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7 edition of Agates found in the catalog.

Agates

Treasures of the Earth

by Roger Pabian

  • 179 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Firefly Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • Earth Sciences - Geology,
  • Nature,
  • Rocks & Minerals,
  • Jewelry,
  • Agates,
  • Nature / Rocks & Minerals

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages184
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8571343M
    ISBN 101554070988
    ISBN 109781554070985

    After the fantastic success of AGATES I, which came out in and quickly sold out, we are now presenting the all new AGATES II, another extremely impressive book authored by the Austrian collector Johann Zenz. AGATES II is full of interesting texts and amazing images. The Agate Dude, Minneapolis, Minnesota. 13, likes 4, talking about this. Beautiful stones found, cleaned, new, old, some sold and some kept til I'm old. Lake Superior Agates available for 5/5(26).

    Agate is a variety of chalcedony, a cryptocrystalline form of quartz. Translucency, patterns of color, or moss-like inclusions may distinguish this stone from other forms of chalcedony. Agates can show a wide variety of vivid, multiple colors. These are principally the result of traces of oxides of iron, manganese, titanium, chromium, nickel. Agate / ˈ æ ɡ ə t / is a common rock formation, consisting of chalcedony and quartz as its primary components, consisting of a wide variety of colors. Agates are primarily formed within volcanic and metamorphic tive uses of agates date back as far as Ancient Greece and are used most commonly as decorations or l habit: Cryptocrystalline silica.

    " AGATES by Johann Zenz. autographed "Agates" by Johann Zenz, published by Bode. This is the first of three books by the author, known as Agates I, Agates II and Agates III. A large and heavy coffee table book this is! " See all. Founded in Chicago in , Agate Publishing has five unique imprints: B2 Books, devoted to business-related nonfiction; Bolden Books, which publishes fiction and nonfiction by African-American writers; Surrey Books, founded in and acquired by Agate in , which is focused on food, nutrition, and entertaining; and new in , Agate Digital, devoted to stand-alone ebooks, and Midway.


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Agates is a comprehensive, easy-to-use identification guide and a worldwide listing of where they are found. The book describes: Names of agates--mineralogical, geological, local, trade, trivial; Properties of agates--e.g., color, wall-banded, level-banded, cracked, thunder eggs/5(37).

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“Pat McMahan’s, “Agates, The Pat McMahan Collection” is an exceptional masterpiece showcasing some of the finest agates in the world. The presentation is simply excellent and exemplifies the multitude of variations in color and pattern which make agate a Agates book prized possession.

Agates of Lake Superior. This is an expanded version of Dan Lynch's popular Lake Superior Rocks & Minerals field guide that focuses on Agates.

It goes into more detail on the formation of agates and geological history. Good photos and tips on best places to find agates. DVD: How to Find Agates.

A beautifully illustrated book that will help you learn all about agates, their properties, famous agate localities around the world and more. This book is a 6 1/4" x 8 1/2" hardcover with pages. More information, table of contents. Agates develop as secondary deposits in hollow cavities, called vesicles.

Although they can form in all types of host rock, most of the world's agates developed in ancient volcanic lava.

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Although agates may be found in various kinds of host rock, they are classically associated with volcanic rocks and can be common in certain metamorphic rocks. If you are wanting a book about agates I. Welcome to the home of Agategrrrl’s unique and eclectic personal agate collection, rock shop, and store.

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The Agategrrrl Personal Agate Gallery. Most agate books focus on large, spectacular, rare and hard-to-find agates. In contrast, this book presents the tiny agates that can still be found everywhere agates exist.

They are also inexpensive to say the least. A fraction of these agates are as spectacular as any large ones. This agate book has been compiled to help rockhounds to "think like an agate".

Information and photographs are included to help beginning and experienced agate hunters to understand agates "inside out". color photographs, 20 explanatory diagrams, footnotes, references and an index. This beautifully illustrated book is a depiction of one of the most comprehensive collections of sagenite, plume, and banded agate in the world as a result of Pat McMahan’s 26 years of intensive rock collecting.5/5(15).

The "Lake Superior Rock Picker's Guide" by Kevin Gauthier and Bruce Mueller provided some helpful supplementary information, as did my reference books by Susan Robinson and Sparky Stensaas. Karen Brzys booklet on "Understanding and Finding Agates" was helpful in identifying true agates from agate first cousins or agate wanna-bes.

Agate has also been known to fill veins or cracks in volcanic or altered rock underlain by granitic intrusive masses. Such agates, when cut transversely, exhibit a succession of parallel lines, often of extreme tenuity, giving a banded appearance to the section.

Such stones are known as banded agate, riband agate and striped agate. How to Find Lake Superior Agates: A New Method (PowerPoint Presentation)—A few years ago after interviewing unsuccessful agate hunters, the owner of the Gitche Gumee Museum, Karen Brzys, developed a new method of agate hunting.

Her books, DVDs, speeches, and now this online virtual class teach her new method of agate hunting. Agates is a comprehensive reference written by one of North America's leading experts in cooperation with the Natural History Museum of London. The book features an easy-to-use identification guide and a worldwide listing of where agates are found.

More than color photographs of superb agate specimens were selected from the extensive 5/5(2). Agate is a moose with poor self esteem. The book is a story about how his friends teach him that his true value is not on the outside but comes from within.

Here’s Agate. Agate Bolden is the home of National Book Award winner Jesmyn Ward's debut novel, Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Leonard Pitts, Jr., and daytime television star Judge Agate Bolden publishes intelligent, accessible, and thought-provoking fiction, nonfiction, and memoirs by African American writers.

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It is similar to the first book in that it is intended to make you “think like an agate,” but is much more extensive.

It is pages with over color photographs and diagrams. I’ve teamed up with mineral photographer, Tom.Agates - the book. likes. ACHATE, die Buchlegende!

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