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Apache Tears
Apache tearsApache tears
The stones that you receive will be similar in shape and color to the stone pictured above. They are about 5/8" to 1" in maximum diameter. There are approximately 75 to 110 stones per pound.

5 Stones
for $3.99
1/4 pound
for $10.99
1/2 pound
for $16.99
1 pound
for $29.99

Apache Tears Properties

What are Apache Tears?Apache Tears are round nodules of an igneous rock known as "obsidian" that can be polished to a beautiful jet-black luster. If you hold them up to the light, you can see that they are a translucent to sometimes transparent "glass" created in nature by a volcanic eruption.
ColorBlack!
Clarity Translucent to transparent.
UsesWe think that Apache Tears make great pendants, add a gemmy appearance to a potted plant or planter, and are a great stone to dangle in front of a sunny window.
Weight About 75 to 110 stones per pound.
Other InformationThe name "Apache Tears" is from a Native American legend of Arizona. During a battle between Apaches and the US Cavalry in 1870, the outnumbered Apaches, facing defeat, rode their horses over a cliff rather than allow themselves to be killed by their enemy. Their families cried when they received the sad news and their tears turned to stone as they hit the ground. We know of people who enjoy giving these stones to others and sharing the story of Apache Tears.
LocalityArizona, USA.
TreatmentsNone known.

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Apricot Agate
apricot agateapricot agate
The stones that you receive will be similar in shape and color to the stone pictured above. They are about 5/8" to 1" in maximum diameter. There are approximately 75 to 110 stones per pound.

5 Stones
for $3.99
1/4 pound
for $8.99
1/2 pound
for $13.99
1 pound
for $23.99

Apricot Agate Properties

What is Apricot Agate?Apricot Agate is a name used for a pale pink to pale orange to pale yellow agate in colors that remind some people of apricot fruits. It is often banded with a white to cream-colored agate.
ColorA blend of white, yellow, peach and orange.
Clarity Translucent.
UsesA colorful stone with character that works great in gemstone, craft and jewelry projects.
Weight About 75 to 110 stones per pound.
Other InformationApricot agate forms as small nodules, usually in igneous rocks. They are almost always banded and frequently have a crystalline center. The stones we sell here are small nodules and nodule fragments that have been tumbled to a round, smooth finish.
LocalityBotswana (a country in southern Africa).
TreatmentsNone known.

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Banded Amethyst
banded amethystbanded amethyst
The stones that you receive will be similar in shape and color to the stone pictured above. They are about 5/8" to 1" in maximum diameter. There are approximately 75 to 110 stones per pound.

5 Stones
for $3.99
1/4 pound
for $8.99
1/2 pound
for $12.99
1 pound
for $21.99

Banded Amethyst Properties

What is Banded Amethyst?Amethyst is a purple variety of crystalline quartz. It is one of the world's most popular gemstones and has been used for thousands of years. This amethyst is tumbled from crystals that had zones of white quartz alternating with purple amethyst. That is the cause of the banded pattern.
ColorLight to deep purple amethyst with white quartz bands.
Clarity Transparent to translucent.
UsesBanded amethyst makes especially nice pendants. It is also popular in a wide range of gemstone, jewelry, craft and decorative projects.
Weight About 75 to 110 stones per pound.
Other InformationAmethyst is a February birthstone, the 17th anniversary gemstone, and the Pisces zodiac gemstone. Trivia: Amethyst is one of the precious stones referred to in the Bible.
LocalityNamibia (a country on the west coast of Africa).
TreatmentsNone known.

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Banded Carnelian
banded carnelianbanded carnelian
The stones that you receive will be similar in shape and color to the stone pictured above. They are about 5/8" to 1" in maximum diameter. There are approximately 75 to 110 stones per pound.

5 Stones
for $3.99
1/4 pound
for $8.99
1/2 pound
for $13.99
1 pound
for $23.99

Banded Carnelian Properties

What is Banded Carnelian?Banded carnelian is an orange agate with white bands and patterns. It usually forms as nodules in igneous rocks. These nodules and partial nodules are tumbled smooth and polished to produce these pretty gemstones.
ColorOrange to red with white bands and patterns.
Clarity Translucent.
UsesBanded carnelian works great in a number of gemstone, craft, jewelry and decorative projects. It is a favorite accent for potted plants.
Weight About 75 to 110 stones per pound.
Other InformationAgate is a microcrystalline form of quartz. Trivia: Carnelian is one of the precious stones referred to in the Bible.
LocalityBotswana (a country in southern Africa).
TreatmentsNone known.

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Black Chalcedony
black chalcedonyblack chalcedony
The stones that you receive will be similar in shape and color to the stone pictured above. They are about 5/8" to 1" in maximum diameter. There are approximately 75 to 110 stones per pound.

5 Stones
for $4.99
1/4 pound
for $9.99
1/2 pound
for $14.99
1 pound
for $25.99

Black Chalcedony Properties

What is Black Chalcedony?Black Chalcedony is a form of microcrystalline quartz with a jet-black color. It polishes to a very high luster.
ColorJet black with a bright luster.
Clarity In many specimens the black color is so deep that the material borders between translucent and opaque.
UsesThe darkness of the material and its opacity are part of what makes black chalcedony appealing. It is especially popular in men's jewelry.
Weight About 75 to 110 stones per pound.
Other InformationIn black chalcedony, the black color and lack of banding are what give it its name and distinguish it from other types of chalcedony. It is much less translucent than most obsidian. Trivia: Chalcedony is one of the precious stones referred to in the Bible.
LocalityThe black chalcedony that we sell is from a variety of localities.
Treatments We do not believe that this material has been treated. However, some black chalcedony is produced by soaking gray or wite agate in a sugar water solution and heating it in a furnace until the sugar carbonizes in the pores of the agate and produces the black color.

