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Quartz var. Banded Agate from Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

 
Quartz var. Banded Agate from Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Quartz var. Banded Agate from Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

DESCRIPTION:No. 45506
Mineral:Quartz var. Banded Agate
Locality:Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Description:Large nodule of banded agate sawn in half and polished on the face to highlight the internal growth patterns. This is an old agate dating to the early Brazilian agate mining by Germans that needed to replace exhausted agate beds at Idar Oberstein.
Overall Size:15x10x8 cm
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Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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