Washington opal mines
Jan 06, 2021 · Rockhounding Washington State is definitely something for a rock collector’s bucket list. Aside from the crazy beauty of the state (trees, rivers, mountains, beaches) you can find an extraordinary variety of unique rocks and fossils. Royal Peacock Opal Mine - Fee Digging. The Royal Peacock Opal Mine offers guests a chance to mine their own opals. All you find are yours to keep! Digging is allowed May 15 through Oct. 15, WEATHER PERMITTING. No reservations are needed; however, PLEASE SIGN IN at the Gift Shop before starting to mine! If you have never mined for opals before, or even if you have, we will be happy to show you the basics and get you started.