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.

[traditional birth stone] The MN State gem: 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…

Crazy lace agate

Cabochon cut from top quality old stock Mexican crazy lace agate.

How to Recognize Rough Agate

Anyone who has been on an agate-hunting excursion knows that you rarely come across specimens that resemble agates found in museums, gift shops, or jewelry. The characteristic banding and speckles of .

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 < previous pinner

Grape Agate is Botryoidal Agate resembling bunches of grapes

Grape Agate is Botryoidal Agate resembling bunches of grapes. These have to be different colors all glued together.

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