Saturday, March 13, 2010

Bloodstone still found on the Oregon Coast

Bloodstone found as a family activity beach combing at Newport, Oregon

< - - Green stones shown are two nice specimens of bloodstone a.k.a. heliotrope, jasper found lately in the Newport area by the father & son team of Frank & Jeremiah. Good timing fellows bloodstone is also one of the March birthstones.

Photo: Great collecting done as a family activity shows their collection of two red Carnelian Sagenite Agates, two blue agates and a large blue-black agate.

Editors note:
Photos were taken of the specimens wet to better show the exquisite colors.