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EGG703c  This is something different for the egg collector.  Here is a very nice Crystal Quartz egg.  It measures  2 1/8" tall x  over 1 1/2" and has a nice polish.   It is a true beauty and has beautiful inclusions and "rainbows".  An excellent starter egg for the new egg collector.

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Quartz is the second most common mineral in the Earth's continental crust.  It is mainly composed of Silica or Silica based minerals.  Although Quartz is known by a variety of names, the most important distinction between types of Quartz is that of macro-crystalline, individual crystals visible to the unaided eye, and micro-crystalline, where aggregates of crystals are only visible under high magnification.  There are many forms of Quartz including Chalcedony, Amethyst, Citrine, and Carnelian which are results of mineral impurities or heat treatments.

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Crystal Quartz Egg

$40.00

EGG711b  This is a very pretty, smaller Ocean Jasper Egg.  This material is found underwater, along the coast of Madagascar.  It measures  2" x  over 1 1/2" and has a very nice polish.  This egg has a great color mix of green and white in a cool design. It even has some small crystal cavities.  This is an extra nice quality in Ocean Jasper.  An extremely wonderful find!

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Ocean Jasper is a variety of Jasper which contains variable colored orbicules or spherical inclusions.  The material is quite attractive when polished and is used as an ornamental stone or gemstone.  The colors and designs range widely and are dependant on the location of the material.  Similar material can be found in several areas of the United States.

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Ocean Jasper Egg

$30.00

EGG707b  This is a very nice and very pretty Marble egg from China.  This larger egg measures over 4 3/4" tall x 3 1/2" in diameter  weighing nearly 4 pounds and has a good polish.  It has unique colors and patterns found in a nice Marble design.  Very nice!

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Marble is a metamorphic rock consisting of Limestone but composed mostly of Calcite.  It is used extensively for sculpture, building materials and has many decorative uses.  The pure white Marble is probably the most common form known, but the characteristic swirls and veins of many colored Marble varieties are usually due to various mineral impurities such as Clay, Silt, Sand, Iron Oxides or Chert.  This type of Marble will often have small animal like creature fossils throughout the matrix or media.

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Marble Egg

$26.00

EGG701b  This is an amazing Smokey Quartz egg.  It measures 2" tall x  1 1/2" in diameter with a very nice polish.  This egg has amazing smoky color and neat  inclusions.  It is very cool and a true rare beauty!

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Quartz is the second most common mineral in the Earth's continental crust.  It is mainly composed of Silica or Silica based minerals.  Although Quartz is known by a variety of names, the most important distinction between types of Quartz is that of macro-crystalline, individual crystals visible to the unaided eye, and micro-crystalline, where aggregates of crystals are only visible under high magnification.  There are many forms of Quartz including Chalcedony, Amethyst, Citrine, and Carnelian which are results of mineral impurities or heat treatments.

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 Smoky Quartz Egg

$46.00

EGG702b  Here is a very nice Petrified Wood egg from Madagascar.  It measures 3 1/2" tall x nearly 2 1/2" with a nice polish.  This egg has a beautiful color combination of Reds, Cream, Yellow and Browns in a gorgeous design!  It would make a great addition to your collection.  This type of material is known for the occasional internal fractures and flat areas which are common to Petrified Wood.

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Petrified Wood is a type of a fossil as it consists of fossil wood where all the organic materials have been replaced with minerals while retaining the original structure of the wood.  These minerals are most often Silicates such as Quartz.  Other minerals, Manganese, Iron and Copper, in the water or mud during the petrification process give Petrified Wood a variety of color ranges: black - Carbon; green/blue - Copper; red/brown/yellow - Iron.  Petrified Wood can preserve the original structure of the wood in all its detail all the way down to the microscopic level.  Structures such as tree rings and the various tissues are often observed features. 

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Petrified Wood Egg

$200.00

EGG705b   Here's a new find, a pretty Ruby egg from India. This larger egg measures nearly 4" tall x 2 1/4"" and has a nice polish.  It is a lovely egg with a deep ruby  color with lighter and darker shades.  This is a very cool egg of a rare material to add to your collection!

