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Agate from
Yuhuatai gravel bed, Nanjing, Jiangsu, China

Species:Quartz var: Agate
Comments:Water worn colorful pebbles to several cm were called Yuhua stones since the beginning of the sixth century. Then the Gods were so impressed with the eloquence of a monk that they rained down these Rain Flower Pebbles
Habit:Water worn pebbles
Colour:Some agates are very colourful showing a full spectrum.
Quality for species:Excellent - world class for species or very significant. (!!)
Confirmation Methods:Visually Identified
References:Rob Woodside collection
Mineral Data:Click here to view Agate data
Locality Data:Click here to view Yuhuatai gravel bed, Nanjing, Jiangsu, China
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