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Lake Superior Agate

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Formula:
SiO2
A variety of Agate

Believed to be the world's oldest agates, over 1 billion years old, these are found throughout the northern US having been spread from the original Lake Superior region by glaciation. It has generally pale colouring.


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Chemical Properties of Lake Superior AgateHide

Formula:
SiO2

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Quartz1 photo of Lake Superior Agate associated with Quartz on mindat.org.
Eye Agate1 photo of Lake Superior Agate associated with Eye Agate on mindat.org.

Other InformationHide

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

References for Lake Superior AgateHide

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Wolter, Scott (1996) The Lake Superior Agate (Third Edition, 1996, Burgess Publishing)

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