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MINERAL GEM WORLD
FIRE AGATE SLICE
This is a natural slice of a fire agate. We have sliced it on the side and not tried to cut a cab from the top stone.The side patterns are amazing and it will make a great ring stone or pendant.
Size 31 x 15 mm app
Weight 17.80 cts app
If you are interested in a polished fire agate stone visit our sister site SEDAGEMS or for rough visit QUALITY ROUGH
This stone was mined in Mexico but it is found in Arizona also.The stone appears to glow inside like opal.The gem is thought to be formed when hot water saturated with silica and lava oxide invade cavities in the rock and cool.Chalcendony with iron oxide begin to grow on the surface.The iron oxide gives the basic brown colour to the stone.It grows layers of silica and iron oxide. These alternating silica and iron oxide cause the brillant fire from the stone.After the iron oxide ran out of the specimen colourless chalcedony contined to grow over it.
I love these darling garnets! they will be such lovely additions to many pieces (particularly earrings and some of my beaded scarves)BRIGHT GARNET BEAD FROM MADAGSCAR 81.85 CTS [GT 1538]
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