Gemstone Spheres made from Agate,
Jasper, Marble and other Gemstones

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SP200c This is a gorgeous colored Fluorite sphere. This sphere measures 2 7/8" in diameter and has a good polish. This sphere has a pretty deep purple color with fabulous inclusions and subtle "rainbow" reflections!  Very pretty!

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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 Sphere

$250.00

SP202b  Here is an amazing rare beauty, a gorgeous Madagascar Agate sphere.  It measures 2 3/4" in diameter and has a nice polish.  The sphere has a small crystal cavity with exceptional banding and  fascinating design. A sphere like this does not come around that often so grab it quick!

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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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 Madagascar Agate Sphere

$20.00

SP203b  Here's a new item, a very nice Crinoid sphere with a good polish. It measures approximately 2 1/4" in diameter.  This sphere has beautiful coloring with lots of visible fossils.  A very cool sphere!

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Crinoids, also known as sea lilies or feather stars, are marine animals that belong to a class of Echinoderms.  They lived in both shallow and deep water.  They are characterized by a mouth on the top surface that is surrounded by feeding arms.  Crinoids usually have a stem used to attach themselves to a substrate, but many live attached only as juveniles and become free-swimming as adults. There are only a few hundred known modern forms, but crinoids were much more numerous both in species and numbers in the past. Some thick Limestone beds dating to the mid- to late-Paleozoic are entirely made up of disarticulated crinoid fragments

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Crinoid Sphere

$18.00

SP204c  Here's a new item, a very pretty Opalite sphere. This sphere measures nearly 2" in diameter with a good polish. This sphere is the color similar to a pearl and would make a great addition to any collection.

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Opalite is a trade name for a man-made precious opal imitation.  It is usually made of glass or resin.  Man-made or not, it is definitely a beautiful "gem stone".

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Opalite Sphere

$70.00

SP205b  Here is an exceptional Poly Chrome Jasper sphere.  This amazing  sphere has pretty colors  in a very interesting pattern. It measures 3 3/4" in diameter with a very nice polish.  It would make a great gift or collectible.

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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  Sphere

$80.00

SP206c  This is a quite pretty Orange Calcite sphere with a nice polish.  The sphere has little areas of Tourmaline with other spots scattered around.  This larger sphere measures 3 7/8" in diameter and the  material is from Mexico.

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Calcite is a Carbonate mineral that is most widely distributed on the Earth's surface.  It is a common constituent of sedimentary rocks with Limestone in particular.  A Calcite formation can take on many different shapes and sizes which is dependent on the location, ground water occurrence and temperature.  Calcite is usually white or colorless but can be gray, red, yellow, green, blue, violet, brown or black.  The deeper the color is usually indicative of the definitive impurities from the earth or water.

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Orange Calcite Sphere

$65.00

SP207c  Here is an exceptional Petrified Wood sphere from Madagascar. This sphere has a unique design with colors and patterns found only in Petrified Wood. It has Dark Brown Reddish colors with various colors highlighted by Black and White. This gorgeous sphere measures 3 1/4" in diameter and has a great polish. There are also cool cavities and crystal areas and would be an awesome addition to any 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 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 Sphere

$24.00

SP208b   Here is a very nice, unique and interesting Mahogany Obsidian sphere.  It measures 2 5/8" in diameter and has a nice polish.  The sphere has deep red color in an interesting design on a black background. The red is much deeper that the camera was able to capture. Beautiful!!

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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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Mahogany Obsidian Sphere

$45.00

SP209b  This is a very nice Green Goldstone sphere. This unique Sphere measures nearly 2 3/8" in diameter and  has a good polish. It has great deep Emerald Green color and fabulous "sparkle" in direct bright light which the camera was not able to capture. It does have a small blemish which does not detract from it's beauty and has been reflected in the reduced price.  A really nice sphere!

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Goldstone is a type of man-made glass with Copper or Copper salts made by a reducing flame.  The most common form of Goldstone give the illusion of being a reddish-brown, although in fact the color comes from the Copper crystals and the glass itself is colorless.  Other variants have an intensely color matrix usually blue or violet, and more rare, green.

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Green Goldstone Sphere

$26.00 SP210c Here is an exceptional Poly Chrome Jasper sphere.  It measures 2 3/8" and has a good polish.  This sphere has beautiful color combinations in an amazing design.  Truly a unique addition 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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Poly Chrome Jasper Sphere

$24.00

SP211c   Here is a nice Ruby Fuchsite sphere. It measures  2 1/4" in diameter with a more of a matte finish. This sphere has lovely fuchsia Ruby set in a pretty Green Fuchsite matrix. This sphere is very unique and has a lot of character. See how the sphere changes under a UV long wave fluorescent light in the photo below. A must have for your sphere collection.

