Dig for Feldspar Crystals off I-84
This dig location is easy to find and you’re sure to find some Feldspar crystals. It’s located off of I-84 in Lime, Oregon, very close to the Idaho/Oregon state line.
The GPS coordinates below will get you to the location and we provided a video for reference.
The Feldspar at this location is not high quality but good enough for rock collectors and enthusiasts.
This location is excellent for families, junior rockhounds, and old-timers.
Keep reading below to learn more about what to bring, clothing types, and driving directions.
Types of Crystals
Using the right tools for collecting Feldspar crystals can make the process easy and stress-free.
- Feldspar Crystals – The crystals from this location will be white to pinkish-white in color. You should be able to find small to medium-sized crystals.
Remember to take care when handling and cleaning your crystals to avoid scratching the crystal face or chipping a point.
Tools for Collecting Feldspar
A crystal prospector will want to pack a variety of tools for this trip. They should have snacks and drinks in case they get thirsty or hungry, as well as a 3-gallon or 5-gallon bucket for their Feldspar crystals. Don’t forget about the weather and make sure to dress appropriately.
Must-Have Tools and Accessories
- Big wheeled carts
- 5-gallon buckets
- Hat or sombrero
- Small hand rake
- Small garden tools
- Long pants
- Long sleeve (depends on weather)
- Towels for drying off
- Fresh clothes (you’re going to sweat)
Most importantly, have fun collecting these crystals.
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