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

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EGG300c  Here's a new item, a very nice Blue Sodalite egg. It measures approximately 2" x 1 3/8" and has a good polish and Royal Blue color with lighter accents.  Grab this one quick!

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Sodalite is a rich royal blue mineral enjoyed as an ornamental stone. Although massive samples are opaque, Crystals are usually transparent to translucent. It is very similar to Lapis but without the Pyrite Crystals and distinguishable color differences. It makes great jewelry, cabochons an beads.

egg Blue Sodalite Egg

$10.00

EGG301c  Here is a new and interesting find, a pretty Pink Fiber Optic egg. It measures 1 7/8" tall x 1 3/8" and has a nice polish. Take note of the last two photos which shows how the "Fiber Optic" effect works. A nice addition to any collection.

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Fiber optics, which is used in the communication fields for the transmission of signals or transmission of light is man made from glass fibers. This heart is made from this type of material, hence you can actually see through them when looking in the direction in which light or sound would travel and they create a cats eye effect when looking at it from the side or across the direction of the fibers.

egg  Pink Fiber Optic Egg

$6.00

EGG302c  Here's a new item, a really nice smaller Crystal Quartz egg.  It measures 1 1/4" x  1" and has a nice polish. It has good clarity and nice inclusions. Something different for the 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

$28.00

EGG303c  Here is an exceptional Poly Chrome Jasper egg from Madagascar. This egg measures 2 5/8" tall x 2 1/8" in diameter and has a good polish. This pretty egg has an interesting combination of lovely pastel color with bold accents all in an interesting design. The egg is actually darker than appears in the photo. A great addition to any 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.  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.

Polychrome Jasper Egg

 Poly Chrome Jasper Egg

$22.00

EGG305b  Here's a cool new item, a very nice Fluorite egg from China.  This egg has pretty color of various shades of Yellow with other accents and cool inclusions. It measures 2 3/8" x  1 3/4" and has a good polish.  This would make an excellent addition to any collection!

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Fluorite, also known as fluor-spar, is a mineral composed of Calcium Fluoride.  It is a widely occurring mineral and is often found with metallic minerals such as Galena and Sphalerite, but also with Barite, Quartz and Calcite.  It may fluoresce strongly in ultraviolet light.  Although blue is the most common color, it can also be red, purple, green, yellow and white. 

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Fluorite Egg

 

$6.00

EGG306b   Here's something different, a pretty smaller Rose Quartz egg.  This egg measures 1 1/4" x 1" and has a good polish. It has a pretty Rose color and neat inclusions. Very nice!

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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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Rose Quartz Egg

$75.00

EGG307b  This is a very nice larger Malachite egg. This cool egg measures 2 1/2" tall x nearly 2" and has a good polish. This has  beautiful shades of green with a great design. A very unique egg for your collection. Grab this one while you can.

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Malachite is a Copper Carbonate mineral that often forms botryoidal, fibrous or stalagmitic masses.  It is often the result of the weathering of Copper Ores and is commonly found with Azurite, Goethite and Calcite.  It is typically associated with Copper deposits including Limestone which is the source of the Carbonate.  Malachite is found in many regions world wide and is usually shaded green in color.

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Malachite Egg

$45.00

EGG308c  This is a very pretty, beautifully colored, Petrified Wood egg with a very interesting pattern.  This nice sized egg measures just over 3" x 2 1/2" with a nice polish. This gorgeous egg has a beautiful array of Brown, Red and Cream colors and is from Madagascar.  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

$40.00

EGG309c  This is a very pretty Lapis egg.  It measures 2 1/4" x nearly 1 3/4" and has a nice polish.  It is a beautiful egg with an excellent design pattern with various Royal blue colors. This exceptional egg has some Pyrite, and some white areas. Lapis eggs like this don't come around that often get it while you can!  A beautiful egg indeed! 

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Lapis is a rock and not a mineral because it is made up from various other minerals. To be a mineral it would have one constituent only, and Lapis has several including Lazurite, Sodium, Aluminum, Silicon, Oxygen, Sulfur and Chlorine. Most Lapis contains Calcite, Sodalite and Pyrite. The best color is an intense blue that is lightly dusted with small flecks of Pyrite. Lapis takes an excellent polish and has been made into jewelry, carvings, boxes, mosaics and ornamental objects.

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Lapis Egg

$120.00

EGG310b  Here's a new item, a very cool larger Kambaba Jasper egg from Madagascar.  It measures 5 1/2" tall x 4 1/4" in diameter, weighs nearly 5 pounds and has a nice polish. This unusual egg has a pretty Green background with amazing darker Green designs and lighter accents. The egg is actually darker than appears in the photo. A must have for 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.  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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Kambaba Jasper Egg

$35.00

EGG311c  Here is a nice Petrified Wood egg from Madagascar. It measures nearly 2 3/4" x  2" and has a nice polish. This egg has a rich Deep Red, Brown and Tan colors with lighter colored natural striations. A very nice addition to any egg collection.

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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.  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

$45.00

EGG312c This is a very nice and very pretty larger Poly Chrome Jasper egg from Madagascar.  This egg measures 4" tall x  2 3/4" in diameter.  This awesome egg has an interesting combination of wonderful colors in a neat design.  A great addition to any 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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Poly Chrome Jasper Egg

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