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Lake Superior Agate

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About Lake Superior AgateHide

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.


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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