Rio Grande do Sul
This Agate standup is relatively thick, but it is without question the circular banding of various colors and hues that make this example quite the standout. Concentric swirling bands radiate from the core of this colorful specimen essentially alternating various shades of blue intermingled with olive green. The rough backside of the piece looks completely different as the irregular surface is primarily yellow in color, but a pattern similar to that on the polished front surface is visible. This is a substantial chunk of Agate which is displayed in a wooden cup base. The colorful pattern makes this a prize, and Agate is becoming harder to acquire.
Overall Measurements: 7.87 x 3.15 x 11.81 inches (20.00 x 8.00 x 30.00 cm)
Offered at no reserve.
[Scale: 1 inch, with mark at 1 cm]
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