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Moss Agate Wings Cabochons

Moss Agate Wings Cabochons


Pair of Moss agate Butterfly Wings. These matching pieces were hand cut from Moss agate rough acquired from a vintage estate. This lapidary rough was likely sourced overseas.


These wings are of matching size, and are ready to be turned into a great unique necklace or jewellery of your inspiration! 

  • Hardness + Care

    Agate has a hardness of 7 and is pretty sturdy, however this is a very unique specimen that deserves a special spot in your home where it can be admired. 

    Agate can be cleaned with or submerged in water with no damage to the crystal.

  • Locality + Mining Process

    See description
  • Crystal Description

    Agate is identical to chalcedony in terms of composition and physical properties. They are both Silicon Dioxide crystals with the mineral composition SiO2. 
    Agate can be characterised as a Silicon Dioxide formation that displays patterned concentric banding and wild varieties of colour. When the patterns inside an agate are all straight lines, the stone is called “Onyx”, or when no patterning is visible it is called “Chalcedony” but both contain the same identical mineral composition as Agate.
    Agate occurs naturally as amygdales (gas bubbles that are filled) rising to the top of basaltic andesite lava flows. Amounts of silica with accompanying minerals (causing variations in colour and transparency) are despoited into the "Bubble" over time, causing layers of alternating colour. "Thunder Eggs" occur as spherulites (crystals grouping around a point) in rhyolitic lava.
    Grade is dependant on the banding, colour, transparency & shape. Agate is often dyed to enhance its colour, however this agates colour is 100% Natural and Untreated.
  • Crystal Profile

    To learn more about Agate including where it is typically mined, its chemical formular and family, visit the Agate Crystal Profile.

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