Beautiful Polished Mini Agate Block Base - Agate Geode Book End- Agate Slice Cry

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Beautiful polished agate cut  base - block from Brazil. 

Each slice is unique and agate comes in all shades of colours imaginable.You will received one agate chosen at ramdom.

Size approx  7 cm x 4cm x 5cm

Weight Approx -  150-200g

These are high quality Brazilian agate with great stunning colours, translucency and interesting banding patterns.

These crystal agate base  are perfect used as book ends,  decorations and can be used in a host crafts and natural interiors projects they would also be great mineral specimens to add to a rock and crystal collection.

We have a wide range of Agate slices in our mineral section of our shop. We offer combine shipping and always welcome questions and custom orders.

Agate is a variety of silica also sometimes known as “banded chalcedony.” It is most often formed as nodules in volcanic rock. A vapor vesicle in the rock fills in over time with layers of chalcedony and crystalline quartz. When the cavity does not fill in completely there will be a geode center with the crystal points directed toward the interior of the specimen. The stone was named after the river Achates (now known as Dirillo and located in modern day Sicily) by the Greek naturalist Theophrastus. Agate has a long history of use for artistic and decorative purposes.