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Bloodstone
bloodstonebloodstone
The stones that you receive will be similar in shape and color to the stone pictured above. They are about 3/8" to 7/8" in maximum diameter. There are approximately 90 to 130 stones per pound. Each stone that we ship will have visible "blood".

5 Stones
for $4.99

Bloodstone Properties

What is Bloodstone?Bloodstone is a dark green jasper with red markings that look like "blood splatter". It has been a popular gem material for over 2000 years. In many historical writings it is referred to as "heliotrope".
ColorDark green with red "blood splatter".
Clarity Opaque.
UsesBloodstone is a popular gem for mens jewelry. Bloodstone rings, tie tacks and cufflinks are its most common jewelry uses. Much bloodstone is also cut into beads of various shapes. It is one of the rare opaque gems that is occasionally faceted.
Weight About 90 to 130 stones per pound.
Other InformationBloodstone has a hardness of approximately 7 on the Mohs hardness scale. It is a durable stone that stands up well in the abusive use of men's rings and cuff links.
LocalityIndia.
TreatmentsNone known.

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Blue Beryl
Blue berylBlue beryl
The stones that you receive will be similar in shape and color to the stone pictured above. They are about 5/8" to 1" in maximum diameter. There are approximately 75 to 110 stones per pound.

5 Stones
for $6.99
1/4 pound
for $21.99
1/2 pound
for $36.99
1 pound
for $69.99

Blue Beryl Properties

What is Blue Beryl?Beryl is a silicate mineral that contains small amounts of beryllium. It occurs in a variety of colors, and gem-quality beryl is named according to its color. When bright green it is known as "emerald," blue is known as "aquamarine," yellow and yellowish green are known as "heliodor," pink is known as "morganite."
ColorLight to medium blue.
Clarity Translucent to semitranslucent to opaque.
UsesBlue Beryl is great for a variety of gemstone, craft, jewelry and decorative projects. There are very few light blue gemstones.
Weight About 75 to 110 stones per pound.
Other InformationWe have seen semitranslucent to opaque stones like these sold as "aquamarine" in mall jewelry stores, but we think that "blue beryl" is a more appropriate name.
LocalityAngola
TreatmentsNone known.

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Blue Lace Agate
Blue lace agateBlue lace agate
The stones that you receive will be similar in shape and color to the stone pictured above. They are about 5/8" to 1" in maximum diameter. There are approximately 75 to 110 stones per pound.

5 Stones
for $4.99
1/4 pound
for $12.99
1/2 pound
for $19.99
1 pound
for $36.99

Blue Lace Agate Properties

What is Blue Lace Agate?Blue Lace Agate is a beautiful pale blue chalcedony with thin, delicate bands. The bands have complex curves and patterns that resemble a lace-embroidered fabric - thus the name "Blue Lace."
ColorTranslucent blue and white bands, separated by bands of transparent agate.
Clarity Alternating bands of transparent and translucent agate.
UsesBlue Lace Agate is a popular jewelry stone. A nice tapered piece would make a stunning pendant to wear over a dark blouse or dress.
Weight About 75 to 110 stones per pound.
Other InformationBlue Lace is a "seam agate" that forms in the fractures of a dolomite. Large pieces of rough are rare because the seams are rarely more than two inches in width.
Locality Found in a few African countries. The main and classic source is Namibia, but also from Kenya and South Africa.
TreatmentsNone known.

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Blue Tiger's Eye
Blue tiger eyeBlue tiger eye
The stones that you receive will be similar in shape and color to the stone pictured above. They are about 5/8" to 1" in maximum diameter. There are approximately 75 to 110 stones per pound.

5 Stones
for $2.99
1/4 pound
for $7.99
1/2 pound
for $11.99
1 pound
for $19.99

Blue Tiger's Eye Properties

What is Blue Tiger's EyeBlue Tiger's Eye is a gemstone material that forms when quartz replaces crocidolite. When it is polished, an "eye" can often be seen on curved surfaces of the stone as light reflects from the parallel fibrous structure of the stone.
ColorUsually a very dark blue to nearly black.
Clarity Translucent to opaque.
UsesBlue tiger's eye is mainly used to make tumbled stones or cut into cabochons. The best are used in jewelry and the rest are used in craft projects.
WeightAbout 75 to 110 stones per pound.
Other InformationBlue Tiger's Eye is sometimes referred to as "Hawk's Eye."
LocalitySouth Africa
TreatmentsNone known.

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Botswana Agate
Botswana agateBotswana agate
The stones that you receive will be similar in shape and color to the stone pictured above. They are about 5/8" to 1" in maximum diameter. There are approximately 75 to 110 stones per pound.

5 Stones
for $3.99
1/4 pound
for $8.99
1/2 pound
for $13.99
1 pound
for $23.99

Botswana Agate Properties

What is Botswana Agate?Botswana is a country in southern Africa that is famous for banded agate. The name "Botswana Agate" is often used for gray, brown, white and sometimes orange to pinkish nodular chalcedony from that country. It can have beautiful fortification banding and sometimes displays "eyes." It usually accepts a very high polish.
ColorBrown, gray, cream, white, reddish
Clarity Translucent to transparent.
UsesInteresting pieces look great in potted plants. Tapered pieces make great pendants. Rare pieces with an "eye" are thought to be extra special.
Weight About 75 to 110 stones per pound.
Other InformationBotswana Agate forms as nodules in basalt flows. They weather out and can be collected from soils and stream beds near the flow.
LocalityBotswana, of course!
TreatmentsNone known.

