Category Archives: Rocks and Minerals

Wheeler High Shool Fossil Beds (Fossil, Oregon)

Wheeler High School Fossil Beds ~ Wheeler High School, Fossil, Oregon * (541) 763-4146 ~ https://www.oregonpaleolandscenter.com/wheeler-high-school-fossil-beds In the town of Fossil Oregon one can easily collect fossils for a mere $5 entrance fee (donation based on honor system in a … Continue reading

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Amethyst

Amethyst ~ Article by Leaf McGowan/Thomas Baurley, Technogypsie Productions ~ Coming Soon … Name: Folk Name: Taxonomy: Locality: Description: This stone comes in a crystalline or translucent purple stone. Uses: Folklore/Spirituality: Known to represent supreme spirituality, it is a magical … Continue reading

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Amazonite

Amazonite ~ Article by Leaf McGowan/Thomas Baurley, Technogypsie Productions ~ Coming Soon … Name: Folk Name: Amazonite Taxonomy: Locality: Description: Pale, blue-green in color. Uses: Folklore/Spirituality: This stone is believed to connect oneself to their inner powers, intuition, universal love, … Continue reading

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Agate

Agate ~ Article by Leaf McGowan/Thomas Baurley, Technogypsie Productions ~ Name: Folk Name: Agate Taxonomy: Locality: Description: This mineralized stone comes in various colors and compositions. Uses: Folklore/Spirituality: Believed to awaken inherent talents, transforms negativity, balancing the physical and emotional … Continue reading

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Gingko Petrified Forest

Gingko Petrified ForestVantage, Washington. http://parks.state.wa.us/288/Ginkgo-Petrified-Forest Article by Thomas Baurley on 12/3/2016 ~ Enroute to a archaeological survey I was doing, we stopped the night at Wanapum State Park only to discover next door was the GIngko Petrified Forest. What a … Continue reading

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Pecos Valley Diamonds

PECOS VALLEY DIAMONDS New Mexico, one of the nation’s most mineralized states, contains a very large quantity quartz (Si02) . ” This ubiquitous mineral occurs in every district and in many forms. The crystals known as “Pecos Valley ‘Diamonds” however, … Continue reading

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