Botryoidal Purple Chalcedony (Grape Agate)
This specimen is 2"x 1.5" wide and 1.5" tall This specimen is from Sulawesi Barat Province Sulawesi, Indonesia. This specimen has some damage but it makes up for the damage with deep purple color.
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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.