Cookies help us to give you the best experience. Are you ok with that? Agree Settings
Call +31 (0)412-405131
Login

Forgotten your password? Click here.

Register

  • NL
  • EN
  • DE
  • FR

After 41 years we finally received 5 life-size powwow drums! Furthermore, 17 new types of stone from Madagascar and South Africa. come along or order via the webshop. (saterday 23th november we are closed)

< Back to overview

Agate on simple black metal stand of our own brand Prestige.

Agaatopvoet2018bestseller_product

Agate on simple black metal stand of our own brand Prestige.

Product

Agate on simple black metal stand of our own brand Prestige.

Description

Only top quality Agate pieces polished on one side were selected by Prestige. Then drilled a hole and put on a simple black point position.

Dimensions

80-110mm

More information

Agate is a translucent, sometimes opaque variety of quartz and a sub-variety of chalcedony. The chemical structure of agate is identical to jaspis, flint, hear dial and is often found together with opal. The colorful, striped specimens are used as gemstone. The name agate comes from the Greek Ἀχάτης, Achates, the name of the current river Dirillo in the south of Sicily, where agates and other chalcedonies found. Traditionally agate was worn as a lucky stone, or to cure. There were also consumer items like buttons made of agate. Some medicinal effects is attributed to agate, such as protection during pregnancy, for headaches, skin disorders, and balance disorders. Agate belongs according to various literature on the zodiac Aquarius, Taurus, Scorpio and Gemini. Agate Connections form as a solution of silica in cavities in older rocks. The stones can be artificially stained in order to obtain color combinations that are more vivid than those found in nature. The major sources of agate are Brazil, Uruguay and the United States (Oregon, Washington and around Lake Superior). Closer Netherlands and Belgium are also agate found in the Hunsrück in Germany. Chemical composition: SiO 2 + Al, Ca, Fe, Mn Crystal System: belongs to chalcedoonachtige quartz crystal, trigonal. Fission: None. Color: light blue or gray but can also be green stripe color: none. Shine: glass gloss, matt, satin finish. Hardness (Mohs): 6.5 to 7. Average density: 2.65 kg / dm3. Transparency: transparent to translucent.

STRONG TRADEMARKS TIMMERSGEMS GROUP