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6 edition of Agates (Our Land) found in the catalog.

Agates (Our Land)

by H. C. Macpherson

  • 322 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by National Museums of Scotland .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rocks, minerals & fossils,
  • Nature / Field Guide Books,
  • History: World,
  • Nature,
  • Jewelry,
  • Natural Resources,
  • Great Britain,
  • Agates,
  • Collectors and collecting

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages72
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7853150M
    ISBN 100565011006
    ISBN 109780565011000

    We got interested in agates this past August while in the upper peninsula of Michigan where the lucky rock hound will sometimes encounter a specimen of Lake Superior agate. The first 1/3 of the book is dedicated to educating about agate formation, types of agates, colors /5. An important section of this book describes Agate localities that were not covered in the original book. Agates from the Faroe Islands, Greenland, new precious agates from China, agates collected underwater in Lake Superior off the coast of Michigan, USA, and even agates from Antarctica!

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Agates (Our Land) by H. C. Macpherson Download PDF EPUB FB2

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(36).

This is an excellent book. The paper and color quality is very high which adds to the enjoyment of the natural beauty of the many agates described in the book. Highly recommend to Agates book novice agate collector who wants to learn, or experienced collectors/enthusiasts as an essential benchmark for the quality of agates you are seeking to acquire.5/5(17).

Buy The Book: ‘Agates, The Pat McMahan Collection’ “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 true prized possession.

The book provides a thorough examination of Lake Superior’s strange and unique agate varieties, as well as a critical look at agate formation theories, tips on how to find and identify agates, where to look for them and how collectible your agates may be.

Agates - the book. likes. ACHATE, die Buchlegende. AGATES - legendary and to be continued!Followers: LSAgates, Superior, Wisconsin. 5, likes talking about this. The official Facebook page of @LSAgates. - A Page dedicated to the MN Gemstone. - Glacial Till Photography by: Lane Baguss.

- 5/5(9). 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 Agates book the Austrian collector Johann Zenz.

AGATES II is full of interesting texts and amazing images. This book includes: new precious agates from China. Pocket Guide to Agates of the Pacific Coast - Hot off the Press - are in stock and available for immediate shipping.

Covers all aspects of identifying and finding agates along the Pacific Coastline. Includes superb photos and illustrations, to support the detailed text, includes additional resources and a map for guidance on getting started. 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. Denver Show Agates and Signed Copies of More Exquisite Agates Book. Along with a passel of new agates from the Denver show, I am offering signed copies of Dietrich Mayer’s new book ‘More Exquisite Agates’.

It is a fabulous book with excellent photos and. 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.5/5(2). Agates Of Northern Mexico book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.5/5(1). The new revised edition of Pocket Guide to Agates of the Oregon Coast.

This book covers all aspects of identifying and finding agates to zeolites on the Pacific Coast. Includes superb photos and illustrations, to support the detailed text, includes additional resources and a map for guidance on getting started.

During the winter, you will want to visit the Oregon Coast to go beachcombing. 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. " 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. Agates with inclusions are the focus here although some fine banded Laguna agates, Coyamito agates, Condor agates, other banded agates, fine jaspers and a few other lapidary materials with inclusions are shown.

The most common agates with inclusions are moss agate, plume agate, sagenite agate and dendritic agate. CABOCHON GEMSTONES. Agates mostly occur as nodules in volcanic rocks or waters containing silica in solution possibly derived from the decomposition of silicates in the lava.

The siliceous matter is deposited in regular layers resulting in the banded or striped formation. $ Septarian Bookends. BKc Here is a very nice set of Septarian bookends. This.

In a previous page, Part 1, I offered pictures and descriptions of common beach rocks found on Lake Superior a seccond page, Part 2, I show some beach rocks & minerals, and some agates, that can be polished into attractive this page, Part 3, I continue to show and describe more varieties of rocks and minerals that make attractive gemstones.

Purple agate bookends with Brazilian quartz geode from Bull City Gems. Pink AND gold agate bookends from Design Pretty. Burnt orange geode bookends from Styxx And Stones Studio. Another marvelously gorgeous purple bookend from Styxx And Stones Studio. Lovely blue geode bookends from West Elm.

Beautifully calming gray agate bookends from Caris Green. These blue Author: Nikki Vanry. 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. Look-alikes– Agates and chalcedony are not the only quartz varieties in the Lake Superior of these imitators: Chert– often banded but typically only found in shades of brown, white, and gray; plus they are opaque rather than transparent.; Rhyolite– occasionally banded, these volcanic rocks are opaque.; Jasper and Jaspilite– While often layered, the layers tend to be.Agates Inside Out.

Karen Brzys. Director, Gitchee Gumee Agate & History Museum, is an experienced beach comber and agate collector. This is the most comprehensive book I've found on identifying and collecting agates. Most helpful has been the guidance on identifying agates-in.

"Superbly done should be high on everyone's 'must have' list." —Rock and Gem. Agates, the first popular guide to the brilliantly banded and highly prized gemstones, sold 7, copies in hardcover, no doubt for the glorious color photographs that capture collectors' enthusiasm for the stones' distinctive shapes and vivid colors.

Agates is a comprehensive, easy-to-use identification 5/5(1).