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Brecciated Jasper
Brecciated JasperBrecciated Jasper
The stones that you receive will be similar in shape and color to the stone pictured above. They are about 5/8" to 1" in maximum diameter. There are approximately 75 to 110 stones per pound.

5 Stones
for $2.99
1/4 pound
for $7.99
1/2 pound
for $11.99
1 pound
for $19.99

Breccidated Jasper Properties

What is Brecciated JasperThe word "breccia" means "rock fragments." Brecciated Jasper is a chalcedony that often forms in a fracture or fault plane. When fault movement occurs the jasper is broken. Then, at a later time, mineral-rich waters flow into the fracture and deposit more chalcedony that re-cements the jasper.
ColorA red jasper that is re-cemented with translucent gray to black agate.
Clarity Translucent to opaque.
UsesThis bright red jasper is a great ground cover in potted plants. Interesting pieces make beautiful pendants or keychains.
Weight About 75 to 110 stones per pound.
Other InformationThis material is a great visual example of how the Earth can heal itself. Jasper is one of the precious stones referred to in the Bible.
LocalitySouth Africa
Treatments None known.

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Carnelian Agate
Carnelian AgateCarnelian Agate
The stones that you receive will be similar in shape and color to the stone pictured above. They are about 5/8" to 1" in maximum diameter. There are approximately 75 to 110 stones per pound.

5 Stones
for $4.99
1/4 pound
for $9.99
1/2 pound
for $15.99
1 pound
for $28.99

Carnelian Agate Properties

What is Carnelian Agate?Carnelian Agate is the name given to a translucent variety of chalcedony that is orange, red or reddish brown in color. It is an exceptionally popular gemstone and has been used for jewelry and adornments for thousands of years.
ColorOrange, red or reddish brown.
Clarity Translucent.
UsesThe gemmy color of this material attracts attention and makes it a favorite stone in gemstone, craft, jewelry and decorative projects. The great color makes an attractive pendant. Great as an accent stone in displays.
Weight About 75 to 110 stones per pound.
Other InformationTrivia: Carnelian is one of the precious stones referred to in the Bible.
LocalityBotswana, a country in southern Africa.
Treatments None known for this material. However, some carnelian has been heated to improve its color.

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Chrysocolla in Quartz
Chrysocolla in QuartzChrysocolla in Quartz
The stones that you receive will be similar in shape and color to the stone pictured above. They are about 5/8" to 1" in maximum diameter. There are approximately 75 to 110 stones per pound.

5 Stones
for $5.99
1/4 pound
for $15.99
1/2 pound
for $26.99
1 pound
for $49.99

Chrysocolla in Quartz Properties

What is Chrysocolla in QuartzChrysocolla is a vivid blue to blue-green copper mineral that often occurs as inclusions and veins through quartz or chalcedony.
ColorA blend of blue to blue-green to green chrysocolla in white to clear quartz.
Clarity Translucent to opaque.
UsesSuitable for a variety of gemstone, jewelry, craft and decorative projects.
Weight About 75 to 110 stones per pound.
Other InformationChrysocolla in Quartz can be a beautiful material. Polished specimens frequently display colorful patterns of blue-green veins, swirls and bands of chrysocolla through transparent to milky quartz.

Chrysocolla itself is not well suited as a gemstone, as it is often brittle and has a hardness of only 2 to 4 on the Mohs scale. However, when combined with quartz or chalcedony, the resulting rock can be hard enough and durable enough for use as a gemstone.
LocalityNamibia.
TreatmentsNone known.

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Citrine Quartz
Citrine QuartzCitrine Quartz
The stones that you receive will be similar in shape and color to the stone pictured above. They are about 5/8" to 1" in maximum diameter. There are approximately 75 to 110 stones per pound.

5 Stones
for $5.99
1/4 pound
for $14.99
1/2 pound
for $23.99
1 pound
for $43.99

Citrine Quartz Properties

What is Citrine?Citrine is the name used for quartz with a yellow to golden color. The name is derived from the word "citrus."
ColorThis citrine is a yellow to golden color with some milky white areas.
Clarity Transparent to translucent.
UsesThis citrine is suitable for a variety of gemstone, craft, jewelry and decorative projects. We think that it makes a nice vase filler.
Weight About 75 to 110 stones per pound.
Other InformationCitrine Quartz is designated as a November birthstone and is also a traditional gift on a 13-year anniversary.
LocalityBrazil.
Treatments None known for this material. However, some citrine quartz is produced by heating amethyst. This heating can be natural or done by people.

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Citron "Magnesite" (also known as "Citron Chrysoprase")
Citron magnesite chrysopraseCitron magnesite chrysoprase
The stones that you receive will be similar in shape and color to the stone pictured above. They are about 5/8" to 1" in maximum diameter. There are approximately 75 to 110 stones per pound.

