USA

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.

Enjoy!

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

Nebraska, Face Polished Bone
3 1/2″ x 2″ x 3″  A beautiful piece of agatized bone I found years ago while hunting for Fairburns near Crawford.

Oregon, Unpolished 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 Facecut 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.

Southeastern Utah, Face Polished Rough
3 1/4″ x 2″ x 1 1/2″  Unusual agate after barite pseudomorph.

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

Wyoming, Unpolished Slab
4 1/4″ x 2 1/4″ x 1/4″  A good example of Bamboo Jasper, a conglomerate of fossil structures in a sandstone/silica mix.

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

Oregon, Rough Agate
3″ x 3″ x 1/2″  Awesome surface dendritic plumes on a nice piece of Polka Dot agate.

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

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

Wyoming, Tumble Polished Agate
1 1 /4″ x 1 1/4″ x 1/2″  Beautiful Sweetwater dendritic agate collected and given to me by my friend Doris Banks.

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

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