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Just an unusual agate or a new species #4?

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asked Jan 29 by arbayowling (570 points)

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Just a great specimen. Even if it isn't an agate.
answered Jan 30 by Weasel (55,650 points)
Hi Weasel, I thought I  would have some fun with this since it did resemble a fish of sorts. It came with a group of Bahia agates from The Rock Shed about two years ago that I am slowly working thru during tumbling. I only saw the quartz matrix up close when I was sorting the agates for my next batch and it did resemble something mean and nasty under a microscope. The piece weighs 4 ounces and measures 2" long x1.25" wide x 1" high. Regardless of whatever it is or was at that time, I would not want to put my finger in its mouth. Cheers, arbayowling

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