Dendritic Agate

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Moss Agate
Indonesia
17.45 carats
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Dendritic Agate is a colourless or white-grey, translucent Chalcedony with tree- or fern-like inclusions - dendrites (from Greek - tree-like). The dendrites are iron or manganese inclusions of brown or black colour.

Dendritic Agate Gemstones by Colour

This table shows the variety of hues this gemstone can be found in. Click on a photo for more information.
 
 

Dendritic Agate Gemstones by Size

This table shows distribution of Dendritic Agate gemstone sizes that are listed on this site. This can give a good indication as to the general availability of this gemstone in different sizes.
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Lightest:17.1 cts
Heaviest:58.40 cts
Average:26.89 cts
Total photos:17
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17.10ct to 21.23ct21.23ct to 25.36ct25.36ct to 29.49ct29.49ct to 33.62ct33.62ct to 37.75ct37.75ct to 41.88ct41.88ct to 46.01ct46.01ct to 50.14ct50.14ct to 54.27ct54.27ct to 58.40ct
General Information
A variety or type of:Chalcedony, which is a variety of Quartz
Varieties/Types:
Moss Agate - A translucent chalcedony containing green strands of chlorite.
Photos of natural/un-cut material from mindat.org
Colour
Colour (General)Colourless or whitish-grey body with black or brown tree- or fern-like markings.
Walter Schumann, Gemstones of the world (2001)
TransparencyTranslucent
Walter Schumann, Gemstones of the world (2001)
Further Information
Mineral information:Dendritic Agate information at mindat.org
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