Collector Eggs made from Agate, Jasper, Marble and other Gemstones

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EGG100b   Here's a new item, a lovely Chiastolite egg.  It measures over 1 1/4" x nearly 1" and has a nice appearance with a good polish. This is a great egg with beautiful iridescent color and neat design! A great addition to any collection!

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Chiastolite is a variety of Andalusite which is a common metamorphic mineral which forms under low pressure and low to high temperatures. Chiastolite contains dark inclusions of  carbon or clay which form a cruciform pattern when shown in a cross-section. The colors resemble a muted from of iridescence. A clear variety was first found in Andalusia, Spain from which it gets it's name Andalusite.

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Chiastolite Egg

$6.00

EGG102b  Here is a very interesting find!!  This is a Lingham Stone. This stone measures 2" tall x 7/8".  These stones have been shaped by a river and hand polished. And yes, these are the stones used in an Indiana Jones movie.

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Shiva Lingams are egg-shaped stones made of cryptocrystalline quartz. They are found in one of the seven holy sites of India - the Narmada River in Onkar Mandhata. Villagers gather the stones from the river and hand polish them. This stone resonates with energies of all the elements - Earth, Fire, Water, Air and Stone. Healers use shiva lingams to treat impotence, infertility, strengthen and balance the whole body.

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Lingham Stone

$55.00

EGG104c   This is a very nice Poly Chrome Jasper egg.  This egg measures over 3 3/4" tall x 2 7/8" and has a nice polish.  It has very pretty mix of deep and pastel colors in a very unique design.  A very beautiful egg!

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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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Poly Chrome Jasper Egg

$12.00

EGG108b  Here is a very pretty, solid White Selenite egg.  It measures approximately 2 1/2" x 2" and has a good polish.  It also has a cool "fiber optic" effect when rotated in the light. This egg has a nice shape and interesting design that is hard to view in the photo. 

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Selenite, also known as Satin Spar, Desert Rose and Gypsum Flower, are the four Crystalline varieties of Gypsum.  It is a very soft material composed of Calcium Sulfate.  Selenite is often transparent and colorless.  If color is present it is often due to impurities or presence of other minerals. 

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Selenite Egg

$22.00

EGG109b  Here's a rare find, a Pinolith egg from Austria.  It  has great contrasting colors of Black, White and Grey in a very cool design.  It has a good polish and measures nearly 1 3/4" x 1 3/8". Grab it quick as it won't last here long!

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Pinolith or Pinolite, referred to as a type of Jasper but is actually a mixture of Dolmite, Magnesite and Graphite.  Pinolith, a rather newer material is rare.  It is only found in one location, a small manganese quarry in Styria, Austria.  Characteristics are wild and very defined White crystal shapes against a black background.  Some even comparing them to M.C. Escher pencil drawings.  Pinolith has a soft and subtle chatoyant quality.  It has a Mohs hardness of 4 (harder than Calcite but softer than Obsidian.)

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Pinolith Egg

$70.00

EGG101b This is a very pretty  larger Petrified Wood egg with lots of character from Madagascar.  This egg measures 4 3/8" tall x 3 1/4" with a nice polish.  This egg has a nice array of  Browns with Beige, Red and various other accents all in a very unique and interesting design. There is a lovely open cavity with it's sparkly crystals that gives it that extra touch of class! This is something different for the egg collector.

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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 gives 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.  Although Petrified Wood can be found worldwide, it is rather rare in larger quantities and at times can be difficult to obtain by the average collector.

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Petrified Wood Egg

$85.00

EGG106b  Here is an amazing Pyrite egg from Peru.  It measures 3 1/8" tall x  2 1/8" in diameter and has a nice hand polish.  This very cool egg has some open areas with neat Pyrite design and lots of sparkle.  Grab this truly one of a kind egg quick!

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Pyrite, or Iron Pyrite, is an Iron sulfide with isometric Crystals that usually appear as cubes.  It is brittle and can break or powder easily.  Its metallic luster and brass yellow hue have earned it the nickname of "fool's gold" due to many miners mistaken it for the real thing.  Ironically, small quantities of actual gold are sometimes found in Pyrite.  It is the most common of the sulfide minerals and is usually found with other sulfides or oxides in Quartz veins, sedimentary or metamorphic rocks. 

