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  • Balmorhea Blue  Agate'
    Balmorhea Blue Agate'
    $6.25
    Balmorhea was mapped out in 1906 with the town's name being an amalgamation of Balcom, Morrow, and Rhea, the surnames of its founders. The Original inhabitants of the area were the Mascalero Apache Indians and...
  • Cacoxenite in Amethyst
    Cacoxenite in Amethyst
    $6.75
    From Brazil, this rare crystal of Cacoxenite in Amethyst exhibits brilliant Golden Cacoxenite Crystals in deep purple amethyst. If you decipher the word Cacoxenite it means "Bad Guest". Back in time,  the smelters of...
  • Canadian Jade
    Canadian Jade
    $7.25
    According to old records, deposits of British Columbia jade were first identified by Chinese settlers in 1886 while passing through Victoria looking for the gold fields along the Fraser River when jade was considered...
  • Confusion Agate`.
    Confusion Agate`.
    $4.25
    The fellow I acquired this rough from said he and his wife discovered this agate in Nevada some years ago. Their passion for the last 41 years has been to explore and hunt rocks in remote desert and mountain locations. He...
  • Flowering Tube Banded Onyx`
    Flowering Tube Banded Onyx`
    $4.00
    This rough is from New Mexico and has so many bands & tubes that it's amazing. It's got a wood look to it and it really cuts nice stones. -WET pic.-(3.5"x 2.5"/3.2 oz./5mm thk)  typical onyx...
  • Green Obsidian*
    Green Obsidian*
    $4.00
    Obsidian comes in many colors with green being one of the least seen. This piece comes from Burns, Oregon and is quite rare. (2"x 2.5"/2 oz./6mm thick) perfect cutter..no...
  • Gypsum Rose
    Gypsum Rose
    $5.50
    These can be found in places like California, Libya, Mexico, Egypt, and Saudi Arabia. They can come in a single ball or many attached like this 8 ball grouping.  (3.2 oz...
  • Hackberry Mtn. Plume Agate
    Hackberry Mtn. Plume Agate
    $4.25
    Californias' Mojave Desert is a treasure trove of plume agate like Paul Bunyan, Wingate Pass and this awesome slab and they all are forbidden to collect now.-WET pic.-(4"x2"/2.2 oz./\5mm thick) no...
  • Hay Creek Pink Moss Agate
    Hay Creek Pink Moss Agate
    $4.00
    Oregon's Hay Creek had the perfect location for this awesome stone to form and make it's mark in the lapidary world. That whole state is a hot bed for perfect locations! -WET pic.-(3"x 4"/2.4 oz./5mm...
  • Lemon Chrysoprase
    Lemon Chrysoprase
    $3.75
    I laugh at the way some new found rough gets it's name. I guess the founder of this stone declared it to be a chrysoprase of the very lightest color known. It's also called Citron Chrysoprase. But anyway, a bad call on...
  • Lorado Agate
    Lorado Agate
    $3.00
    The Rio Grande river snakes through the southern part of Texas and some excellent waterworn, white husk nodules are the stone to find. -WET pic.-(2.5"x 2.5"/1.2 oz./5mm thick) no fractures.....perfect...
  • Malawi Agate
    Malawi Agate
    $5.25
    These agates were mined in the 70's not long after Botswana Agate jumped into the proverbial rock frenzy that was in full swing at that time. They can be red, blue and white and an occasional...
  • Marcasite in Agate'
    Marcasite in Agate'
    $8.50
    Marcasite became popular during the reign of Louis 14th of France, only the King was allowed to wear genuine diamonds and Marcasite became very popular in the region as a diamond imitation, and was worn by high society and...
  • Petoskey Stone`
    Petoskey Stone`
    $4.00
    All of the Petoskey Stones I find are calcite replaced for the most part and can cut some sweet stones that have a great story as finished fossil stones do.   (4"x3"/4.6 oz./6mm thk) no...
  • Pinto Wash Wonderstone*
    Pinto Wash Wonderstone*
    $6.25
    Back in the 60's you could go to Imperial County, California and hop over the border into Mexico to collect these unusual nodules. The collecting was short lived and that's why you never hear about them unless someone finds...
  • Polyhedroid Agate'
    Polyhedroid Agate'
    $13.75
    Polyhedroid Agates are also from the great agate producing country of Brazil, but were found in only one location, Paraiba, Brazil.  These unique shaped agates are geometric patterns rather than...
  • Smaragdite Stone
    Smaragdite Stone
    $3.25
    Smaragdite is from North Carolina and is a beautiful green to blue gemstone that can be cut into cabs that look like Jade. This slab has a nice sparkle and is really one of a kind especially with the vein of white quartz for...
  • Smithsonite`
    Smithsonite`
    $4.25
    James Lewis Macie Smithson, a British chemist and mineralogist helped found the Smithsonian Institution in Washington D.C., and who also was able to distinguish Smithsonite from Hemimorphite which had been thought to be one...
  • Snowstorm  Jasper
    Snowstorm Jasper
    $2.75
    Owyhee is the first place you think of when it comes to picture jasper. This slab is a great example of what comes out of that sweet spot for semi-precious stone. The fellow who collected it calls it Snowstorm jasper. ...
  • Soldier Canyon Fantasy Wonderstone``
    Soldier Canyon Fantasy Wonderstone``
    $4.75
    This is some amazing rough that never ceases to amaze in it's color and changing bullseye patterns. This is the king of the Wonderstone family if you ask me. Here is a faced nodule showing the interior.  -WET pic.-(6...

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