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Grape Agate 101

In the past several months, I’ve been asked almost daily if I had or was going to be getting any “Grape Agate” in the Sage and Synergy store. 287 more words

Crystals And Minerals

Net Jasper

464 Net Jasper palmstone – also known as Spiderweb Jasper, is an aggregate of micro-granular Quartz and/or Chalcedony and other mineral phases, and is an opaque, impure variety of Silica, usually red, yellow, brown or green in colour; and rarely blue.

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Agate

454 Agate palmstone – Agate is the name given to numerous varieties of banded Chalcedony, a mineral of the Quartz family (silicon dioxide). Usually banded in layers, or stripes, some varieties have “eye” markings, or specks of colour, some have fossilized inclusions, and others are solid. 15 more words

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Black Onyx

348 Black Onyx – 42g & 37x25x23mm – is a banded variety of the oxide mineral Chalcedony (silicon dioxide). Agate and Onyx are both varieties of layered Chalcedony that differ only in the form of the bands: Agate has curved bands and Onyx has parallel bands. 13 more words

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Pink Agate

274 Pink Agate – 10g – Agate is defined as a ‘banded’ variety of Chalcedony, which is a variety of microcrystalline fibrous Quartz. The colour (mainly black, white, blue, red, green, yellow, orange, brown, pink, purple and grey) is due to minute quantities of various elements; and the banding is due to the gradual cooling of the Silica (silicon dioxide).

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Indian Spotted Agate

313 Indian Spotted Agate – 21g & 28x20x30mm – Agate is the name given to numerous varieties of banded Chalcedony, a mineral of the Quartz family (silicon dioxide). 24 more words

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