5 Stones
for $5.99
1/4 pound
for $13.99
1/2 pound
for $22.99
1 pound
for $37.99

Citron "Magnesite" Properties

What is Citron "Magnesite"?This material is usually referred to as "citron chrysoprase" or "lemon chrysoprase" (or a translation thereof) in all parts of the world. That name is usually inappropriate. It is usually an admixture of magnesite and chrysoprase, with magnesite as the more abundant consitituent. The green color is caused by traces of nickel liberated by the weathering of nearby nickel-rich rocks or ore bodies. The names "lemon" and "citron" were inspired by the color of this material being similar to those citrus fruits. Sometimes small streaks of green chrysoprase can be seen in the stone.
ColorBright yellow-green.
Clarity Translucent to opaque.
UsesMakes wonderful pendants and keychains. Also great as a vase filler and as a ground cover in potted plants. Works well in most gemstone, jewelry, craft or decor projects.
Weight About 75 to 110 stones per pound.
Other Information This material has been expertly polished, but the color makes it appear to have a matte finish - which we think adds to its appeal.
LocalityAustralia.
TreatmentsNone known.

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Colored Moonstone
Colored MoonstoneColored Moonstone
The stones that you receive will be similar in shape and color to the stone pictured above. They are about 5/8" to 1" in maximum diameter. There are approximately 75 to 110 stones per pound.

5 Stones
for $4.99
1/4 pound
for $9.99
1/2 pound
for $15.99
1 pound
for $28.99

Colored Moonstone Properties

What is Colored Moonstone?Moonstone is a gemstone of the feldspar mineral family. It is a mixture of orthoclase and albite. Light entering the stone can produce a glow known as "adularescence." This glow seems to float just under the surface of the stone and reminds some people of the glow of a full moon - this is how the name "moonstone" originated.
ColorA wide range of colors that include white, gray, beige, tan, pink, and peach.
Clarity Translucent.
UsesNice pieces make great pendants. A beautiful vase filler. Attractive as ground cover in potted plants. Great in decor, craft and jewelry projects of all kinds.
Weight About 75 to 110 stones per pound.
Other InformationFeldspar minerals cleave in two directions at right angles. Because of that, tumbled moonstone usually has a "blocky" shape.
LocalityIndia.
TreatmentsNone known.

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Crazy Lace Agate
Crazy Lace AgateCrazy Lace Agate
The stones that you receive will be similar in shape and color to the stone pictured above. They are about 5/8" to 1" in maximum diameter. There are approximately 75 to 110 stones per pound.

5 Stones
for $4.99
1/4 pound
for $10.99
1/2 pound
for $16.99
1 pound
for $29.99

Crazy Lace Agate Properties

What is Crazy Lace Agate?Crazy Lace Agate is a white to gray botryoidal agate with colorful stains that are usually yellow, orange, red and brown in color and probably caused by iron. When used to produce cabochons, beads, tumbled stones and other lapidary products, their polished surfaces usually exhibit a lace-like pattern of curves and eyes.
ColorA white to gray body color with yellow, orange, red and brown stains.
Clarity Translucent to opaque.
UsesCrazy Lace is a popular agate for producing cabochons, beads and tumbled stones.
Weight About 75 to 110 stones per pound.
Other InformationSometimes contains vugs which can be coated with a quartz crystal druse. These are often incorporated into the design of a cabochon to give the gem a glittering focal point.
LocalityMexico has long been a source of Crazy Lace Agate.
Treatments None known for this material. However, crazy lace agate is sometimes dyed to produce a very colorful stone.

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Crystal Quartz
Crystal QuartzCrystal Quartz
The stones that you receive will be similar in shape and color to the stone pictured above. They are about 5/8" to 1" in maximum diameter. There are approximately 75 to 110 stones per pound.

5 Stones
for $5.99
1/4 pound
for $13.99
1/2 pound
for $22.99
1 pound
for $37.99

Crystal Quartz Properties

What is Crystal Quartz?"Crystal quartz," "rock crystal," and "clear quartz" are all names used for transparent quartz. Although you would think that it would be hard for a colorless material to have beauty, you will find that attractive appearance here.
ColorColorless.
Clarity Absolutely transparent.
UsesLots of people use it as accents in jewelry displays. Makes a great vase filler.
Weight About 75 to 110 stones per pound.
Other InformationTrivia: "Crystal" is one of the precious stones referred to in the Bible - that reference was most likely to crystalline quartz.
LocalityMadagascar.
TreatmentsNone known.

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Dumortierite
DumortieriteDumortierite
The stones that you receive will be similar in shape and color to the stone pictured above. They are about 5/8" to 1" in maximum diameter. There are approximately 50 to 90 stones per pound.

5 Stones
for $4.99
1/4 pound
for $9.99
1/2 pound
for $15.99
1 pound
for $28.99

Dumortierite Properties

What is Dumortierite?Dumortierite is a rare aluminum borate silicate mineral that is found in metamorphic rocks. It is hard and durable - much like jade has those properties.
ColorBlue, violet blue, greenish blue to gray.
Clarity Translucent to opaque.
UsesGreat for keychains, ground cover in potted plants, vase filler and craft projects.
WeightDumortierite has a density that is slightly higher than most other stones. About 50 to 90 stones per pound.
Other InformationOften forms as tiny inclusions in quartz. When they are abundant enough, the quartz can have a distinctly blue color. Dumortierite is used in industry to make the porcelain parts of spark plugs.
LocalityMozambique.
TreatmentsNone known.

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Fluorite
FluoriteFluorite
The stones that you receive will be similar in shape and color to the stone pictured above. They are about 5/8" to 1" in maximum diameter. There are approximately 60 to 90 stones per pound.

