Botryoidal Chalcedony ('Grape Agate') - VAR 079

Two-sided Indonesian grape agate

Measurements:  44 x 37 x 20 mm

Description:  A two-sided, light purple, botyoidal chalcedony / grape agate specimen. 

A few of the aggregates are damaged. The specimen displays well on a flat surface, in different positions.

Background: These specimens first appeared on the global mineral market in 2016. Although they are fairly abundant at the moment, it is not known how much of this treasure is still left in the ground.

Weight of Specimen:  16.8 g

Chemical Composition:  SiO2  (quartz var. chalcedony)

Hardness on Mohs Scale:  (quartz var. chalcedony)  7

Location:  Batu Manakarra mining district - Mamuju Area, Barat Province, Sulawesi Island, Indonesia.

Specimen Code:  VAR 079

US $ 35