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Quartz var. Fire Agate from Opal Hill, near Coon Hollow, Riverside County, California

 
Quartz var. Fire Agate from Opal Hill, near Coon Hollow, Riverside County, California

DESCRIPTION:No. 43010
Mineral:Quartz var. Fire Agate
Locality:Opal Hill, near Coon Hollow, Riverside County, California
Description:Translucent gray quartz chalcedony over botryoidal orange fire agate. When used in jewelry, the chalcedony is ground off to reveal the iridescent fire agate beneath, then the surface is polished.
Overall Size:3.5x2x2 cm
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Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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