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Fall's increased surf activity unearths Oregon Coast beachcombing treasures
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by OregonAgates

½ pound Agate found October 5, 2010

JenIves1Congratulations to Jennifer of Federal Way, WA who dropped in to show us this beauty she just found today weighing ½ a pound.

I guess the season is going to start earlier than we thought it would.

Florida Beachcomber finds 8¼ pound Agate!

SeptAgate2Beachcomber, Cliff of Florida found this large sugar agate a couple of weeks ago while vacationing here on the Oregon Coast. weighing in at a healthy 8¼ pounds and is 8½" long. It is now in the rock tumbler being polished.

We are all anxiously waiting to see what it will look like polished. Check back later this fall to see it polished.

Agate Treasures

AugustAgates3Beachcombers Melissa & Randee of Eugene found these rather large trophies of 4" while vacationing here on the Oregon Coast.

The white agate below weighed in at 1¼ pounds, the carnelian/sard agate with the crystalline center weighed 1 pound. Nice finds!

What is this fossil?

fossilThis fossil was found earlier this year in the area, by Newport resident Danny. It is 5½" long, and the lower image shows the side view nicely but what is it?

Danny also found some nice agates!


from Agates on the Oregon Coast Blog