5 Stones
for $5.99
1/4 pound
for $15.99
1/2 pound
for $25.99
1 pound
for $48.99

Fluorite Properties

What is Fluorite?Fluorite is a mineral composed of calcium and fluorine. It occurs in a variety of beautiful colors that inspire people to use it as a gemstone or in making ornamental objects.
ColorFluorite ranges from clear to yellow to green to blue to purple in saturations that are so light that the stones are as transparent as crystal to so dark that the stones are barely translucent. People are delighted by this range of color and diaphaneity, and that is what makes fluorite a desirable gemstone material. Some stones are a solid color, while others are banded with two or more colors present in a single stone.
Clarity Transparent, translucent and almost opaque.
UsesA beautiful material for craft and decor projects. Works great as a vase filler.
Weight Fluorite has a density that is slightly higher than most other stones. About 60 to 90 stones per pound.
Other InformationFluorite is a soft stone with cleavage. Thus it should not be placed in uses where it will be subject to abrasion or impact.
LocalityChina.
TreatmentsNone known.

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Gold Tiger's Eye
Gold Tiger's EyeGold Tiger's Eye
The stones that you receive will be similar in shape and color to the stone pictured above. They are about 5/8" to 1" in maximum diameter. There are approximately 75 to 110 stones per pound.

5 Stones
for $2.99
1/4 pound
for $7.99
1/2 pound
for $11.99
1 pound
for $19.99

Gold Tiger's Eye Properties

What is Gold Tiger's Eye?Tiger's Eye receives its name from the way that light interacts with the stone. When moved in the light, the stone exhibits a line of light that moves across the surface of the stone. The line of light reminds people of the line-shaped pupil in the eye of a tiger - thus the name.
ColorHoney brown to dark brown to golden brown
Clarity Translucent to opaque.
UsesGold Tiger's Eye is a popular stone. It is used as a decor item, to make keychains and pendants, and the stone is a favorite for jewelry making and crafts.
Weight About 75 to 110 stones per pound.
Other InformationThe "eye" produced when light is reflected from Tiger's Eye is a phenomenon known as "chatoyancy." In most specimens of Tiger's Eye, the fiber-shaped structures are curved or bent. This can cause the eye to bend or change orientation when the stone is played in the light. In some specimens the fiber-shaped structures are divided into multiple bands. This produces multiple lines of light, or "eyes", when the stone is played in the light.
LocalitySouth Africa.
TreatmentsNone known.

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Green Aventurine
Green AventurineGreen Aventurine
The stones that you receive will be similar in shape and color to the stone pictured above. They are about 5/8" to 1" in maximum diameter. There are approximately 75 to 110 stones per pound.

5 Stones
for $3.99
1/4 pound
for $8.99
1/2 pound
for $12.99
1 pound
for $21.99

Green Aventurine Properties

What is Green Aventurine?Aventurine, sometimes called "aventurine quartz," is a variety of translucent quartz that exhibits a "glittery" appearance when it is moved under a light or when the angle of observation changes. When light penetrates the stone, some of it encounters tiny mineral crystals which reflect the light and make the stone sparkle.

In green aventurine the tiny crystals are usually a mineral known as fuchsite, a green mica that is highly reflective. The fuchsite crystals give green aventurine both its color and its glittery appearance - known as "aventurescence."
ColorGreen, sometimes variegated to make the stone appear slightly banded.
Clarity Translucent.
UsesThis is nice gemmy aventurine that makes wonderful pendants and keychains. Makes a great vase filler or a scatter of stones in a centerpiece or display.
Weight About 75 to 110 stones per pound.
Other InformationThe name "aventurine" is from the glass industry. In the early 1700's glass artists in Italy were producing glass with a metallic glitter known as "aventurine glass." This glass is what inspired the use of the name "aventurine" for a gemstone. Some people always use the name "aventurine quartz" to avoid any confusion in communication.
LocalityZimbabwe.
TreatmentsNone known.

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Dark Green Aventurine
Dark green aventurineDark green aventurine
The stones that you receive will be similar in shape and color to the stone pictured above. They are about 5/8" to 1" in maximum diameter. There are approximately 75 to 110 stones per pound.

5 Stones
for $3.99

Dark Green Aventurine Properties

What is Dark Green Aventurine?Aventurine, sometimes called "aventurine quartz," is a variety of translucent quartz that exhibits a "glittery" appearance when it is moved under a light or when the angle of observation changes. When light penetrates the stone, some of it encounters tiny mineral crystals which reflect the light and make the stone sparkle.

In green aventurine the tiny crystals are usually a mineral known as fuchsite, a green mica that is highly reflective. The fuchsite crystals give green aventurine both its color and its glittery appearance - known as "aventurescence."
ColorGreen, sometimes variegated to make the stone appear slightly banded.
Clarity Translucent.
UsesThis is nice gemmy aventurine that makes wonderful pendants and keychains. Makes a great vase filler or a scatter of stones in a centerpiece or display.
Weight About 75 to 110 stones per pound.
Other InformationThe name "aventurine" is from the glass industry. In the early 1700's glass artists in Italy were producing glass with a metallic glitter known as "aventurine glass." This glass is what inspired the use of the name "aventurine" for a gemstone. Some people always use the name "aventurine quartz" to avoid any confusion in communication.
LocalityZimbabwe.
TreatmentsNone known.

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Green Moss Agate
Green Moss AgateGreen Moss Agate
The stones that you receive will be similar in shape and color to the stone pictured above. They are about 5/8" to 1" in maximum diameter. There are approximately 75 to 110 stones per pound.

