Druzy Covered YOUNGITE AGATE Specimens 1 pound 5 ounces
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You are bidding on 2 pieces of Youngite that total 1 pound 5 ounces of Youngite
Here are 2 great natural pieces of YOUNGITE from Wyoming. This material is very scarce now, as the BLM have stopped collecting in the caves in which it is found.
The colors are a peach and pink jasper floating in the translucent Agate covered with small druzy crystals all around the outside. Youngite is considered a Jasper/Agate.
• Youngite specimens •
Youngite is an agatized brecciated jasper with a grayish translucent druzy quartz usually around the outer part of the material. The drusy quartz usually fluoresces green. The jasper center varies in color from a light tan, to a pretty peach, brown, reddish, salmon and variations of these colors. The material is very hard and is used in making gemstones such as beads and cabochons. Rare. Youngite is a variety of quartz. Hardness 7.The jasper center of this material is called brecciated due to its angular fragmentation. It is ... read more