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Jaidyn
29-12-2008, 05:59
Can anyone help me identify these two rocks? The first and second photo are of the same stone, (the second is the backside of it.) I *think* it's a Beacon Hill agate, but wanted another opinion.

The third and fourth photos also go together, but I have no clue as to what that stone may be.

The blue one:
http://PCJ.fileave.com/blu4.jpg
http://PCJ.fileave.com/blu2.jpg

Maroon and white one:
http://PCJ.fileave.com/hrt2.jpg
http://PCJ.fileave.com/hrt5.jpg

thorhammer
29-12-2008, 06:06
Hey, Jaidyn :)

They're both definitely agate, but if you're trying to pin down a specific type, I can't help ya, I'm sorry :)

\m/ Kat

faunabay
29-12-2008, 06:11
Yep, that's my thought as well thor. Both agate, but as to the type?????

The second one looks like an agate I already have that my uncle found in Arizona. :) Just without the inner crystals.

BodhiSeed
29-12-2008, 09:53
geodes?

MCsea
29-12-2008, 12:46
Agate geodes

for sure soo very beautiful - did you find them or did they find you??


for a glimps of others
http://bedrockfossils.com/agategeodes.html

MARINA

Briar Rose
30-12-2008, 01:57
http://PCJ.fileave.com/hrt2.jpg


I am wondering... I think it might be banded agate, or jasper. Bit of course the crystals inside would be clear quartz. Agate and jasper can grow on clear quartz. Sometimes that's the whole key to finding what the mineral is. I bet a physical geology teacher at your local college would know for sure.

It's one of the most beauitful peices I have seen. How big is it? Just a palm size?

Jaidyn
30-12-2008, 07:21
Excellent! One can never have too many agates :)
I appreciate everyone's help.

MCsea-- actually, they were given to my husband so he could pass them along to me for Christmas. There are no rocks where we live now, and it's been depressing to say the least to not be able to go out and rock hunt. These sure brightened up my holiday!

HeavensVault-- both of them are almost identical size (about 2" across).

morticia monroe
30-12-2008, 10:34
Jaidyn, wondering where you live,,,you can find rocks almost anywhere...

MCsea
30-12-2008, 19:37
Excellent! One can never have too many agates :)
I appreciate everyone's help.

MCsea-- actually, they were given to my husband so he could pass them along to me for Christmas. There are no rocks where we live now, and it's been depressing to say the least to not be able to go out and rock hunt. These sure brightened up my holiday!

HeavensVault-- both of them are almost identical size (about 2" across).

What a beautiful gift!!!

:)

singerofpeace
31-12-2008, 12:18
Yep, agates for sure... the second looks like Botswana Agate, perhaps? Both lovely!!