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Fuchsite is a green variety of Muscovite Mica. It differs from most other Muscovite by having a variable amount of trivalent Chromium substituting for Aluminum within the mineral. Chromium is the source of Fuchsite's green color. It sometimes has Ruby Crystals which are completely opaque and unsuitable as gemstones, but are well colored and contrast strikingly against the green matrix of the Fuchsite.

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Ruby Fuchsite Sphere

$55.00

SP212c  Here is a very nice Carnelian Agate sphere.  It measures 2 7/8" in diameter with a nice polish.  This awesome sphere has an interesting design, cool cavities and a mix of rich color!  A very pretty sphere!

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Carnelian is a red or reddish-brown variant of Chalcedony but also may come in the colors of orange and pink.  It is quite common and usually found in translucent pebble form.  It is found in several areas of Europe, Iceland and Madagascar.

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Carnelian Sphere

$45.00

SP213b  Here's a new item, a very  nice Green Zebra Stone sphere. This sphere has great dark and lighter Green contrasting colors. It has a matte finish and measures 3" in diameter. A nice sphere for any price!

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Zebra Stone is only found near Kununurra in the Kimberly Region of Western Australia. This stone consists of a fine grained siliceous argilite (indurate siltstone or claystone) with rythemic patterns of red bands or spots contrasting sharply with a lighter background.

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Green Zebra Stone Sphere

$50.00

SP214c  Here's an amazing Quartz Crystal Sphere. It has fabulous inclusions, great clarity and subtle "rainbow" reflections!  This sphere measures 2" in diameter with a good polish. A sphere like this does not come around that often so grab it quick!

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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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Quartz Crystal Sphere

$70.00 SP216b  Here is something new and different for the sphere collector.  This is a pretty Pyrite sphere from Peru.  This piece measures  2 1/4" diameter  and has an interesting texture, a cool open cavities, lots of "sparkle" and great design.  Very cool!

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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 Sphere

$40.00 SP217b   Here is something new and different for the sphere collector,  an exceptional Chevron Amethyst sphere from South Africa.  This unique sphere measures 2 1/4" and has a good polish. It has a great deep Purple color of the Amethyst contrasted by the White Quartz zigzag lines as well as other neat accents. A sphere like this does not come around that often so grab it quick!

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Chevron Amethyst is a unique blend of Amethyst and White Quartz. The White Quarts usually is seen in a Zigzag pattern.  Amethyst is a purple variety of Quartz often used as an ornament.  Upon exposure to heat, Amethyst generally becomes yellow, which some refer to as Citrine or "burnt" Amethyst.  It occurs in color from a light, slightly pinkish violet to a deep grape purple.  It is widely distributed as an ornamental stone, but fine, clear specimens that are suitable for cutting are used in jewelry.

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Chevron Amethyst Sphere

$100.00 SP218b This is a gorgeous Agate sphere from Uruguay.  It has beautiful shades of white, cream and bluish grey. It measures 3" in diameter.  This unique sphere has a good polish and neat Agate banding. Something different and will make a great gift for the sphere collector.

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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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Agate Sphere

$20.00

SP219c  Here's something a little different, a Rain Forest Jasper Sphere from Australia.  This exceptional sphere measures nearly 2" and has a nice polish.  It has lovely different Green colors and a variety of other accents all in an amazing pattern found in this special stone. This is truly one of a kind sphere and 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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Rainforest Jasper Sphere

$24.00

SP220c  Here's a new item, a very pretty Bubble Free Glass Crystal sphere. This pretty Pink one measures 3" and has a nice polish. Grab this one quick!

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Glass is a hard brittle substance, typically transparent or translucent, made by fusing sand with soda, lime and sometimes other ingredients and cooling rapidly. Libyan desert glass or great sand sea glass is a substance found in areas in the Libyan Desert. Fragments of desert glass can be found over large areas, up to tens of kilometers. The Libyan desert glass has been dated as having formed about 26 million years ago. It was knapped and used to make tools during the Pleistocene. Today's glass is used to make windows, drinking containers and many other articles.

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Bubble Free Glass Crystal Sphere

$24.00 SP221b  Here's a new item, a very pretty Bubble Free Glass Crystal sphere. This pretty Light Blue one measures 3" and has a nice polish. Grab this one quick!

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Glass is a hard brittle substance, typically transparent or translucent, made by fusing sand with soda, lime and sometimes other ingredients and cooling rapidly. Libyan desert glass or great sand sea glass is a substance found in areas in the Libyan Desert. Fragments of desert glass can be found over large areas, up to tens of kilometers. The Libyan desert glass has been dated as having formed about 26 million years ago. It was knapped and used to make tools during the Pleistocene. Today's glass is used to make windows, drinking containers and many other articles.

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Bubble Free Glass Crystal Sphere

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