Oregon Sunstone has high scintillation which can still be enjoyed in lower light sources. This is one of the reasons for Tiffany and Company mining Oregon Sunstone in the early 1900's for a diamond substitute and the yellow diamond color and strong scintillation of the Yellow Champagne's and is how it got the nick name "Plush Diamond".
Loose Sunstone From Around The World For Sale. Sunstone is metallic in appearance and comes in red, orange or green. However, cleaner red sunstone is very rare and commands true gemstone prices. There are two main varieties of Sunstone. The stones from the USA are plagioclase Feldspar that are colored by Copper.
Double Eagle Mining is a mine direct supplier of Plush Oregon Copper Bearing Sunstone direct from the mine. We sale Wholesale Rough, Cut Stones, Beads, Cabochon, custom cutting and Jewelry. The Gemological world is calling it the next Tanzanite, invest now. We are a fulltime mining source of Plush Oregon Sunstone.
Spectrum Sunstone Mine, located near Plush, OR, in Lake County Oregon, is an Oregon sunstone mine open to the public for mining Oregon Sunstone. Visit Spectrum Mine and dig for Oregon sunstone gems from a designated pile of fresh unprocessed ore for free all day and keep what you find (mine personnel must be present).
Genuine Oregon Sunstone will also have a substantially higher refractive index in 1.560 to 1.585 range compared to their cheap Oligoclase counterparts in only 1.520 to 1.560 range. A higher hardness of 6.5 to 7.2 also separates Oregon Sunstone from it's common and inexpensive counterparts from India and elsewhere.
Plush Oregon Sunstone Rough for Sale All prices are full retail value, if you would like to make a fair offer on any item listed please email us with your offer. If your are a wholesaler jeweler or manufacture, please email us about wholesale pricing.
The sunstone mining area is approximately 27 miles northeast of Plush, Oregon. At the present time we have a limited number of recorded Mining Claims that we are offering for sale. We have claims located on both the east and west side of the Public Collection Area.
Oregon sunstone is also bought primarily by hobbyists, custom cutters, and, of course, tourists to the Oregon mining sites. To attract buyers, Dust Devil advertises the fact that Oregon sunstone is "the all natural, all American gemstone," with no heat treating, irradiation or oiling.
Dust Devil Mining is For Sale After twenty years of mining it is time for us to retire. Dust Devil Mining Company's owners have enjoyed many years of mining and promoting Oregon's Plush Sunstone. In that time, we have met some of the best gemstone cutters, carvers, designers, miners and rock hounds in the world.
For Sale - Business Opportunity Oregon State Gems Gemstone Mine Oregon State Gems, Inc. is now one of the largest vertically integrated suppliers of Oregon Sunstones in the country. OSG, Inc. retains the mining rights to the largest probable reserve of Oregon Sunstones.