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A variety of Agate

A variety of Agate with reddish-brown and either black or white bands.

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Classification of Sardonyx

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Other Names for Sardonyx

Carnelian Onyx
Other Languages:
Simplified Chinese:缠丝玛瑙

Other Information

Health Warning:No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

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  • Localities for Sardonyx

    The map shows a selection of localities that have latitude and longitude coordinates recorded. Click on the symbol to view information about a locality. The symbol next to localities in the list can be used to jump to that position on the map.
    (TL) indicates type locality. ? indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. All other localities listed without reference should be considered as uncertain and unproven until references can be found.
    • Xinjiang Autonomous Region
      • Hami Prefecture (Kumul Prefecture; Qumul Prefecture)
        • Yiwu Co. (Aratürük Co.)
          • Naomaohu
    Yanling Tang (2005): Non-metallic deposits of Xinjiang, China [Zhongguo Xinjiang Fei Jinshu Kuangchuang]. Geological Publishing House (Beijing), 289 pp.
    Czech Republic
    • Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen)
      • Liberec Region
        • Jizerské Mtn (Iser Mtn)
    geological prospecting, 2008 - 2009, Czech geological Organization
    • Madhya Pradesh
      • Jabalpur Division
    Richard M. Pearl: "Minerals of India", Mineral Digest, vol. 2.
    • Lisbon District
      • Sintra
    Rui Nunes collection
    • Alabama
      • Blount Co.
    Mineralogy of Alabama Geol Surv Ala. Bull 120
    Gems and Minerals of America- Jay Ellis Ransom-1974
    • Arizona
      • Mohave Co.
        • Black Mts
          • Oatman District (San Francisco District; Union Pass District)
    Blair, 1992. Rockhounding Arizona.
      • Yuma Co.
    Blair, 1992. Rockhounding Arizona, p.157.
    • Colorado
      • Grand Co.
    Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckels
    • Florida
      • Hillsborough Co.
        • Tampa
          • Tampa Bay
    Zeitner (1968) Appalachian Gem Trails
    • New Jersey
    Gems and Minerals of America -Jay Ellis Ransom-1974
    Gems and Minerals of America - Jay Ellis Ransom-1974
    • North Carolina
    Gems and Minerals of America- Jay Ellis Ransom-1974
    Gems and Minerals of America-Jay Ellis Ranson-1974
    Zeitner,J.C.,1968,Appalachian mineral and gem trails,Lapidary Journal
    • Rhode Island
      • Providence Co.
        • Cumberland
    AmMIn 11:334-340
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