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Beautiful laker found on Sunday. Anyone knowledgeable about lake superior agates, i would appreciate an evaluation of type and quality, i.e., what kind of agate, fortification, agate, eye agate, tubular agate, painted agate...

asked Sep 16, 2014 by Weasel (58,930 points)

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Its hard to put a finger on the different agate types and the various synonyms. While some synonyms are large acceptable and used, such as "laguna agates", others are more descriptive and less varietal. Paint agate to me seems like more of a descriptive agate over a varietal agate, so there are no clearly defined rule definitions.

answered Feb 23, 2015 by hershel (52,780 points)

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