EXCEPTIONAL AGATE SAMYTA (CONDOR) SPECIMEN 0.66 LBS

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  • Sold Date: May 04, 2009
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EXCEPTIONAL SAMYTA AGATE SPECIMEN FROM ARGENTINA

299.50 Grams – 0.66 Pounds

DESCRIPTION Excellent large Agate Samyta Specimen

Category: Specimen

Material: Agate Samyta, the open face has been highly polished.

Dimensions : 8.00 cm x 7.00 cm x 4.50 cm (1” = 2,54 cm)

Weight: 299.50 Grams (0.66 Pounds) (1 Pound = 453.60 Grams, 1 Ounce = 28.34 Grams)

Origin: Argentina

THIS SPECIMEN

Magnificent Samyta agate, a r are example of Agate Samyta from Patagonia, Argentina. This beauty is quite well marked with a showy white crystallization in a translucent agate background with Red, Burgundy, Yellowish Green, Gray and White showing a beautiful design shape. Awesome!!!

This particular Agate variety appears only in Argentina, Patagonia.

This material was found with the Condor Agate in the 90s.

GEMSTONE:

Agate is a striped chalcedony quartz that forms in concentric layers in a wide variety of colors and textures. An individual agate forms by filling a cavity in a "host" rock. As a result, agate often is found as a round nodule, with concentric bands. In ancient times it was said to quench thirst and guard against fever, and agate bowls were very popular in historical Europe, this particular Agate variety appears only in Argentina,
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