5 Stones
for $2.99
1/4 pound
for $7.99
1/2 pound
for $11.99
1 pound
for $19.99

Green Moss Agate Properties

What is Moss Agate?Moss Agate is a transparent to translucent agate that contains inclusions shaped like trees, ferns, leaves, moss or other vegetation. These inclusions are generally mineral material such as iron oxide or manganese oxide.
ColorDark green, with some white to gray quartz or chalcedony.
Clarity Translucent.
UsesMakes a great ground cover in potted plants. Works well in a variety of craft and decor projects.
Weight About 75 to 110 stones per pound.
Other InformationVery similar to Green Tree Agate - but green tree agate has mostly milky white quartz with a few green inclusions.
LocalityIndia.
TreatmentsNone known.

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Grossularite Garnet
Grossularite GarnetGrossularite Garnet
The stones that you receive will be similar in shape and color to the stone pictured above. They are about 5/8" to 1" in maximum diameter. There are approximately 75 to 110 stones per pound.

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1/4 pound
for $8.99
1/2 pound
for $13.99

Grossularite Properties

What is Grossularite?Grossularite is a variety of garnet that is rich in calcium. It sometimes occurs in the green color shown here but can be a variety of other colors.
ColorThis material has a range of green colors from light pastel green to dark green to bright green. It contains black markings thought to be chromite inclusions.
Clarity Translucent to opaque
UsesGrossularite is great for a variety of gemstone, craft, jewelry and decorative projects.
Weight About 75 to 110 stones per pound.
Other InformationThis material is massive grossularite that is nearly opaque. Some people call it "Transvaal Jade" because of its South African origin and green color. That name is inappropriate because it is not jade and is unrelated to jade.
LocalitySouth Africa.
TreatmentsNone known.

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Hematite
HematiteHematite
The stones that you receive will be similar in shape and color to the stone pictured above. They are about 5/8" to 1" in maximum diameter. There are approximately 35 to 55 stones per pound.

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1/4 pound
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1/2 pound
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1 pound
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Hematite Properties

What is Hematite? Our tumbled Hematite gemstones have a mirror-bright silver-metallic luster that beautifully reflects the light. Hematite is an ore of iron, and you will immediately sense a weighty feel when you pick up one of these tumbles. They feel heavy because hematite has a density that is about twice that of most other gemstones.
ColorBright silver in color.
Clarity Opaque.
UsesThese stones are perfect for a variety of jewelry, decorative and craft projects - or simply to admire.
Weight Hematite is an iron ore and is very heavy. This causes it to have much fewer stones per pound than other stone varieties that we sell. About 35 to 55 stones per pound.
Other InformationBefore the invention of plate glass, pieces of reflective Hematite were often used as mirrors. Although Hematite jewelry was most popular during Victorian times, it is currently seeing a resurgence.
LocalityBrazil.
TreatmentsNone known.

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Howlite
HowliteHowlite
The stones that you receive will be similar in shape and color to the stone pictured above. They are about 5/8" to 1" in maximum diameter. There are approximately 75 to 110 stones per pound.

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1/4 pound
for $8.99
1/2 pound
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1 pound
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Howlite Properties

What is Howlite? Howlite is a borate mineral most often found in evaporite deposits. It is often a snow white color with gray spider web-like markings. It is a frequently-seen lapidary material used for tumbled stones and beads, less often as cabochons. Lapidarists (people who cut and polish stones) often use howlite because it is softer than most stones and that makes it very easy to cut. It also takes a bright polish with very little skill or effort. Some is used untreated to display its white color, but it more often dyed a light bluish color to imitate turquoise.
Color White, often with gray, brown or black web-like markings.
Clarity Opaque.
UsesThese stones are perfect for a variety of jewelry, decorative and craft projects - or simply to admire.
Weight Howlite has a specific gravity of about 2.5 to 2.6. That gives it a weight similar to agates and jaspers. This howlite yields about 75 to 110 stones per pound.
Other InformationLots of people who purchase blue "turquoise" are actually purchasing dyed howlite that has not been disclosed by the seller. Turquoise has a Mohs hardness of 5 to 6 and howlite has a hardness of about 3.5. That makes these materials easy to tell apart if you are able to do the scratch required for the hardness test.
Locality Unknown.
TreatmentsNone known.

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Hypersthene
HyperstheneHypersthene
The stones that you receive will be similar in shape and color to the stone pictured above. They are about 5/8" to 1" in maximum diameter. There are approximately 55 to 80 stones per pound.

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Hypersthene Properties

What is Hypersthene?Hypersthene is a magnesium silicate mineral that is occasionally found in igneous rocks such as gabbro, basalt and andesite. It can be an interesting gemstone when it is cut to display its play-of-color.
ColorGrayish black to black. Some specimens have zones with a pinkish-gray to violetish-gray play-of-color similar to moonstone.
Clarity Translucent to opaque.
UsesHypersthene is not often seen in jewelry and lapidary projects. It is sometimes found in tumbled stones, and pieces with nice play-of-color are often cut into cabochons.
Weight About 55 to 80 stones per pound.
Other InformationHypersthene has a specific gravity between 3.4 and 3.9. Because of that, hypersthene in medium size will have a smaller number of stones per pound than other materials.
LocalityCanada.
TreatmentsNone known.

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Jet
jetjet
The stones that you receive will be similar in shape and color to the stone pictured above. They are plump chunky stones of about 7/8" to 1 1/8" in maximum diameter. There are approximately 60 to 80 stones per pound.

