles to the southeast, several eruptions produced the obsidian flows that ...

A big slab of petrified wood that is green

Access road and sign leading to the White Fir Springs thunder egg site.

Among the various leisure activities that the state of Oregon boasts of, the agate hunting is one of the most thrilling and most enjoyable.

Willamette Meteorite & Zoe

graveyard point

C. Oregon rockhounding map updated

This site is the legendary Priday Agate Beds. Richardson's is located approximately ten miles north of Madras, Oregon.

Oregon Sunstone – Where to Find?


Enormous portions of the State of Oregon are federal public lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management (about sixteen million acres – an area bigger ...

Bill's Rockhound Blog is about my Rockhounding Adventures: This blog post is all about Keokuk, Iowa Geode Hunting & Display Preparation.

Rockhounds can expect to find relatively large samples of multi-colored jasper at this site. This sample is about 10 inches wide.

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Oregon Gem & Mineral Clubs | Events | Local Agencies

Here is a shot of a teardrop I freeformed from the Opal;

Central Oregon Rock Collectors Club CORC


Eric Glos, right, of Beaverton, looks over rocks at a booth at Nyssa's Thunderegg Days Festival last year. The festival will be held at Nyssa school grounds ...

Glass Butte Obsidian

Jasper Mineral

Climbing Back Up: The Return of The Northwest's Fishers

In Crook County especially, Earth's treasures a draw

Rockhounding ...


Oregon Gold and Gems 'Then and ...

Me inside Oregon Caves