Chalcedony ("Grape Agate") OTH 022

Multi-sided cluster of amethyst aggregates of botryoidal chalcedony

Measurements:  73 x 50 x 48 mm

Description:  A multi-sided cluster of botryoidal chalcedony ('grape agate') with a good purple colouring. 

The specimen, that displays well on a flat surface, all-round, in various positions. has a few nicks.

Background: These specimens first appeared on the global mineral market in 2016. Although they are fairly abundant at the moment, it is not known how much of this treasure is still left in the ground.

Weight of Specimen:  92 g

Chemical Composition:  SiO (quartz var. chalcedony)

Hardness on Mohs Scale:  (quartz var. chalcedony) 

Location:  Batu Manakarra mining district - Mamuju Area, Barat Province, Sulawesi Island, Indonesia.

Specimen Code:  OTH 022

R 450


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