Botryoidal Purple Chalcedony (Grape Agate)
This specimen is 2"x 1.25" wide and .5" thick. This specimen is from Sulawesi Barat Province Sulawesi, Indonesia. This is a nice specimen with very little damage.
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Chalcedony is a microcrystalline form of quartz. Most agates and jaspers are Chalcedony. However in the gemstone trade the term Chalcedony is used to describe translucent stones of a singular color. Often blue to blue-gray, grays, purples, oranges and so on. This specimen is also botryoidal. Hense the name grape agate. The picture of this specimen shows a bunch of light dots. The light dots come from little druzy quartz crystals that cover this specimen.