Included here are examples of agates that I feel are a pretty good cross-section of some of the better varieties of material that can be found throughout the United States. Pretty much all of the pieces in this section I have either bought, traded for, or received as gifts from friends. Specimens that are unpolished are shown wet to better show their colors.

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.


Utah, Polished Heel
4 1/2″ x 3 1/2′ x 1″  Spectacular parallax fortification agate with stalk aggregates.

Montana, Face Polished Nodule
3″ x 2″ x 1 6/8″  Gorgeous Dryhead agate with a pink floater within the euhedral quartz.

Utah, Face Polished Geode
3 1/2″ x 2 3/4″ x 1 1/2″  Beautiful sparkly druzy in this specimen from Dugway, Utah.

Idaho, Face Polished Slab
2 1/4″ x 1 3/4″ x 1/4″  Rare Hell’s Canyon herringbone petrified wood with pocket rot. Closed location.

Oregon, Face Polished Thunderegg
5″ x 3 1/2″ x 2″  Beautiful moss & tube agate.

Texas, Face Polished Slab
4″ x 3″ x 1/16″  Feathery black plumes with small fortifications from Marfa.

Wyoming, Unpolished Specimen
4″ x 2 1/2″ x 21/2″  Agatized palm cast with stalactites.

South Dakota, Unpolished Rough
2″ x 1″ x 2″ Fairburn Fortification agate.

Georgia, Rough Slab
5″ x 3 3/4″ x 1/4″  Blue Diamond lazulite crystals & sparkling pyrite flecks in quartz from Graves Mountain.

Washington, Rough Slab
3 1/2″ x 2 3/4″ x 2″  Cool herringbone/ribbon patterned petrified wood.

Oregon, Rough Slab
3 1/2″ x 2″ x 1/4″  Colorful moss agate from Maury Mountains.

Missouri, Face Polished Thunderegg
3 1/2″ x 2 3/4″ x 2″  Union Road fortification agate.

Idaho, Unpolished Rough
4 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ x 2″  Graveyard Point plume agate.

Nevada, Unpolished Slab
5″ x  2 1/2″ x 5/16″  Seam agate. Mined by my friend Chance Fuhlendorf.

Montana, Face Polished Nodule
3″ x 1 3/4″ x 2″  Dryhead fortification agate.

Texas, Face Polished Slab
2″ x 1 3/4″ x 1/4″  Marfa plume agate, backlit.

Oregon, Unpolished Rough
3″ x 1 3/4″ x 2″  Holley Blue banded agate with quartz center.

Colorado, Unpolished Slab
4 1/2″ x 4″ x 1/4″  Banded/sagenite/ amethyst lace Sowbelly agate from the Creede silver mines.

Kentucky, Face Polished Rough
5″ x 4″  x 3″  Fortification agate with botroydial filled pockets.

Kentucky, Face Polished Rough
3 3/4″ x 3″ x 2 1/4″  Agate with small fortifications & inclusions.

Southeastern Utah, Polished Slab
4 3/4″ x 3 3/4″ x 1/4″  Colorful fossilized dino bone from an old collection.

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