5.3" Saddle Rim Sagenite Agate Slab - Gary Buss Claim, Oregon

This is a gorgeous slab of Saddle Rim Sagenite Agate that was collected from the Gary Buss Claim in Mahleur County, Oregon. It is polished to a glossy-finish on one side and features beautiful spherical, radiating aggregations of sagenite crystals throughout the agate.

Comes with an acrylic display stand.

Sagenite agate is a formation of agate that contains acicular (needle-like) formations of fanning sagenite crystals that have been encapsulated in a mass of pseudomorphic agate. This occurs when agate fills a cavity within rock that had prior formations of minerals, in this case being the golden sagenite crystal clusters.

Sagenite is a name that often refers to acicular rutile crystals, which in this case is accurate. The golden crystals within this specimen are technically rutile (TiO2) crystals.


FOR SALE
DETAILS
SPECIES
Chalcedony var. Agate & Sagenite
LOCATION
Gary Buss Claim, Mahleur County, Eastern Oregon
SIZE
5.3 x 2.9", .2" thick
CATEGORY
SUB CATEGORY
ITEM
#184803