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Quartz var. Agate from Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Quartz var. Agate from Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Mineral:Quartz var. Agate
Locality:Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Description:Old specimen of polished agate showing the bold, brown and white, banded growth patterns. Dates to the early days of agate mining in Brazil, when the German agate beds became exhausted forcing them to obtain agates for carving elsewhere. Ex. Robert C. Linck (1905-1970)
Overall Size:10x7x4 cm
Archived: For reference only






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