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RICE MUSEUM
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The Rice  NW Museum is one of the world's finest collection of minerals from worldwide localities.  There are colorful minerals and rocks, fluroescent minerals (glow in the dark), meteorite specimens, ornate carvings, petrified wood, ancient fossils, and rocks and minerals of the Pacific Northwest.  They are located West of Portland off of HWY 26.  Their website is:   www.riceworthwestmuseum.org

Below are some photos from our trip to the museum.  

CORALYN CHECKING OUT ALL THE ROCKS
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SLICES OF PETRIFIED WOOD
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INTRICATELY CARVED CARNELIAN (an agate)
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A BEAUTIFUL JADE CARVING
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RHODOCHROSITE CRYSTALS - BEAUTIFUL RED BUT SOFT
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BEAUTIFUL IN JEWELRY BUT NOT DURABLE.

INSIDE THUNDEREGG. BEAUTIFUL CRYSTALS!
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VERY THIN FIBROUS CRYSTALS - HOW THEY SURVIVE
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EXCAVATION IS BEYOND ME.

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