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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 Sponge
    Agatized Sponge
    $2.75
    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...
  • 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 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...
  • 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"x2"/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...
  • 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)...
  • Arizona Lace Amethyst
    Arizona Lace Amethyst
    $2.00
    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.   -WET pic.-(3"x3"/2.2 oz./4mm thick) no...
  • Arizona Onyx Chalcedony
    Arizona Onyx Chalcedony
    $3.25
    Awesome layers of color and lace action in this hard cabbing rough from Arizona. There are some beautiful gems in this slab for sure. -WET pic.-(4"x 2"/3.8 oz./7mm thk) no fractures >>>excellent...
  • Ashburton Agate
    Ashburton Agate
    $4.25
    Also known as Wyloo Agate, this material formed close to the Ashburton River on Wyloo Station which is not far from the iron ore mining town of Paraburdoo, Australia. As with many other rocks called agate, it's not...
  • Asiderite
    Asiderite
    $1.00
    I assumed all meteors were metallic but here's one that is not.  An unlikely find in Utah as most burn up/break up easier than metallic ones. -WET pic.-(2"x 3"/1.6 oz./5mm thick)  works up like...
  • Australian Crazy Lace Agate
    Australian Crazy Lace Agate
    $3.00
    This Crazy Lace agate comes from the Pilbara region of western Australia and is mined on the humungus Marillana Cattle Ranch. Beautiful lace agate that has been mined for almost two decades now and a staple rock for lapidary...
  • Bacon Agate
    Bacon Agate
    $2.00
    Not hard to name this stone from Mexico as it really does look like the real stuff. -WET- (3"x2"/2.6 oz./8mm thk)  no...

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