Crazy Lace Agate

Mexican crazy lace agate is a type of agate that is characterized by color bands and swirls in a lacy pattern. Agate is a variety of micro-crystalline quartz that forms bands by the precipitation of the quartz grains in cavities. It is associated with volcanic rocks, which are common in Mexico due to the subduction of an oceanic plate underneath Mexico.

Please enlarge and view the photographs for more detailed views. Shown wet to simulate polish. As with all natural rock, there may be fractures or pits to seal or work around. Each slab has the approximate dimensions listed. I use the longest and widest point and the thinnest, it’s not averaged.

If you like this material you may also like bacon opal or flowering tube onyx.

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