Mill Creek Drainage - Harvey Gap / Killer Green Thundereggs
Ok - these are sometimes called Harvey Gap, but the original finder decided to call them the Killer Green Eggs - sometimes abbreviated to the K.G.E. - and that's good enough for me. While not exactly rare, they are not common either - still quite a special item for a collection. And, for me, they are one of the high points of the mill creek area.
The Killer Green Eggs are located close to the Fallen Tree bed, which in itself would get my attention since Fallen Tree (above) is one of my own personal favorites. However, these are quite strikingly different, though also extremely beautiful. They range from pure quartz through to a quietly subtle grey agate, sometimes with bands and structure. Moss is quite rare, though not unknown, and tubes also crop up on occasion. Also, hints of amethyst and other colorations are not unknown, and the appearance of a colour in these stones is extremely striking.
Obviously this is an area of Oregon with something a little magical in the ground.