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Rough Rock Slabs

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Rough Rock Slabs

  • Actinolite'
    Actinolite'
    $3.00
    Nice slab of Actinolite from the Hopeland area Mendecino County, California. This is the mineral that forms Nephrite Jade. The slender green chromium chatoyant crystals are larger, elongated felted into this shape. It is a...
  • African River Agate*
    African River Agate*
    $3.75
    I was told this comes from a Madagascar River basin with a long name that didn't work well as a "rock name" so Mad River Agate is another name given to it. Anyway, it is found as water worn nodules and...
  • Agatized Coral
    Agatized Coral
    $2.00
    This rough is from Indonesia and cuts the coolest looking cabs with a great story to tell. -WET pic.-(2"x 3"/1.6 oz./7mm thk) no...
  • Agatized Sponge
    Agatized Sponge
    $3.75
    This is weird rough from Durango, Mexico. It's a petrified sponge, replaced with agate. Pretty neat stuff that has a bluish purple translucent agate with black dendrite action going on. The outside looks just like a sea...
  • Agoura Hills White Plume Agate
    Agoura Hills White Plume Agate
    $1.25
    This area in California is a treasure trove of agate finding and is visited by rock clubs from all over. Here's one of the types found in nodual form and a beautiful one at that. -WET pic.-(2"x2"/1.6 oz./5mm thk) no...
  • Alabama Paint Rock Agate ~
    Alabama Paint Rock Agate ~
    $4.00
    This material is not collected much anymore and is scarce. Paint Rock Agate was found at the interface of the upper Mississippian limestone and the Pennsylvanian sandstone on the steep sides of the Cumberland Plateau. The...
  • Alunite
    Alunite
    $4.50
    Found in voids associated with volcanic rocks and usually collected by mineral buffs for the beautful crystal formations. This Utah rough is also very popular for cutting awesome cabs as the red color at...
  • Alvera Yellow Moss Agate`
    Alvera Yellow Moss Agate`
    $1.75
    This rough is a very thick seam agate. Twenty inches on average with 4" to 6" of top is very plumey with the lower 12" to 14" being more of a moss. They later started calling the top layer La Riviera Plume. -WET pic...
  • Amazon Valley Jasper
    Amazon Valley Jasper
    $4.75
    These are collected as water worn rocks in the state of Mato Grasso, Brazil. They can be white, cream, pink, red, gray-blue, brown, black, yellow, and tan. None are alike with changing colors and patterns like no other!...
  • Amazon Valley Jasper`
    Amazon Valley Jasper`
    $5.25
    These are collected as water worn rocks in the state of Mato Grasso, Brazil. They can be white, cream, pink, red, gray-blue, brown, black, yellow, and tan. None are alike with changing colors and patterns like no other!...
  • Amethyst PInk Lace Agate
    Amethyst PInk Lace Agate
    $3.00
    This awesome material has been a hard find for a while now. It comes from Mexico and is not mined anymore and once was the kats meow for amethyst lace agate with it's signature pink bands.  It's very hard to find this...
  • Amethyst Sage Agate`
    Amethyst Sage Agate`
    $4.00
    This agate comes from Denio Nevada at the foothills of the Bilk Creek Mountains of Northern Nevada. Years ago when the agate was first discovered they called it Denio agate. It was pretty much black and white but over time...
  • Amethyst Sagenite Lace
    Amethyst Sagenite Lace
    $3.00
    This is some rough from Arizona that is quite beautiful. There are other amethyst lace material in the western part of America but most is so grainy it is hard to cab. This rivals the Mexican type for sure but does...
  • Ametrine
    Ametrine
    $8.25
    Aka: Trystine or Bolivianite, is a naturally occurring variety of quartz. It is a mixture of amethyst and citrine with zones of purple and yellow or orange. You can facet or cab it. If you don't have any Ametrine jewelry you...
  • Angelite.
    Angelite.
    $2.25
     This is a massive form of the mineral Anhydrite from Peru.  With the rich blue color and solid nature of this material, I think it's the best Angelite I've ever seen. -WET pic.-(3"x1.5"/1.6 oz./6mm...
  • Ankara Stick Agate
    Ankara Stick Agate
    $3.25
    Ankara, Turkey is the place where this agate came from and it's very cool black/brown fortification and moss action w/ the stick action everywhere. -WET pic.-(2"x 2"/1.8 oz./6mm thick) no fractures....excellent...
  • Antelope Springs Petrified Wood*
    Antelope Springs Petrified Wood*
    $2.50
    Here is some hard to find Antelope Springs Petrified Wood South Dakota. A good addition to your Petrified Wood collection. -WET pic.-(9.4 oz)
  • Apache Sage Rhyolite`
    Apache Sage Rhyolite`
    $3.00
    Also known as Mimbres Picture Rock. This is a rhyoliyte that comes from an area near Deming, New Mexico and it reminds me of the famous Owyhee Chinese Dendritic Rhyolite. Very hard and cuts beautful cabs. -WET pic.-(2"x2"/2...
  • Aqua Nueva Agate`,
    Aqua Nueva Agate`,
    $4.50
    One of the premiere agates of Mexico with it's signature tight banding along w/ some classic shadowing. The color is sweet too! -WET pic.-(3"x 2.5"/2.6 oz./7mm thk) no...
  • Argentina Agate
    Argentina Agate
    $4.25
    This didn't come from anywhere near where Condor, Puma and Crater agates come from and looks more like a Brazilian agate in form. Beautiful yellow flame. -WET pic.-(3.5"x2.5"/3 oz./7mm thick)...

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