White Plume Agate Stone Polished Slab Rock
This lovely polished slab of Stinking Water White Plume Agate is 7.5 inches by 4.75 inches and 6 mm or .25 inch thick. It could be recut.
Stinking Water Plume aka White Plume Agate is found near the Stinking Water creek, in eastern Oregon. This area, east of Burns, is quite famous for great rockhounding. It has white to yellowish plumes in a milky white nearly transparent agate.
This slab is polished on one side, left natural rough around the edges. It has several natural small surface pits and fracture lines. It is translucent in the middle with white plumes.
Agate is a member of the chalcedony family, or a microcrystalline quartz, and it has a hardness of about 7 on the Moh's scale. The name is derived from its occurrence at the Achates River in southwestern Sicily. Plume Agate gets its name from the beautiful plume like shaped inclusions.
Metaphysical properties: In general Agate cabochons are said to be stabilizing and strengthening. They improve memory and increase energy.
U.S. Shipping terms: Cabochons, rough rock poundage and all orders over $50 are shipped for FREE in the U.S. On all others I offer First Class or Priority Mail and charge actual USPS shipping. Overnight shipping might be available but you need to call me to request it.
International Shipping terms: We offer Priority Mail or First Class (up to 4 pounds) which is the cheapest but is NOT tracked and can take 2-8 weeks for delivery. Customs, duties, taxes, etc. are the responsibility of the buyer.
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Please note: Items are One of A Kind, due to the natural stone material there may be some small natural flaws. Major flaws will be listed. You will always receive the item pictured unless otherwise noted! Any questions??-please contact me.