The quartz – agate mineral can be adopted for £50 for 1 year or £125 for 3 years.
This Quartz geode shows a banded formation of agate surrounding a cavity infilled with Quartz rock crystals. Agates are formed when water filters through a rock, depositing a coating of silica. Many Agates are hollow, allowing the formation of the crystal – lined cavity.
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