Fairburn Agates

South Dakota's State Gem

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$75.00 AG100c  Here is a lovely, high quality TeePee Canyon Agate from South Dakota.  It measures 2 3/4" x 2 3/8" x 1 3/8" and has a super TeePee Canyon agate design. This agate has very good, tight banding and a very nice mix of colors. The agate has highly polished all around to better show the gorgeous banding.  Just nice.

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Agates mostly occur as nodules in volcanic rocks or waters containing Silica in solution which is possibly derived from the decomposition of Silicates in the lava.  The Siliceous matter is deposited in regular layers resulting in the banded or striped formation.  It is very unlikely that you would ever find an exact duplicate of any type of Agate, Fairburn or other.

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TeePee Canyon Agate

$17.95 BK4  The Fairburn Agate of the Black Hills by James Magnuson and Carol Wood.   Fairburn Agates are beautiful, banded gemstones found primarily in South Dakota's Black Hills and also in parts of Nebraska and Wyoming.  They are world renowned for their unique translucent beauty, but no one's ever seen them quite like James Magnuson and Carol Wood. The authors highlight the South Dakota State Gem with lighthearted stories and an amazing collection of natural, artistic photographs.  Whether you've never seen an agate or are an avid agate hunter, this new look at Fairburn Agates is bound to stir your interest.   Paperback; measures 8 1/4" x 8 1/4" x over 1/2"; 144 pages.

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Fairburn Agate of the Black Hills

$50.00
 
AG101b  This is a very nice Fairburn Agate from South Dakota.  The Fairburn is a rare Agate which is found in many colors and variations of banding.  This one has cool banding on all sides surrounding the pale yellow quartz. It measures nearly 1 3/8" x almost 1 1/4" x over 1 1/4".

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Agates mostly occur as nodules in volcanic rocks or waters containing Silica in solution which is possibly derived from the decomposition of Silicates in the lava.  The Siliceous matter is deposited in regular layers resulting in the banded or striped formation.  It is very unlikely that you would ever find an exact duplicate of any type of Agate, Fairburn or other.

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  Fairburn Agate

$40.00 AG106c This is an above average quality, Fairburn Agate from South Dakota.  It has a very nice Agate banding and design with the various gray and brown colors. The agate has been highly polished and measures 1 3/4" x 2 1//8" x 1 3/8".  A very unique gift.

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Agates mostly occur as nodules in volcanic rocks or waters containing Silica in solution which is possibly derived from the decomposition of Silicates in the lava.  The Siliceous matter is deposited in regular layers resulting in the banded or striped formation.  It is very unlikely that you would ever find an exact duplicate of any type of Agate, Fairburn or other.

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Fairburn Agate

$30.00 AG107b  Here is a very nice, above average quality, TeePee Canyon Agate specimen from South Dakota.  The agate has been cut and nicely polished on the face and has a natural appearance on the back. The specimen measures over 4" x nearly 4" x almost 2" and has very colorful banding.   A very nice TeePee Canyon Agate to display!

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Agates mostly occur as nodules in volcanic rocks or waters containing Silica in solution which is possibly derived from the decomposition of Silicates in the lava.  The Siliceous matter is deposited in regular layers resulting in the banded or striped formation.  It is very unlikely that you would ever find an exact duplicate of any type of Agate, Fairburn or other.

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TeePee Canyon Agate

$25.00 AG108c  Here is a very nice Fairburn Agate. It has not been polished and has a natural smooth appearance. The agate measures nearly 2" x 1 3/4" x nearly 1 1/8" with a pretty white center surrounded by nice banding and then dark brown and tan colors.  This is a unique, very interesting, one-of-a-kind treasure to keep for your own or give as a gift.

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Agates mostly occur as nodules in volcanic rocks or waters containing Silica in solution which is possibly derived from the decomposition of Silicates in the lava.  The Siliceous matter is deposited in regular layers resulting in the banded or striped formation.  It is very unlikely that you would ever find an exact duplicate of any type of Agate, Fairburn or other.

