Banded Agate Cabochon - INDOMINERAL


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Banded Agate Cabochon

Source : West java, Indonesia. 
Size : 28 x 29 x 7 mm
Weight : 9 Grams

These Banded Agate Cabochon from West Java have some wonderful bands of orange, white & tan. Often called the “earth rainbow”, it is formed with bands of microscopic quartz crystals, though the color of agate varies depending on the type, this popular stone long remarked for its beauty can be identified by its signature bands and translucent luster. Agate forms as a result of igneous rock marrying with the silica deposits in groundwater. The colorful bands that give the semi-precious stone its trademark bands are layers of agate deposits that develop on top of each other. West Java Banded Agate is one of the most highly praised banded agate in the world. It is known for its extremely tight banding and vibrant shades of colors.