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    CRAZY LACE AGATE SPHERE
    Mount Magnet, Western Australia
    Most commonly associated with volcanic locations, agates can also be found in metamorphic rocks, such as those of the Western Australian Hammersley Range. This large sphere is a crazy swirl of colored bands, speckles and orbicules: it looks almost like the gaseous clouds surrounding a planet of some distant nebula. Bands of soft white and creamy yellow, snake between dotted patches of orange and blue, highlighted by pockets of soft white quartz. Highly polished to display this incredible patterning to its best advantage, the sphere has been left with a few natural vugs in the surface for added contrast, and measures 10½ inches in diameter on a rotating wooden display base.


    Estimate: $2,500 - $3,000.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2009
    17th Sunday
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