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Quartz var. Banded Agate from Braen's Quarry, Hawthorne, Passaic County, New Jersey

 
Quartz var. Banded Agate from Braen's Quarry, Hawthorne, Passaic County, New Jersey

Quartz var. Banded Agate from Braen's Quarry, Hawthorne, Passaic County, New Jersey

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Quartz var. Banded Agate from Braen's Quarry, Hawthorne, Passaic County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 49029
Mineral:Quartz var. Banded Agate
Locality:Braen's Quarry, Hawthorne, Passaic County, New Jersey
Description:Nodule of gray-to-red banded agate with a fresh exposure revealing the concentric banded structure. Agate is rare and highly sought after from N.J. The entire nodule is banded agate and this could be sawn and polished for lapidary use. Ex. Wilfred R. Welsh collection #2203
Overall Size:5.5x5x3 cm
Crystals:
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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