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    Agate Slice
    Rio Grande do Sul
    Brazil

    This thin Agate slice from Brazil was polished on both sides. The piece exhibits a complex patterning of intermittent swirls of clear white and dark brown undulating veins across the large surface of the slice. The slice has not only holes and hollow cavities, but it is the pocket of crystalline Amethyst near the top of the unique example that really makes it pop. The splash of purple really adds to the decorative appeal but the overall look of this slab is what makes it special. The attractive oddity comes with a wood cup stand which serves to hold the slice in place vertically. This is unusual, and that is what makes it great.
    Overall Measurements: 15.75 x 2.36 x 15.35 inches (40.00 x 6.00 x 39.00 cm)
    Offered at no reserve.

    [Scale: 1 inch, with mark at 1 cm]


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2016
    2nd Thursday
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