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The hunt for Thunder Eggs | Oregon Field Guide | OPB

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Rock Hunters take kids out to discover the the beautiful inside of thunder eggs at the Richardson Ranch, near Madras, Oregon.

Thunder eggs are fascinating. The eggshaped rocks with the rough, gray exterior hide agate, opal, jasper and other gemstones and minerals that evoke fantastic interior landscapes. Along with being Oregon’s official state rock, Thunder eggs are often found in the High Desert of Oregon.

“Thunder Eggs” is also one of the most popular “Oregon Field Guide” stories ever. This video produced by Vince Patton and filmed by Nick Fisher. #opb #thunderegg #rockhounding #oregonfieldguide

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