Crazy Lace Agate Rough
Locality: Chihuahua, Mexico
Crazy Lace Agate is a popular that is very popular with jewelers
and cut stones sell quickly. It has a widely varied structure and
coloring. The wild patterns are the result of a replacement of dogtooth
calcite by agate.
As with all of the other species in the quartz family, agate takes
a high polish with cerium oxide, but also takes a fine polish with
tin oxide and diamond. Mohs hardness 7.
Sample of Crazy Lace Agate Rough.