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☹Gemstone Agate☹

Agate is a bandedform of finely-grained, microcrystalline Quartz. The lovely color patterns and banding make this translucentgemstone very unique. Agates can have many distinctive styles and patterns, but each Agate is unique in its own habit, with no two Agates being the same.
Chemical FormulaSio2
ColorWhite, Blue, Red, Green, Yellow, Orange, Brown, Pink, Purple, Gray, Black, Banded, Multicolored
Crystal System Hexagonal
Refractive Index1.54 - 1.55
SG2.63 - 2.65
Transparency Translucent
Double Refraction.009
Luster Vitreous
Mineral Class Quartz( Chalcedony). Quartz( Chalcedony). See also the Agate

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