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Blue 1A Polished Agate

Blue 1A Polished Agate
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SKU Agates_1A_Blue0002
Weight 120.00 gms
Our price: $ 52.00
Brooch Pin
Photo Supplied
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Special instructions

Agate section is polished front and back.

During agate growth, the first deposit on the wall of a cavity, forming the "skin" of the agate, is generally a dark greenish mineral substance, like celadonite, delessite or "green earth", which are rich in iron probably derived from the decomposition of the augite in the enclosing volcanic rock. This green silicate may give rise by alteration to a brown iron oxide (limonite), producing a rusty appearance on the outside of the agate-nodule. The outer surface  of an agate, freed from its matrix, is often pitted and rough, apparently in consequence of the removal of the original coating. The first layer spread over the wall of the cavity has been called the "priming", and upon this base zeolitic minerals may be deposited.

Many agates are hollow, since deposition has not proceeded far enough to fill the cavity, and in such cases the last deposit commonly consists of quartz, often amethyst, having the apices of the crystals directed towards the free space so as to form a crystal-lined cavity, or geode.

On the disintegration of the matrix in which the agates are embedded, they are set free. The agates are extremely resistant to weathering and remain as nodules in the soil or are deposited as gravel in streams and shorelines.

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Text will be fitted to best fit the stone, and sent to you as proof for your feedback prior to engraving.
Smaller pieces limited 2-3 lines
Mid range up to 4 lines
Larger up to 5 + lines
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Polished agate engraves with crisp clear image showing fine detail

Brooch Pin with smaller pieces enables wearing as jewellery.
Not recomended for pieces larger than 70 mm

Photo can be engraved on larger pieces only
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Carol Dunlop
Feb 19, 2013
This customer purchased the item at our site.
Hi Dennis,

thanks so much - it was gorgeous! I am about to order another just the same, but with the brooch clip on the back.

You should get the order tomorrow


Carol Dunlop
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