Arizona

Arizona Agates Page 5

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!

Dugas, Unpolished Slab
3″ x 1 5/8″ x 1/4″  This is a beautiful piece of plume agate from a very rare location.

Mulligan Peak, Facecut Rough
2 1/2″ x 1 1/2″ x 1 1/2″  This is a nice example of black plumes with dendrites floating in translucent agate. This is the only piece I ever found like this from this location.

Southern Arizona, Unpolished Slab
3 3/4″ x 2 7/8″ x 1/4″  This is a nice solid piece of  multicolor jasper with inclusions that I found awhile back in southern AZ.

Brenda, Unpolished Slab
3″ x 2″ x 1/4″  This is a pretty piece with fortification, druzy crystal, & small plumes from one of my favorite locations.

Central Arizona 5, Facecut Rough 
4″ x 2 3/4″ x 1 1/4″  This is a really nice piece of agate with euhedral quartz and red sagenite needles in a blue & white background.

Cave Creek, Unpolished Slab
3 1/2″ x 2 5/8″ x 1/4″  This is a really sweet old stock slab of orbicular jasper filled with bold red orby flowers in a translucent background.

Southern Arizona, Facecut Rough
2 1/4″ x 1 1/4″ x 1 3/4″  This is a very cool chunk of copper in matrix found by my partner Kevin Kubie.

Northern Arizona, Unpolished Slab
3 3/4″ x 2 5/8″ x 1/4″  This is an unusual piece of amber colored plume onyx that I dug years ago.

Central Arizona 3, Facecut Rough
3 1/4″ x 2 1/8″ x 1 1/2″  This is a very cool piece with a small fortification and large sagenite needles that is uncommon for its location.

Central Arizona 3, Unpolished Slab
3″ x 2 1/2″ x 1/4″  This is a really striking piece with orbs and other colorful inclusions.

Muggins Mtns., Unpolished Slab
3 5/8″ x 3″ x 1/4″  This is an awesome slab filled with colorful green & gold inclusions from a great location that has been closed for many years.

Central Arizona 2, Unpolished Slab
3 3/4″ x 2 1/2″ x 1/4″  This is a beautiful piece filled with colorful inclusions in a lavender/pale blue background.

Central Arizona 5, Unpolished Slab 
3 1/4″ x 2 1/4″ x 1/4″  This is a pretty piece of fortification agate with red inclusions in a pale blue & white background.

Southern Arizona, Polished Slab
3 5/8″ x 2 1/2″ x 1/4″ This is a cool slab of quartzite with chrysocolla and a metallic vein that includes silver, galena, & pyrite.

Sheep Bridge, Face Polished Rough
3″ x 2″ x 1 1/2″  This is a great piece of purple agate with fortifications & multicolor sagenite needles & inclusions.

Central Arizona 5, Unpolished Slab 
4 1/2″ x 2 3/8″ x 1/4″  This is a really nice slab filled with small white fortifications and other multicolor inclusions.

Sheep Bridge, Unpolished Slab
4 3/4″ x 1 1/2″ x 1/4″  This is a beautiful purple agate filled with white sagenite sprays and an open pocket lined with small quartz crystals.

Sheep Bridge, Polished Endcut
3 1/2″ x 2 1/8″ x 1/2″  This is an unusual piece for this location with the bright orange central vug surrounded by euhedral quartz, white bands and sagenite.

Central Arizona 5, Facecut Rough 
3″ x 2 1/2″ x 1 1/4″  A great piece of sagenite agate with various size needles in a blue & white background.

Central Arizona 5, Facecut Rough 
2 3/4″ x 2 1/4″ x 1 3/8″  A terrific fortification agate in shades of lavender & pink around a euhedral quartz open center.

Central Arizona 3, Unpolished Slab 
4 1/2″ x 4″ x 1/4″  This is an interesting piece of sagenite agate with other inclusions in a gold & lavender background.

Eastern Arizona, Facecut Rough
2 3/8″ x 2 1/4″ x 3 1/4″  This is a nice piece of translucent agate with little floating black inclusions. This material reminds me a lot of the same type of agate from Montana.

 

Central Arizona 3, Unpolished Slab 
4 1/2″ x 4″ x 1/4″  This is an interesting piece of sagenite agate with other inclusions in a gold & lavender background.

Central Arizona 5, Unpolished Slab 
3 5/8″ x 3 1/2″ x 1/4″  This is a awesome piece of fortification agate with strong parallax in the bands.

Northern Arizona, Unpolished Slab 
2 1/2″ x 2 1/8″ x 1/4″  Arizona Picture Wood, a type of petrified wood with bold black patterns, often bubbly.

Northern Arizona, Unpolished Slab 
4 3/4″ x 2 3/8″ x 1/4″  This is a cool piece of black/blue fortification agate in a rhyolite matrix from a deposit I discovered many years ago.

Globe, Unpolished Slab 
3 1/4″ x 2″ x 1/4″  This is an odd piece of amethyst with little gold & cream colored flowers on top of the crystal.

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