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Fairburn Agate

$60.00 AG109c  This is an above average quality, Fairburn Agate from South Dakota.  The agate has not been polished and has a natural smooth appearance.  This agate measures nearly 1 3/8" x 1" x 3/4".  It has a very nice Agate banding and design.  A very unique gift.

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Agates mostly occur as nodules in volcanic rocks or waters containing Silica in solution which is possibly derived from the decomposition of Silicates in the lava.  The Siliceous matter is deposited in regular layers resulting in the banded or striped formation.  It is very unlikely that you would ever find an exact duplicate of any type of Agate, Fairburn or other.

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Fairburn Agate

$125.00 AG110b  This is an above average quality, Fairburn Agate from South Dakota.  The agate has not been polished and has a natural smooth appearance.  This agate measures 3 3/8" x 2" x 1 5/8".  It has a very nice Agate banding and design. A very unique gift.

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Agates mostly occur as nodules in volcanic rocks or waters containing Silica in solution which is possibly derived from the decomposition of Silicates in the lava.  The Siliceous matter is deposited in regular layers resulting in the banded or striped formation.  It is very unlikely that you would ever find an exact duplicate of any type of Agate, Fairburn or other.

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Fairburn Agate

$12.00 AG112b  This is a nice  quality Prairie Agate.  These agates get their name from where many have been found, out on the prairies of South Dakota. This cool Prairie Agate measures 2 3/4" x 2 1/4" x nearly 2".  This agate has been polished and shows nice Agate banding and design in the various shades of dark Yellow, Brown, Pink and Grey. A very unique gift.

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Agates mostly occur as nodules in volcanic rocks or waters containing Silica in solution which is possibly derived from the decomposition of Silicates in the lava.  The Siliceous matter is deposited in regular layers resulting in the banded or striped formation.  It is very unlikely that you would ever find an exact duplicate of any type of Agate, Fairburn or other.

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Prairie Agate

$28.00 BK15  Fairburn Agate - The South Dakota Gemstone by Roger Clark.  The purpose of this book is to share the author's deep appreciation for agates and thereby promote the pleasure and enjoyment of their intrinsic beauty.  For agate collectors who are already intrigued and inspired with the beauty and mysterious origin of agates, this book has all of the latest scientific research.  There is also a proposal for a new theory about the natural processes that affect the genesis of agates in sedimentary environments.

This a new version of an older, well loved edition complete with the author's signature inside the front cover.

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Fairburn Agate

$50.00
 
AG103b  This is a very nice Fairburn Agate from the Thompson Butte area in South Dakota.  This Agate measures almost 1 3/4" x 1 5/8" x nearly 1 1/2".  It has not been polished and has a natural smooth appearance.  With close inspection, it has an unique agate design and banding configuration in the several different areas.  Fairburn Agates are considered rare Agate as they have become very desirable for their color and banding variations.

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  Fairburn Agate

$80.00
 
AG104c   Here is a very nice darker colored Fairburn Agate from Oral, South Dakota.  This Agate measures 7/8" x 1 1/2" x 1 1/4" and has a natural finish with no polish.  It has an unique design and banding configuration.  Fairburn Agates are considered rare Agates as they have become very desirable for their color and banding variations.

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  Fairburn Agate

$45.00 AG105b  Here is a very nice lighter colored Fairburn Agate from the Cheyenne River area in South Dakota.  This Agate measures 1 3/4" x 1 1/2" x 1" and has a natural finish with no polish.  It has an unique design and banding configuration.  Fairburn Agates are considered rare Agates as they have become very desirable for their color and banding variations.

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Fairburn Agate

$85.00
 
AG102b   This is a very nice Fairburn Agate from South Dakota.  The Fairburn is a rare Agate that is found in many colors and variations of banding.  This one measures 3 1/4" x 2 1/4" x 1".  It has not been polished and has a natural smooth appearance.  A great gift for that "rock hunter" or keep it for yourself.

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Fairburn Agate

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