State Rock: Barite Rose (1968)
State Fossil: Saurophaganax maximus (2000)
State Dinosaur: Acrocanthosaurus atokensis (2006)
State Crystal: Hourglass Selenite (2005)
Oklahoma is known for its unusual selenite crystals and its ‘barite roses.’
Portions of Oklahoma (especially the southwest) are noted for agate, jasper, and petrified wood.
A fabulous natural history museum with terrific exhibits for rockhounds can also be found in Oklahoma.
THE SALT PLAINS OF OKLAHOMA
Open to the Public!
The Crystal Collector arrived on the very first day of the opening of the new dig area for each year! With the help of his nephew Dylan, and sidekick Matrix, they really found some great selenite crystals!
- 1 or 2 buckets
- Knee pads or something to kneel on
This is a free location open to the public starting April 1 every year!
This is an exclusive dig site that is currently not open to the public. Join The Crystal Collector on FaceBook and become a supporter for opportunities to dig with him on certain exclusive digs and so much more. Only .99 a month https://www.facebook.com/Thecrystalcollector
This is no ordinary selenite, its some of the most clear crystals of its size you will find in the world!
This is an exclusive dig site that is currently not open to the public. Join The Crystal Collector on FaceBook and become a supporter for opportunities to dig with him on certain exclusive digs and so much more. Only .99 a month.
ROSE ROCKS at LAKE DRAPER
Open to the Public!
What a fun adventure that’s open to the public! Be sure to check this place out if you can! Please follow 6 piece limit if you visit this location. It’s on the southern side of the lake, easy to find. God coordinates are 35.3272 -97.3463
Please note that rock collecting locations are always changing so be sure to check with the site owner for the most current information before going.
We’ve listed several locations here but there may be many more that are not listed.
Dig safe, never go underground, and make sure to get permission from the landowner to search for and collect rocks.