I returned to Lucky Lake last weekend to pick up the cut amethyst. As a reminder, this was the before, in raw form.
This is the after.
And of course couldn’t resist digging into another small bucket!
Picked up a lot of what I already had, more palm sized sodalite, another amethyst, and citrine. I did manage to get some obsidian and dalmatian jasper! They were little tiny pieces, but something new nonetheless.
Some sort of jasper
Smokey Quartz. The guy said these were the best kinds to have cut, better than the more clear ones.
The way back to Richmond.
I think this is tobacco.
Take three for Dad and I visiting Lucky Lake! We found a few new gems and four or five palm-sized ones!
The last time we were there, I found a very dark-colored amethyst, and I brought it with me to have cut. This is the before and I will post the after when I go back in a few weeks to get it.
Blood Jasper – as legend has it, named because it was the stone underneath Jesus as he was nailed to the cross.
Giant rose quartz
I think this is picture jasper…but jasper nonetheless.
Spider jasper – some look like they have hieroglyphics on them. One of these does, but its hard to capture in a picture.
Rubies and Garnets (I think I know which is which, but without being certain I lumped them together).
Twix decided he wanted to help.
Smokey quartz. The larger one has a piece of mica growing out of it!
The whole catch!