100 mm Dendritic Agate from Eskişehir, Türkiye

$ 44.99

ID20714

Location:

Eskişehir, Anatolia, Türkiye

Size: 70x100x34 mm (260,3 gr.)

Description

Beautiful dendrites on blue/white agate.

This specimen is extra rich with manganese/iron silicates, making a big black layer at the rim.

The term "dendrite" comes from the Greek word dendron (δενδρον), which means "tree", and they are made of manganese/iron silicates. 

For more explanation of the occurrence, please read my blog post:
https://www.norwayminerals.com/post/dendritic-agate-opal-from-turkey


Also please watch the video above. It can also be found on youtube:
https://youtu.be/jyZmnaTElBM