Agate Identification chart

Agate Identification chart

Beautiful Lake Superior Agates - found on both north (MN) and south (WI) shores of Lake Superior. - Agates are semi precious stones so common on Lake Superior beaches no one pays much attention.

Beautiful Lake Superior Agates - found on both north (MN) and south (WI) shores of Lake Superior. - Agates are semi precious stones so common on Lake Superior beaches no one pays much attention.

Agate - Agate is one of the world’s most common stones, but don’t let its common occurrence lead you to believe it is anything less than special!  This little gem is found all over the world.  The main areas include Africa, Asia, Brazil, Egypt, Germany, India, Italy, Mexico, Nepal, and the USA.  The name Agate comes from the river Achetes in Sicily, where it was first noted in ancient times.  Agates have been discovered with Neolithic artifacts and were used before 3000 BC.  No doubt, it is…

Agate - Agate is one of the world’s most common stones, but don’t let its common occurrence lead you to believe it is anything less than special! This little gem is found all over the world. The main areas include Africa, Asia, Brazil, Egypt, Germany, India, Italy, Mexico, Nepal, and the USA. The name Agate comes from the river Achetes in Sicily, where it was first noted in ancient times. Agates have been discovered with Neolithic artifacts and were used before 3000 BC. No doubt, it is…

Agates Found Today: Agates are an additional find when looking for sea glass in this area of Washington, USA.   I know that in Oregon and also other places, Im sure, there

Agates Found Today: Agates are an additional find when looking for sea glass in this area of Washington, USA. I know that in Oregon and also other places, Im sure, there

Rocks and Minerals, Tumbled Gemstones, Semi Precious Gemstone Pendants,TXT Stones, Amethyst, Rose Quartz, Moonstone, Jasper, Agate, Geode, Citrine, Onyx, Shark Tooth Fossil, Arrowhead

Rocks and Minerals, Tumbled Gemstones, Semi Precious Gemstone Pendants,TXT Stones, Amethyst, Rose Quartz, Moonstone, Jasper, Agate, Geode, Citrine, Onyx, Shark Tooth Fossil, Arrowhead

Uncut Lake Superior Agate--you have to know what you're looking for, that's for sure! It helps to wet it and hold it up to the sun for any translucency.

Uncut Lake Superior Agate--you have to know what you're looking for, that's for sure! It helps to wet it and hold it up to the sun for any translucency.

Coyamito Agate.                                                                                                                                                                                 More

Coyamito Agate. More

How to Recognize Rough Agate

How to Recognize Rough Agate

pastel agate.  Mother nature is talented!

pastel agate. Mother nature is talented!

Lake superior agates

Lake superior agates

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