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A Ruby is a variety of the mineral corundum (aluminum oxide). The color comes mainly from the chromium element. The Ruby is considered one of the four precious stones, together with the sapphire, the emerald, and the diamond. Rubies were found for centuries in Burma.  They have also been found in Thailand, Sri Lanka, Madagascar, Vietnam, Nepal and Pakistan. Rubies have been found in the US states of Montana, North and South Carolina.

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Ruby Egg

$45.00

EGG710b  This is a very pretty, beautifully colored Poly Chrome Jasper egg.  This egg measures 3 3/8" tall x 2 1/2" in diameter with a nice polish and is from Madagascar. This egg has a great mix of color found only in the Poly Chrome Jasper as well as an interesting design combination. Very nice!

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Jasper, or spotted stone, is an opaque, impure variety of Quartz that is usually red, yellow or brown in color.  Picture Jaspers simultaneously exhibit several variants such as banding, flow patterns, dendrites or color variations.  This results in what appears to be scenes or images in a cut section of the Jasper.

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    Poly Chrome Jasper Egg

$55.00

EGG713b  Here is a very interesting find!!  This is a very nice Ocean Jasper egg.  This larger egg measures 3 1/2"  tall x  2 1/2" in diameter and has a nice polish.  It has a gorgeous pastel Blue, White and Green colors with some neat sparkly crystal cavities.  This egg makes a good addition to your collection.

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Ocean Jasper is a variety of Jasper which contains variable colored orbicules or spherical inclusions.  The material is quite attractive when polished and is used as an ornamental stone or gemstone.  The colors and designs range widely and are dependant on the location of the material.  Similar material can be found in several areas of the United States.

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Ocean Jasper Egg

$50.00

EGG712c  Here is something different for the egg collector.  This is a very nice, above average quality Picasso Marble egg.  The egg  measures 3 5/8" tall x nearly 2 3/4"  in diameter and has a nice polish.  This one of a kind egg has an interesting color scheme and fascinating design and pattern.  A great starter egg for your collection!

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Marble is a metamorphic rock consisting of Limestone but composed mostly of Calcite.  It is used extensively for sculpture, building materials and has many decorative uses.  The pure white Marble is probably the most common form known, but the characteristic swirls and veins of many colored Marble varieties are usually due to various mineral impurities such as Clay, Silt, Sand, Iron Oxides or Chert.  This type of Marble will often have small animal like creature fossils throughout the matrix or media.

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Picasso Marble Egg

$8.00

EGG714b  Here's something a little different, a Rain Forest Jasper Egg from Australia.  This egg measures 1 7/8" x  1 3/8" and has a very nice polish.  It has lovely different Green colors and a variety of other accents. There are some flat areas and some small areas where the polish did not take which is common for this material and has been reflected in the reduced price. A must have for your egg collection.

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Jasper, or spotted stone, is an opaque, impure variety of Quartz that is usually red, yellow or brown in color.  Some Jaspers simultaneously exhibit several variants such as banding, flow patterns, dendrites or color variations.  This results in what appears to be scenes or images in a cut section of the Jasper.

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 Rain Forest Jasper Egg

$45.00

EGG715c  This is a very pretty Black Skin Agate egg from India.  The egg measures 2 3/4" x 2 1/8" and has a nice shiny polish.  It has unique colors and patterns found only in Black Skin Agates.  This gorgeous egg makes an awesome addition to any egg collection.

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Agates mostly occur as nodules in volcanic rocks or waters containing silica in solution 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.

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 Black Skin Agate Egg

$26.00

EGG704c  Here is something different for the egg collector, an Arizona Marble Egg.  This pretty egg measures nearly 2 1/2" tall x  1 3/4" in diameter. This egg has a great polish and a beautiful  Yellow and Grey with Black accent color in a neat Marble design.

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Marble is a metamorphic rock consisting of Limestone but composed mostly of Calcite.  It is used extensively for sculpture, building materials and has many decorative uses.  The pure white Marble is probably the most common form known, but the characteristic swirls and veins of many colored Marble varieties are usually due to various mineral impurities such as Clay, Silt, Sand, Iron Oxides or Chert.  This type of Marble will often have small animal like creature fossils throughout the matrix or media.

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Arizona Marble Egg

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