|Fred Bed Thundereggs
Mill Creek Valley, Ochoco Mtns, Crook
site is one of several sites around Wildcat mountain that
and it was said to be closed to collecting. The story was
miners were kicked off by a rancher for mistreatment of his
thundereggs are easily
identifiable by their smooth brown thundereggs with bleached
fractures as if they had been underwater for a while. The
agates are usually dark colored.
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Rough Appearance: Smooth thundereggs with ridges, will
show brown with
bleached edges when cut.
Mostly hollow to solid quartz, but some are found with solid
sometimes with mossy inclusions.
"Black Hole with glowing edges"