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A round, bright red gem displayed on a dark gray background. Article
The Red Hot Gems of Summer

These red, pink and orange hued gems evoke passion and excitement – and are surefire accessories for sultry summer days.

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The Chinese Red Feldspar Controversy: Chronology of Research Through July 2009

Red copper-containing plagioclase feldspar from Oregon has been available for over a century. In the early 2000s, new localities for copper-bearing feldspar were reported from the Democratic Republic of the Congo and from Tibet or an unspecified locality in China.

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A Sunstone Odyssey, Part 1: The Ponderosa

The first of a three-part series exploring Oregon’s state gem reports on a July 2013 visit to the Ponderosa mine, a prolific sunstone source surrounded by majestic ponderosas.

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Sunstone Labradorite from the Ponderosa Mine, Oregon

The Ponderosa mine is now producing commercial quantities of the gem-quality labradorite feldspar known as sunstone.

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Three Occurrences of Oregon Sunstone

Chronicles a visit to the high desert of eastern Oregon to examine commercial sources of this natural copper-bearing feldspar.

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Large sunstone rough from the Ponderosa mine in Oregon
Ponderosa Sunstone Update

John Woodmark provides an update on the Ponderosa sunstone mine in Oregon.

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Sunstone Quality Factors

Learn about the factors that make sunstone so desirable.

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GIA Gem Project
Various Gems
(Danburite – Humite)

Among the collection assembled by Dr. Edward Gübelin are a number of uncommon gemstones from many worldwide localities.

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Mixed-cut Oregon sunstone
Oregon Sunstone Update

An review of the Oregon sunstone seen at the Tucson gem shows.

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A Sunstone Odyssey, Part 2: The Dust Devil

The "Sunstone Odyssey" series continues with a visit to the Dust Devil mine, a source of rough for many award-winning faceted gems and carvings.

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