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Brazilian Agate Slice


A striking Brazilian Agate slice polished to a mirror finish highlighting the superb natural coloring and banding. This piece display beautifully, especially in front of a light source. A superb piece with no damage. (Agates are semi-precious gemstones that are a variegated form of Chalcedony, which is silicon dioxide in the form of microscopic fibrous Quartz crystals. Agates naturally develop when an empty pocket inside a host rock fills in molecule-by-molecule, layer-by-layer as these microcrystals self-organize to form concentric bands or other patterns. The colors and arrangement of the microcrystals are influenced by changes in pressure, temperature, and mineral content that occur during the formations process, thus giving Agates an endless variety of colors, banding patterns and design. Unlike other gemstones, each agate is unique. Even slabs and slices cut from the same specimen will vary in color, banding and design.)

Location: Brazil

Size: 21.5 x 23.5 x .6 cm

SKU: MD1814AG Categories: ,

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