Companies on private claims mine most of this material. Take Highway 395 North to the Highway 140 East junction go for about 6 miles then turn right onto Highway 140.
Visible Schiller will have light pink.
Copper bearing sunstone. Oregon Copper Bearing Sunstone is known through out the gemstone world for its rare. 45 out of 5 stars. We receive many emails from customers asking whether particular gems in our inventory are copper-bearing.
We are open to suggestions on how to further improve or. It is also graded for type of Schiller if present. Market value of Indian translucent Sunstone is close to nothing.
Recent popularity growth of Oregon Sunstone was. All International Orders are Shipped By India Registered Postal Services 14-23 Days. 511 8900 FREE shipping.
While many mines produce multiple colors Sun Summit is one of only mines that produces commercial quantities in the rare dichroic green and teal hues. This rare Copper Bearing Gemstone is only found in south central Oregon USA and nowhere else in the world. Copper Bearing Sunstone is determined by the amount of color saturation how light or dark and color type.
Are real copper bearing sunstones supposed to contain visible flakes of copper as I had read online and are the dealers at GSN being deceptive with their use of the term copper bearing. However theres a public Sunstone Collection Area in Lake County. Item will be shipped same day of the payment received.
Sunstone Heute bestellen versandkostenfrei. Sunstone with copper inclusions. Some examples exhibit red to green dichroism and exceptional cut gemstones larger than 5 ct can sell for more than 1000 per carat depending on color clarity and cut.
Sunstone Mines In Oregon Open To The Public 1. We offer custom design jewelry wi. Some examples exhibit red to green dichroism and fine specimens figure 2 larger than 5 ct can sell for more than 1000 per carat.
The copper content in our Oregon sunstone creates hues that both inspire the mind and bend the possibilities of colored gemstones. VVS1 is a standard GIA clarity grade between IF and VVS2 and A -1 is schiller grading developed by Ales Patrick Krivanek and featured in this guide. Sunstone Oregon Copper Bearing Shiller Baguette Rectangle 14363 mm 367 carat.
Yellow with green tint to strong Yellow. You can find copper-bearing sunstone which is the rarest gemstone compared to what you can find in other localities. This a partial copy of a Gemological paper published in The Ore Bin written by N.
I have included at end the information to the website where you can read the entire publication. Both have strong interest in rare gemstones and being able to mine this rare Oregon Copper Bearing Sunstone and to make it available to the world is a privilege to both. Substantial amounts of high-value Oregon sunstone rough are now being extracted from its namesake state.
Sunstone has been found in burial sites and sacred bundles. Feldspars are silicate minerals that contain variable amounts of sodium Na potassium K and calcium Ca. This copper bearing sunstone phenomenon is a new one for me.
Oregon sunstone is a copper-bearing variety of the plagioclase series member labradorite. Copper Bearing Sunstone which is the rarest top gem quality Copper Bearing Gemstone. All National Orders Will Be shipped By Reputed Courier Services With Tracking Number.
Double Eagle Mine Double Eagle Mining is a mining company of the worlds rarest known gemstone Oregon Copper Bearing Sunstone Double Eagle Mine is a privately owned environmentally conscious mining operation which was founded in 2004. When Paraiba tourmaline first reached the market in the early 1990s it led to a tremendous interest in copper-bearing gemstones. Harney County and Lake County Oregon produce Oregon sunstone.
Dont be fooled by dealers selling Tanzanian Indian or Sri Lankan translucent rusty looking Sunstones these stones have nothing in common with real Oregon Sunstone except for its name. This shows that the Oregon Copper Bearing Sunstone deposits has been mined and or known about since early Man. There seems to be a perception in the market that a gem containing traces of copper is inherently valuable.
It acquires its copper naturally. Oregon sunstone the official state gemstone since 1987 is natural copper-bearing labradorite feldspar. Close-up photo of the round sunstone cabochon from the top image on this page showing a blizzard of copper platelets inside.
Here are the questions. Oregon sunstone the official state gemstone since 1987 is natural copper-bearing labradorite feldspar. This sunstone from Oregon has platelet shaped pieces of copper and when light hits the schiller plane – you get fireworks.
Peterson of the Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries. There are sunstones outside of Oregon with a different composition but their glittery appearance is caused by inclusions of hematite or goethite instead of copper. John being of Native American heritage believes strongly in being a good steward of the earth and to make sure it is preserved for future generationsWe look forward to helping you with your purchase of Oregon Sunstone.
We hope that this new logical and easy to master copper schiller grading will be adopted and used by others. Continue going on your left just after the signs of Blue Creek and Hart Mountain Refuge. We offer to the world a great opportunity to buy direct from the miners one of the earths rarest known gemstone.
Next you will drive about 15 miles to Plush Cutoff Road. Every sun stone from Oregon being sold by those 2 dealers at GSN are being sold as copper bearing sunstones. It has the chemical formula CaNaSiAl4O8 with the calcium Ca ranging from 7050 and sodium Na from 30 50.
The optical effect appears to be due to reflections from inclusions of red copper in the form of minute scales which are hexagonal rhombic or irregular in shape and are disposed parallel to the principal cleavage-planeThese inclusions give the stone an appearance something like that of aventurine hence sunstone is known also as aventurine-feldspar. Copper Schiller is a unique phenomena only found in Oregon Copper Bearing Sunstone. Finished Oregon Sunstone Grading System Yellow Champagne.
The Oregon basalt flows that contain sunstone are located mainly on public land and many productive or promising areas are held by mining claims. Bureau of Land Management has reserved one area in Lake County as a public. COPPER BEARING OREGON SUNSTONE 850 Ct FLAWLESS-FOR JEWELRY LOOSE GEMSTONE Immediate Payment is required after the Winning Bid.
How to get there. Ad Riesenauswahl an Werkzeug und Baumaterial. Oregon is the worlds only location where a genuine copper bearing Sunstone is found.
Oregon Copper Bearing Sunstone. Copper-bearing Oregon Sunstone VVS1 with A -1 copper schiller.