Rockhounding Site: Maury Mountains

Rock Type: moss agate

Site Description: This site is popular for its red, green, and yellow moss agate. As with most well-known sites, very little material is available for collection on the ground surface. However, nice pieces of moss agate can still be found by rockhounds willing to take the time and effort to dig.

Directions: Available on Central Oregon Rockhounding Map, Purchasing Info

Road Access: Maintained

Site Information: Seasonal closure, snow.

Agency: U.S. Forest Service USFS Logo Image


Slabs of Maury Mountain moss agate. The moss-like inclusions found at Maury Mountains come in colors of red, yellow, brown, and green.Maury Agate Specimen

Visitors to the Maury Mountains rockhounding site during the spring months may observe the blooms of a variety of wildflowers.Maury Agate Flowers