Oregon Field Guide

Oregon Sunstones

Clip: Season 33 Episode 9 | 9m 25s | Video has closed captioning.

Geologist Emily Cahoon is fascinated with Oregon sunstones. The copper-bearing gemstone is only found in Oregon's segments of the Columbia River Flood Basalts, and comes in a range of colors from deep red to light green to teal and even yellow. Join Oregon Field Guide as we set out to uncover the many mysteries of these enigmatic stones.

Aired: 02/17/22

Rating: NR

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Oregon Field Guide is a local public television program presented by OPB.