5 Stones
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1/4 pound
for $17.99
1/2 pound
for $29.99
1 pound
for $58.99

Jet Properties

What is Jet? Jet is a black organic rock that has an origin similar to coal. Both form from plant debris. Coal forms in seams where a large amount of plant debris accumulates, however, jet forms when single logs or branches are preserved.
Color Black. The phrase "jet black" was inspired by this material
Clarity Opaque.
Uses People have been using jet as an ornamental and jewelry material since the stone age. The Romans began mining jet in what is now the United Kingdom over 1000 years ago. The most famous locality, Whitby, in the United Kingdom is where the most famous deposits are located. It reached its pinnacle of popularity in the mid-1800's when Queen Victoria wore jet as "mourning jewelry". In the early 1900's jet beads were popular in the United States. At that time wearing several long bead strands was popular and jet, because of its light weight, was a comfortable material to wear.
Weight About 60 to 80 stones per pound.
Other Information Jet has a very low density of about 1.3 to 1.4. That is about half the density of quartz. Jet beads in very long strands are much more comfortable to wear because of this low density.
Locality Unknown.
TreatmentsNone known.

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Kambamba Jasper
Kambamba JasperKambamba Jasper
The stones that you receive will be similar in shape and color to the stone pictured above. They are about 5/8" to 1" in maximum diameter. There are approximately 75 to 110 stones per pound.

5 Stones
for $4.99
1/4 pound
for $11.99
1/2 pound
for $18.99
1 pound
for $34.99

Kambamba Jasper Properties

What is Kambamba Jasper?Kambamba Jasper is a unique material. It is dark green in color and marked with black orbs and swirls. It is a jasper-like material, hard and durable. It polishes to a beautiful bright luster.
ColorDark green with black markings.
Clarity Opaque
UsesUsed for a variety of gemstone, jewelry and craft projects.
Weight About 75 to 110 stones per pound.
Other InformationSome people believe that Kambamba forms from the fossilization of stromatolite. If that was true, some growth lines from the sediment-trapping algae would be expected. They cannot be seen. Other people call this material "nebulae stone," which is incorrect as nebulae stone is an igneous rock - an orbicular granite. Other people confuse it with ocean jasper which also has orbs. Lots of people argue about this stone.
LocalityMadagascar.
TreatmentsNone known.

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Labradorite
LabradoriteLabradorite
The stones that you receive will be similar in shape and color to the stone pictured above. They are about 5/8" to 1" in maximum diameter. There are approximately 75 to 110 stones per pound.

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1/4 pound
for $11.99
1/2 pound
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Labradorite Properties

What is Labradorite?Labradorite is a variety of plagioclase feldspar that is widely known for its play-of-colors. When the mineral is moved under incident light, it produces flashes of iridescent blue, green, yellow or orange. This optical effect is known as "labradorescence" and is caused when planes within the mineral reflect specific colors of light.

Labradorescence can be seen in some of the stones in the image here. If these stones were in front of you and you moved the light source, other stones would have the proper angle of incidence to display the iridescent flash. That could also occur by moving your head or moving the stones. Most of these stones display labradorescence if viewed with the proper angle between stone, light source, and observer.
ColorGreenish with bright yellow, orange, red, blue and green labradorescent flashes.
Clarity Translucent to opaque.
UsesNice pieces make attractive earrings and pendants. Used in a variety of craft projects.
Weight About 75 to 110 stones per pound.
Other InformationLabradorite has perfect cleavage and because of that, most tumbled stones will have a few rough spots.
LocalityMadagascar.
TreatmentsNone known.

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Lapis Lazuli
Lapis LazuliLapis Lazuli
The stones that you receive will be similar in shape and color to the stone pictured above. They are about 5/8" to 1" in maximum diameter. There are approximately 75 to 110 stones per pound.

5 Stones
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1/4 pound
for $24.99
1/2 pound
for $42.99
1 pound
for $79.99

Lapis Lazuli Properties

What is Lapis Lazuli?Lapis Lazuli is a rock composed of the minerals lazurite, sodalite, calcite and hauyne, occasionally with some gold-color inclusions of pyrite. It is mined in significant amounts in a small number of countries including Afghanistan, Chile, and Russia. Some of the mines in Afghanistan have produced Lapis Lazuli for over 6,000 years.
ColorVarious shades of blue with other minerals of white and gray color. Some pieces have gold flashes of pyrite.
Clarity Opaque.
UsesNice pieces of lapis make great pendants. A couple interesting stones are nice to have on your desk or on a shelf. Great for a variety of gemstone, decor, jewelry or craft projects.
Weight About 75 to 110 stones per pound.
Other InformationThe bright blue color of Lapis Lazuli has made it one of the most popular semiprecious stones of all time. It has been treasured and traded by people since Biblical times. The name of this gemstone comes from two Latin words: "lapis" is the Latin word for "stone," and "lazuli" is derived from the Latin word for "blue." The blue stone!
LocalityChile.
TreatmentsNone known.

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Leopard Skin
Leopard SkinLeopard Skin
The stones that you receive will be similar in shape and color to the stone pictured above. They are about 5/8" to 1" in maximum diameter. There are approximately 75 to 110 stones per pound.

