Geology header
Earthquakes

Learn More about Oregon's Geology
Rockhound Resources

Eagle Rock off Ore. Hwy. 380 (Post-Paulina Hwy.), 15 miles southeast of Prineville
• (541) 447-6304 - Although this site has a reputation for difficult digging because of the rough terrain, rockhounds who search the base of the rimrock area may be rewarded with fine specimens of dendrites and agates.
 
Green Jasper off U.S. Hwy. 26, 30 miles northeast of Prineville
• (541) 447-6304 - As its name implies, green jasper is what you´ll find here, but it is scarce. You´ll have to work for your prizes.
 
Limb Cast Area off Ore. Hwy. 380 (Post-Paulina Hwy.), 65 miles southeast of Prineville
• (541) 447-6304 - Limb casts tinged in white, green and pink draw rockhounds to this area, which includes a total of seven different mining sites.
 
Maury Mountain off Ore. Hwy. 380 (Post-Paulina Hwy.), 40 miles southeast of Prineville
• (541) 416-6500 - There are four separate public mining claims in this area, which is known for its yellow, green and moss agates.




Home | Maps & Publications | Hazards | Permits | Dept Info | Contact Us | Links | Search

Fossils, Minerals & Gems | Hazards | Field Offices | News and Events
Mineral Land Regulation and Reclamation | Oil, Gas and Geothermal
Nature of the Northwest Information Center | State of Oregon website
Job listings from the State of Oregon jobs page

Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries
800 NE Oregon Street #28, Suite 965, Portland, OR 97232-2162
(971) 673-1555, FAX (971) 673-1562
email us at DOGAMI

State of Oregon home Department of Geology and Mineral Industries home Nature of the Northwest icon
Your best source for outdoor recreation and natural resource information, plus the largest selection of maps in the Northwest.