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    DRYHEAD AGATE
    Dryhead Agate Mine
    Carbon Coutny
    Montana
    3.85 x 1.31 inches (9.8 x 3.35 cm)

    This classic example of a dryhead agate from the Dryhead Agate Mine in Carbon County, Montana, so well known for producing this highly collectible variety of chalcedony, exhibits the complex banding so characteristic of this material. This complex agate nodule has some matrix around the agate and shows a polished face complete with several small pockets of crystals amid the intricate and colorful banding. A dryhead agate specimen is a must for any true agate collector, and this is an excellent smaller piece.


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    April, 2015
    2nd Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 5
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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