Arizona

Arizona Agates Page 4

New pictures will be added in no particular order. Hopefully, as the gallery grows, all you crazy agate lovers out there will find my collection as interesting and beautiful as I do. Periodically I will include pieces that aren’t agate or jasper, but are noteworthy enough in their own way to be included here.

Enjoy!

Central Arizona 4, Unpolished Slab
4 1/8″ x 3 1/2″ x 1/4″  A beautiful piece of blue agate with calcite and multiple colorful inclusions. And yes, this is the true color.

Central Arizona 4, Unpolished Slab
3″ x 2 1/2″ x 1/4″  Great little black dendritic plumes are floating in a translucent agate with a little yellow-green moss.

Northern Arizona, Unpolished Slab
3 3/4″ x 2 3/4″ x 1/4″  An unidentified type of agatized fossil material that I found in some river gravels, so who knows how far it traveled from its original home.

Central Arizona 5, Face Polished Endcut
3″ x 1 3/4″ x 1 1/2″  Fortification, tubes, & plumes.

Central Arizona 4, Face Polished Nodule 
2″ x 1 3/4″ x 1 1/4″  Beautiful black dendritic plumes in blue agate.

Central Arizona 4, Unpolished Endcut
3 1/2″ x 2″ x 3/4″  Fortification, druzy pocket, & other colorful inclusions.

Southern Arizona, Face Polished Rough
2 1/2″ x 1 1/4″ x 3 1/2″  Multicolor fiery flames surrounding a beautiful reddish pink druzy pocket.

Central Arizona 4, Rough
2 1/2″ x 1 1/4″ x 1 1/4″  Small chunk of rough golden plume.

Eastern Arizona, Unpolished Endcut
3 1/2″ x 2″ x 1 1/2″  Multitudes of bright, well-defined spheres float in a lake of translucent bluish-lavender agate.

Central Arizona 5, Facecut Rough
5 1/2″ x 2″ x 1 3/4″  Large, awesome banded snowflake agate!

Central Arizona 1, Facecut Rough
3 1/4″ x 1″ x 2 1/4″  Cool spiky white sticks angle up in a pretty golden yellow background with fortification below.

Central Arizona 4, Unpolished Slab
3 5/8″ x 1 1/2″ x 1/4″  Not an especially fine agate, but I like it for all its colors & complexity.

Mulligan Peak, Unpolished Facecut Rough
2 1/2″ x 1″ x 1 1/4″  This is just a pretty little piece with pink & purple fortification and multicolor plumy inclusions.

Central Arizona 1, Facecut Rough
3 3/4″ x 1 3/4″ x 2 1/8″  Lots of inclusions in this pretty piece.

Central Arizona 4, Facecut Rough
2 1/2″ x 1 1/2″ x 1/2″  Cool gold & yellow-green plumes floating in a blue grey translucent agate.

Central Arizona 2, Unpolished Slab
3 1/2″ x 3″ x 1/4″  A very pretty red moss/filament agate with sparkly white druzy pockets.

Mulligan Peak, Polished Rough
5″ x 2 5/8″ x 1 1/2″  A beautiful piece of dark purple agate included with white snowflakes in the banding. This is an unusually large piece and quite rare. This location was discovered many years ago by my dear friend Grant Curtis.

Santa Maria River, Unpolished Slab
3″ x 1 1/2″ x 1/4″  A very rare agate from an old location filled with cream & green colored feathery plumes in a translucent background.

Central Arizona 2, Unpolished Slab
4 3/4″ x 3 1/2″ x 1/4″  This is a beautiful piece of moss/tube agate from a deposit I discovered many years ago that I had unfortunately shared with someone I’d trusted and they pretty much cleaned it out.

Cleator, Unpolished Slab
4″ x 2 1/4″ x 1/4″  This is a cool piece of psilomelane with sparkly druzy pockets that can from an abandoned mine in an old mining district.

St Johns, Unpolished Slab
4″ x 2 5/8″ x 1/4″  Colorful plume agate from a long closed location.

Graham County, Polished Cabochon
22.2mm x 14.5mm x 4mm  This is an extremely rare “Candy Ore” cab. This material consists of vanadinite in quartz and was mined in the 1920’s.

Central Arizona 2, Unpolished Slab
3″ x 2″ x 1/4″  A nice combination of soft pink/lavender lacy agate with contrasting white & dark gold feathery inclusions.

Southern Arizona, Unpolished Slab
3 3/4″ x 2 1/2″ x 1/4″  This is a fun fossilized material I ran across while out collecting one day. The green areas are epidote.

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