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    LARGE CRAZY LACE AGATE SPHERE
    Estacion Ojo Laguna, Chihuahua, Mexico
    In the world of advanced agate collecting, deposits of interesting material are: found, mined and finally exhausted. That is now the case with the wonderfully complex material known as "crazy lace" agate. As implied by the name, crazy lace agate features a type of banding that is unequalled for complexity. Colors run riot with cocoa browns, blue-greys, golden yellows, salmon pinks, brick red and even a few colorless areas of quartz crystals. Spheres of this material are very rarely encountered and ones of this size with no 'fill' are unheard of. Not likely to be seen again, this large 4 ¾ inch diameter sphere deserves to be exhibited to the public; preferably on a rotating base. In excellent condition with fine polish.


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    Auction Dates
    January, 2009
    18th Sunday
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