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FEE DIGGING

fee digging

oregon sunstone fee digging

Have you ever wanted to dig for treasure? Fee digging is a great way for families to spend the day together, boy-scouts and girl-scouts to learn about the outdoors, and professional jewelers, collectors and lapidaries to get great deals on rough sunstone.

The best way to find high quality Sunstone rough is to visit a mine. Walking the desert, randomly, to collect Sunstone is not recommended because it is dangerous, you might be illegally trespassing, and professional miners and geologists have already found the best locations and you will save time and money relying on their expertise.

Each mine is not the same. Some mines allow fee digging, while other do not. Some have resources for overnight camping, other do not. Some are child friendly, others are not. There are several ways to search for sunstone:

  1. conveyor belt
  2. dig randomly on the site and/or the mining pit
  3. processed ore table screening
  4. unprocessed ore table screening

 

On this page you will find a directory that will help you get started planning your next fee digging adventure. If you are a mine owner that would like to be included on this site, please send your info to info@orsunstone.com

MINE NAME

MINE OWNER

WEBSITE CONTACT

OFFERS FEE DIGGING?

ADULT GROUP FRIENDLY

FAMILY FRIENDLY

FEE DIGGING TYPE

SPECTRUM Mine

Chris Rose

highdesertgemsandminerals.com

YES

YES

YES

  • Unprocessed ore table screening
  • Conveyor belt run
  • Mining pit access

PANA Mine

Ales Patrick Krivanek

pana-mine.com

NO

N/A

N/A

None

SUNSTONE BUTTE Mine

David Wheatley & Tammy Moreau

N/A

NO

N/A

N/A

None

DUST DEVIL Mine

Don & Patsy Buford

dustdevilmining.com

YES

YES

YES

  • Unprocessed ore table screening
  • Conveyor belt run
  • Mining pit access

DOUBLE EAGLE Mine

John & Debbie Aldrich

doubleeaglemine.com

YES

YES

YES

  • Unprocessed ore table screening
  • Mining pit access

PONDEROSA Mine

John Woodmark & Desert Sun Mining & Gems

N/A

NO

N/A

N/A

None

SUNCRYSTAL MINING LLC

Nirinjan S. Khalsa

N/A

NO

N/A

N/A

None

  • spectrum mine

    FEE DIGGING

    MINE OWNER

    WEBSITE CONTACT

    OFFERS FEE DIGGING?

    ADULT GROUP FRIENDLY

    FAMILY FRIENDLY

    FEE DIGGING TYPE

    Christopher Rose

    highdesertgemsandminerals.com

    YES

    YES

    YES

    • Unprocessed ore table screening
    • Conveyor belt run
    • Mining pit access
  • PANA Mine

    FEE DIGGING

    MINE OWNER

    WEBSITE CONTACT

    OFFERS FEE DIGGING?

    ADULT GROUP FRIENDLY

    FAMILY FRIENDLY

    FEE DIGGING TYPE

    Ales Patrick Krivanek

    pana-mine.com

    NO

    N/A

    N/A

    None

  • SUNSTONE BUTTE Mine

    FEE DIGGING

    MINE OWNER

    WEBSITE CONTACT

    OFFERS FEE DIGGING?

    ADULT GROUP FRIENDLY

    FAMILY FRIENDLY

    FEE DIGGING TYPE

    David Wheatley & Tammy Moreau

    N/A

    NO

    N/A

    N/A

    None

  •  DUST DEVIL Mine

    FEE DIGGING

    MINE OWNER

    WEBSITE CONTACT

    OFFERS FEE DIGGING?

    ADULT GROUP FRIENDLY

    FAMILY FRIENDLY

    FEE DIGGING TYPE

    Don & Patsy Buford

    dustdevilmining.com

    YES

    YES

    YES

    • Unprocessed ore table screening
    • Conveyor belt run
    • Mining pit access
  • DOUBLE EAGLE Mine

    FEE DIGGING

    MINE OWNER

    WEBSITE CONTACT

    OFFERS FEE DIGGING?

    ADULT GROUP FRIENDLY

    FAMILY FRIENDLY

    FEE DIGGING TYPE

    John & Debbie Aldrich

    doubleeaglemine.com

    YES

    YES

    YES

    • Unprocessed ore table screening
    • Mining pit access
  • PONDEROSA Mine

    FEE DIGGING

    MINE OWNER

    WEBSITE CONTACT

    OFFERS FEE DIGGING?

    ADULT GROUP FRIENDLY

    FAMILY FRIENDLY

    FEE DIGGING TYPE

    John Woodmark & Desert Sun Mining & Gems

    N/A

    NO

    N/A

    N/A

    None

  • SUNCRYSTAL MINING LLC

    FEE DIGGING

    MINE OWNER

    WEBSITE CONTACT

    OFFERS FEE DIGGING?

    ADULT GROUP FRIENDLY

    FAMILY FRIENDLY

    FEE DIGGING TYPE

    Nirinjan S. Khalsa

    N/A

    NO

    N/A

    N/A

    None