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Pyrite Egg

$50.00

EGG107b This is a very nice larger Septarian egg from Madagascar.  It measures nearly 4 1/4" tall x 2 7/8" in diameter and has a good polish.   It is a pretty egg with nice Yellow Calcite crystal and plenty of Brown Aragonite. A great collectors piece!

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Septarian, also know as a type of Concretion, is a volume of sedimentary rock in which a mineral cement fills the porosity.  Concretions are often ovoid or spherical in shape.  They form within layers of sedimentary strata that has already been deposited.  It is composed of a Carbonate mineral such as Calcite, a Silica such as Chert, Flint or Jasper or an Iron Oxide such as Goethite or Hematite.  It is commonly found in Shale, Siltstones and Sandstones.

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Septarian Egg

$12.00

EGG110c   This is a beautiful Snakeskin Jasper egg.  It measures  1 7/8" tall x nearly 1 3/8" in diameter and has a nice polish.  It is a lovely egg with great contrasting colors of various shades of light and dark Reds with hints of Grey and Black in a very neat design.   A very nice egg to add to your 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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Snakeskin Jasper Egg

$60.00

EGG111b Here's a gorgeous small Ocean Jasper egg from Madagascar. This colorful egg measures 2 1/8" tall x  1 5/8" and has a nice polish. This egg not only has great contrasting colors of Green, Beige and White but some cool crystal cavities and lots of "eyes".  This unique egg has what looks like a face on the front and would make a great addition to any 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

$6.00

EGG112c  This is a very nice Peach Selenite egg. This egg measures nearly 3" tall x 2 1/8".  It has a nice polish which reveals the nice color and design of this unique egg!  A great addition to any collection!

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Selenite, also known as Satin Spar, Desert Rose and Gypsum Flower, are the four Crystalline varieties of Gypsum.  It is a very soft material composed of Calcium Sulfate.  Selenite is often transparent and colorless.  If color is present it is often due to impurities or presence of other minerals. 

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Peach Selenite Egg

$15.00

EGG113b  Here's a cool new item, a very nice Rhyolite egg from Arizona. This egg has a a natural, unpolished exterior and measures over 2 1/4" x 1 3/4".  This would make an excellent addition to any collection!

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Rhyolite is an igneous, volcanic rock that is composed of Felsic, or Silicate minerals such as Silica, Aluminum, Sodium and Potassium.  The material is similar to that of Granite, Pumice and Obsidian but due to the cooling process when formed, Rhyolite did not form any crystals, thus changing the texture of the material.

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Rhyolite Egg

$25.00

EGG114b  Here's a cool new item, a Spider Web Obsidian egg from Mexico. This egg has great Black Obsidian with lighter Grey accents.  It measures approximately over 1 1/4" x 1 3/4" and has a good polish. This would make an excellent addition to any collection!

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Obsidian is a type of naturally-occurring glass formed as an extrusive igneous rock.  It is produced when felsic lava erupted from a volcano, cools rapidly through the glass transition temperature and freezes without sufficient time for Crystal growth.  Because of the lack of Crystal structure, Obsidian blade edges can reach almost molecular thinness, leading to its ancient use of projectile points (arrow heads), and its modern use as surgical scalpel blades.

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Spider Web Obsidian Egg

$40.00

EGG105b   Here is something different for the egg collector.  This is a very nice, above average quality larger Marble egg from China.  This egg measures nearly 5" x over 3 3/4", weighs over 4 pounds and has a nice polish.  This beautiful, one of a kind egg has an interesting color scheme and fascinating design and pattern.  A gorgeous 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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Marble Egg

$85.00

EGG103b  This is a gorgeous Petrified Wood egg with lots of character from Madagascar. This egg measures nearly 4" tall x 3" with a nice polish.  This egg has a nice array of  various Browns with  Cream and Red all in a very unique and interesting design.  There are also some neat crystal areas and cavities. The egg is actually darker than appears in the photo. This is something different for the egg collector.

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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 gives 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.  Although Petrified Wood can be found worldwide, it is rather rare in larger quantities and at times can be difficult to obtain by the average collector.

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Petrified Wood Egg

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