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FACETS
Gem &  Mineral Gallery
1240 NW Grove St.
Newport, Oregon 97365
Plenty of on site parking!

Mailing Address:
PO Box 714
Newport, OR 97365
(541) 265-2514

Plenty of on site parking!

Established 1987

All Inquiries (541) 265-2514

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Hours 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Oregon State
Jewelers of
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and
Newport Chamber of Commerce.

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Oregon Fossils - NEW Book!

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Educational Fossil Kit

Best Buy A tremendous resource... our kit includes a wonderfully written text book to identify Fossil Shells from Western Oregon (as described below) plus a variety of samples showing different kinds of imperfect yet well-preserved fossil mollusks, providing you the opportunity to share genuine fossils with your class. Limited to stock on hand the fossil shells are the remains of creatures that lived 15 million years ago. Package includes: one sample each of a fossil clam and snail. Plus bonus (while supplies last) one small agatized fossil clam "Belly" and one additional fossilized snail, which shows a partially agatized replacement (comes complete with instructions of how to remove the shell to better expose the agate cast). This offer applies (on phone and mail orders only) sold as a complete educational unit for ages 10 years and up. In Stock and ships immediately. Shipping weight 3 lbs. $19.95 Order NOW!

Photo shows our NEW Mollusk Fossils from the Astoria Formation - Poster - Black and White, 18 x 24 - $10.00.  This poster is now available featuring 34 high quality black and white photos of some of the more common mollusks that can be found in the Astoria Formation (Miocene) along the Central Oregon Coast. It will also serve you well as a preview of your field trips to the Newport area, tidepooling for fossils and beachcombing, in conjunction with our educational kit for a fantastic Oregon fossils learning tool to be used by home schoolers as well as educators in the school system network.  In Stock for immediate shipping.  Buy it NOW and SAVE while supplies last!FOSSIL SHELLS FROM WESTERN OREGON A Guide to Identification - by Moore (autographed copies). Ellen's publication is a great reference tool for fossil identification. Common fossil shells are pictured with annotated photographs alongside a description of their distinguishing characteristics. Fossiliferous rock formations are briefly described, and maps show their geographic occurrence along the central Oregon coast. Eight detailed excursions by car give an illuminating overview of the geology of western Oregon. This book, with a comprehensive bibliography and index, is a must for the intellectually curious. FOSSIL SHELLS FROM WESTERN OREGON A Guide to Identification - softcover 131 pages. In Stock immediate shipping, weight 1 lb. $12.00. Buy it NOW!

Kit Includes
Sample mollusks:
 
Pelecypods:
1 of various
Clams
These clam fossil shells (Macoma arctata, Anadara devincta and others) are the remains of creatures that lived some 15 million years ago - Miocene fossils of the Astoria Formation from the locality at Beverly Beach, Lincoln County, Oregon. Kit Includes specimens of various mollusks from the collections of Walt McNeal and other serious collectors from the last 40 plus years, of the Newport area. Order NOW!
 
Gastropods:
1 of various
Snails
Photo of Polinices canalis, a sample fossilized moonsnail from one of our educational units.
 
An internal
Agate
cast of a
Clam.
Fossil specimens for collectors, teachers and research.  Rare agates formed in an empty cavity left behind by a disintegrated clam shell, are often known as a Clam Bellies, 15 million years old - found in Newport, of Lincoln Co. Oregon.  From time to time they have also been found to contain water bubbles known as enhydro agates.
 
Fossil
Snail
partially
Agatized.
You will receive ONE fossil snail shell showing a partially agatized replacement.  Comes complete with instructions of how to remove the shell to better expose the agate cast.  Order NOW

NEW Poster as shown above Mollusk Fossils from the Astoria Formation - This poster is now available featuring 34 high quality black and white photos of some of the more common mollusks that can be found in the Astoria Formation (Miocene) along the Central Oregon Coast, at Newport. It will also serve you well as a preview of your field trips to the Newport area, tidepooling for fossils and beachcombing, in conjunction with our educational kit or without for a fantastic Oregon fossils learning tool to be used by home schoolers as well as educators in the school system network. Poster, 18" x 24". In Stock immediate shipping, weight 1 lb. $10.00. Buy it NOW!

Other items we carry:

for identification of what you are likely to find!    In Stock for immediate shipping.  Buy it NOW and SAVE! High quality magnifier: Enjoy high-powered viewing in the field or shop with sharp, distinct magnified images & no color distortion.  In Stock shipping weight 8 ozs. Buy it NOW! $7.95 each.


Remember we are dealing with nature
please anticipate natural variations in the size and shape of the fossils.

Product availability & prices subject to change without notice.

Here are some more wonderful suggestions for classrooms or homeschoolers: creative and fun activities to build the students interest rocks, minerals and fossils yet while learning more on the sciences of geology/mineralogy and paleontology.
Coming soon Our - Break Your Own Geodes   |   Crystal Growing Kits   |   and more...

Other fossils of interest in the showroom would include: Sharks Teeth    |   Fish    |   Dinosaur Eggs   |   Cave Bear Paws & Claws    |   Petrified Wood   |   Ammonites   |   Orthoceras   |   plus books on fossils and more ...

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