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Rough Rock

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Rough Rock

  • Purple Quartzite
    Purple Quartzite
    $1.50
      I acquired this rough from a fellow named Michael who mined it himself in his home state of Nevada.  -WET pic.-(7.2 oz...
  • Rainbow Agate Thunderegg
    Rainbow Agate Thunderegg
    $4.25
     These are also called Janos Thunder Egg and are named for either Rio Janos or the Village of Janos in northwestern Chihuahua, Mexico. Hi-Fi (high fidelty) agate is another name used years ago. (1 lb. 1 oz...
  • Rainbow Ledge Agate'
    Rainbow Ledge Agate'
    $4.25
     This is from the Randsburg area of the El Paso Mountains, California and is one of my favorite of the many types that come out of the area. Cuts unique gems. -WET pic.-(7.4 oz) end cut no...
  • Rainbow Obsidian
    Rainbow Obsidian
    $2.75
    This is a AAA Grade Rainbow Obsidian from California.  You've seen those amazing Rainbow Obsidian carvings, spheres, cabochons, knives, arrowheads, and jewelry pieces on the market, most of which have been produced from...
  • Ramsey Agate`
    Ramsey Agate`
    $4.50
      Blue Sky Mining and Lapidary is a small company based out of Lyon county Nevada and is one of the exclusive dealers for Ramsey Agate and also produce high quality materials for lapidary use. Ramsey...
  • Red Horn Coral
    Red Horn Coral
    $4.75
    This Utah coral is agatized and cuts unbelievable cabs that are very unique and beautiful.   This fossil coral comes from the Silurian Age which dates to 390 million years old. Under the thin grey...
  • Rhodochrosite
    Rhodochrosite
    $12.75
     This Rhodochrosite from Argentina is very clean and about the best you will see below Gel facet grade. Finished items made from this chunk will be awesome to say the least with amazing eye candy cabs. -DRY...
  • Rhodonite
    Rhodonite
    $4.00
    This is a very nice slab of Rhodonite from Colorado. The Greek word for rose was rhodom and it's obvious the name came from that. Cabs or pendants made from this material are stunning to say the least. There...
  • Rhodope Mtn. and Dryhead  combo
    Rhodope Mtn. and Dryhead combo
    $5.25
    One chunk comes from Rhodope Mountain, Bulgaria and the other is from the Bighorn Canyon location in Montana. Both rare, fine rough that will cut some special cabs. -WET pic. (4.6 oz.) one fractue on the...
  • Rock Creek Plume Agate
    Rock Creek Plume Agate
    $1.50
    This agate comes from Lander County, Nevada. Nice cabs can be cut from this rough.  -WET pic.-(3.6 oz.) a couple small pits to work around with no...
  • Rodeo Flats Coral Agate.
    Rodeo Flats Coral Agate.
    $4.25
      This extremely rare agate rough comes from Rodeo Flats near Camp Verde AZ. There are many types of agates and jaspers found in the flats but none as famous as this agatized fossil rough that is amazingly pattered and...
  • Royal Flamingo Agate
    Royal Flamingo Agate
    $5.25
    From a secret location in Nevada comes Royal Flamingo Jasper that is very much like another secret area find of the past, Howerdite Rattlesnake Jasper. The patterns of this new rough are somewhat smaller with no patterns of...
  • Russian Green Skin Agate
    Russian Green Skin Agate
    $3.00
    This came out of the mountains in Russia back in the 80's when someone was using a helicopter to fly the rough out. That's the only feasible way to do it as the terrain and weather make it impossible by foot or vehicle...
  • S. Dakota Blue Chalcedony
    S. Dakota Blue Chalcedony
    $1.25
    This seam agate is a beautiful translucent blue with some white whispy inclusions. It comes from South Dakota and is very solid with no fractures. (2.2 oz...
  • Saddle Mountain Fire Agate
    Saddle Mountain Fire Agate
    $8.75
    Located off of I-10, near Tonopah, this collecting site is a great source of chalcedony, jasper, quartz in many colors and the areas favorite, fire agate. These pieces came from a batch of fire agate I bought years ago. In...
  • Sagenite Silver Lace Onyx.
    Sagenite Silver Lace Onyx.
    $2.50
    This old time favorite Onyx is said to actually have silver in it. It makes its home in the Calico Mountains, California. Rumors have it that the site is off limits to collectors. -WET pic.-(5 oz. end...
  • San Rafael Swell Sagenite Agate.
    San Rafael Swell Sagenite Agate.
    $2.00
    Evidence of native Indian cultures, including the Fremont, Paiute, and Ute is common throughout the San Rafael Swell in the form of pictograph and petroglyph panels. Examples are the Millsite Rock...
  • Scaggs Ranch Green Jasper
    Scaggs Ranch Green Jasper
    $7.50
    Also called Ochoco Green Porcelain Jasper. I read that there are two deposits in the same general area but that all the premium material had been dug out years ago. In 2008 I acquired this batch of the old...
  • Schalenblende
    Schalenblende
    $23.50
    Sphalerite, Wurtzite, Pyrite and Galena are the minerals that make up this Polish gem. This rough is not for everyone and I myself don't like working with soft material. I have seen pictures of cut items and it is...
  • Septarian Stone`
    Septarian Stone`
    $4.50
    An odd shaped polygonal calcite-filled cracks occurring in certain rock concretions. They are found in many areas around the globe. This was collected by my wife and I on the shore of Lake Michigan...

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