grade fire agate is a bit like opal . . . each displays a range of
handsome color. Although opal is sometimes superior because of color; fire
agate. . . being a chalcedony . . . is harder and more durable. The
specimens offered below have the fire face polished to reveal the inner
beauty. All were part of a collection of Slaughter Mountain (Graham County
. . . S.E. Arizona) fire agate mined many years ago. All can be enjoyed as
a specimen . . . cherished holistically . . . or cabbed into stunning
F-AG #1 . . .
Too hot to handle . . . This Slaughter Mountain beauty was the top
dog within the Bob White Collection. The window-ed nugget shows a
startling cooperation between a brilliant green and a discreet red .
. . all such surrounded by a snow white rim of chalcedony.
F-AG #2 . . .
Another “Whitey” from Slaughter Mountain. Those with imagination
will seem to see a the silhouette of a shaman or angel of cordovan
chalcedony surrounded by a cape of virginal white.
is within the sardonyx , naturally, and is mostly green with a taste
of red. 1.5"x1". Price: $325.
F-AG #3 . . .
Handsome “Storm Clouds” of red, purple and green roil above
sardonyx bluffs. 1"x1.25". 1"x1.25". $200.
F-AG#4 . . .
Twice as hot Slaughter Mountain has twin rounds of red, green and
orange fire. 1"x2". $200.
F-AG#5 . . .
Bold green and a discreet purple “eye” within the sardonyx. Fire
band is thick and is likely to yield double the pleasure when
exposed. 1"x1". $175.
F-AG#6 . . . A
pleasant mix of red and green bubbles are a candy for the eye.
. . . An XL comma of pinhead fire . . . mostly red but shows flashes
of green. Polished face is “back door” . . . Front might be even
hotter. 1.25"x2.25". $150.
F-AG#8 . . .
Another hot biggie. 1.75"x2" showing red bubbles with
minor green. Handsome and a half. $150.
. . . A pleasant coperation of green, red and purple fire.
F-AG#10 . . .
Hot ring stone (.50x.75" oval) can cause any 3 hand to look “cool”.
Red and green fire covers entire face. $55.
catholic member of the silicate grouping guards against all
dangers Agate will also assist in the overcoming of all
terrestrial dangers. It has not been written (but is now) but
logic proclaims the various colors and patterns within agate can
be fine tuned to be specific to certain dangers. Agate also
emboldens the heart... such causing success in about every
endeavor including the collection of riches. Finally, this hard
working gem cures insomnia and insures pleasant dreams.
AGATE - DRYHEAD
- MOHAVE JASPER - MISC.
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