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What is agate?

Agate (pronounced /ˈæɡət/) is a microcrystalline variety of quartz (silica), chiefly chalcedony, characterised by its fineness of grain and brightness of color. . (MORE)
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Where can you find agates?

Agates, having many different types, can be found in many kinds ofrock. They are, however, classified as a volcanic rock and are mostcommon in metamorphic geological sites.
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Where can agates be found?

Botswana.Because theres an agate called botswana agate and also they can be from Wyoing, madagascar,under the sea. ANSWER: There are many beautiful agates to be found in Lak (MORE)
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When do you get to Agate Village?

In Pokémon Colosseum you can get to Agate Village after defeating Miror B. in Pyrite Cave and then talk to the lady outside the Fortune Shop and the Agate Village will be u (MORE)
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Where can you find an agate?

Everywhere in this world, but there are places where they are more common, like the riverbanks of rivers. If you don't feel like going places, just go to a loal rock shop and (MORE)
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Who discovered agate?

Agate was apparently named by a Greek philosopher and naturalist, named Theophrastus. As to who discovered this micro-crystalline variety of SiO2, who knows.
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How does agate form?

Agates are formed in gas cavities in volcanic rock, as well as in cracks and holes in metamorphic and sedimentary rocks. Solutions high in silica content filled these cavities (MORE)

What is a moss agate?

Moss Agate is gemstone that is a multi-shade of green and resembles moss or trees from a distance. It is sometimes found with bands of brown agate and when this occurs it is c (MORE)