5 Stones
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1/4 pound
for $7.99
1/2 pound
for $11.99
1 pound
for $19.99

Leopard Skin Properties

What is Leopard Skin?One look at Leopard Skin Jasper and you will know how it received its name. It looks like the coat of a leopard, complete with the round "rosette" markings that we commonly call "spots." Some specimens have the brown, tan, cream and black color palette that is a close match with the color of many leopards. Others have a red, pink, white and black palette.
ColorTan, brown, white, black, pink and red colors in a leopard skin pattern.
Clarity Opaque.
UsesMakes a nice groundcover in potted plants. Excellent pieces make interesting pendants or keychains. Put some in a wooden bowl on a table and visitors will pick them up and ask.. "What is this?"
Weight About 75 to 110 stones per pound.
Other Information

Some experts believe that Leopard Skin Jasper is derived from rhyolite, an igneous rock that forms when a lava flow or other volcanic ejecta cools quickly. The rhyolite is then altered by hot volcanic waters to form the patterned and colorful rock that we call "Leopard Skin."

Because the material is formed from rhyolite, the traditionally-used name of leopard skin "jasper" is probably not appropriate. To be a true jasper, the material should be composed of chalcedony. It would then have a smooth texture, a conchoidal fracture and a hardness of seven on the Mohs hardness scale. Leopard skin generally does not exhibit these characteristics and is often grainy with some euhedral crystals visible on hand lens examination.

LocalityMexico.
TreatmentsNone known.

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Lilac Amethyst (Milky)
Lilac AmethystLilac Amethyst
The stones that you receive will be similar in shape and color to the stone pictured above. They are about 5/8" to 1" in maximum diameter. There are approximately 75 to 110 stones per pound. This Lilac Amethyst differs from the Lilac Amethyst sold immediately below because it has a milky translucence.

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1/4 pound
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1/2 pound
for $16.99
1 pound
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Lilac Amethyst Properties

What is Lilac Amethyst?Amethyst is variety of quartz with a purple color that is very popular in jewelry. The purple color is often caused by iron or other trace elements within the quartz.
ColorPurple.
Clarity Transparent to translucent.
UsesVery popular in jewelry. As a gemstone it has been enjoyed by people for thousands of years. The ancient Egyptians, Greeks and Romans all used amethyst in jewelry and in ornamental objects. At that time, amethyst was a rare gemstone and valued highly. Then in the 1800s and 1900s, large deposits of amethyst were discovered in Brazil, Uruguay, South Africa, India, Russia and other countries. These discoveries lowered the cost of amethyst and made it a much more accessible gemstone for consumers. Today it is the semi-precious gemstone for the month of February and that has driven its popularity.
Weight About 75 to 110 stones per pound.
Other InformationWow! Was our reaction when we saw this material. It is beautiful. Trivia: Amethyst is one of the traditional precious stones referred to in the Bible.
LocalitySouth Africa.
TreatmentsNone known.

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Lilac Amethyst (Clear)
Lilac Amethyst (clear)Lilac Amethyst (clear)
The stones that you receive will be similar in shape and color to the stone pictured above. They are about 5/8" to 1" in maximum diameter. There are approximately 75 to 110 stones per pound.This Lilac Amethyst differs from the Lilac Amethyst sold immediately above because it has a transparent clarity - with some internal feathers, fractures and characteristics.

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Lilac Amethyst Properties

What is Lilac Amethyst?Amethyst is variety of quartz with a purple color that is very popular in jewelry. The purple color is often caused by iron or other trace elements within the quartz.
ColorPurple.
Clarity Transparent to translucent.
UsesVery popular in jewelry. As a gemstone it has been enjoyed by people for thousands of years. The ancient Egyptians, Greeks and Romans all used amethyst in jewelry and in ornamental objects. At that time, amethyst was a rare gemstone and valued highly. Then in the 1800s and 1900s, large deposits of amethyst were discovered in Brazil, Uruguay, South Africa, India, Russia and other countries. These discoveries lowered the cost of amethyst and made it a much more accessible gemstone for consumers. Today it is the semi-precious gemstone for the month of February and that has driven its popularity.
Weight About 75 to 110 stones per pound.
Other InformationWow! Was our reaction when we saw this material. It is beautiful. Trivia: Amethyst is one of the traditional precious stones referred to in the Bible.
LocalitySouth Africa.
TreatmentsNone known.

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Lionskin
LionskinLionskin
The stones that you receive will be similar in shape and color to the stone pictured above. They are about 5/8" to 1" in maximum diameter. There are approximately 75 to 110 stones per pound.

5 Stones
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1/4 pound
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1/2 pound
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1 pound
for $19.99

Lionskin Properties

What is Lionskin?Lionskin is a name used for a silicified golden tiger's eye. If you examine it closely, you will see that it appears to be a breccia of golden tiger's eye fragments re-cemented together with clear quartz or agate. It is often called a "jasper" but that is incorrect.
ColorYellowish brown to brown to near black.
Clarity Translucent to opaque.
UsesLionskin is great for a variety of gemstone, craft, jewelry and decorative projects.
Weight About 75 to 110 stones per pound.
Other InformationLionskin has patches of chatoyance within the tiger's eye fragments. Appearance is similar to pietersite.
LocalitySouth Africa.
TreatmentsNone known.

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Mookaite
MookaiteMookaite
The stones that you receive will be similar in shape and color to the stone pictured above. They are about 5/8" to 1" in maximum diameter. There are approximately 75 to 110 stones per pound.

5 Stones
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1/4 pound
for $15.99
1/2 pound
for $26.99
1 pound
for $49.99

Mookaite Properties

What is Mookaite? Mookaite is an unusual material. It is mined in Western Australia from the Windalia Radiolarite. A "radiolarite" is sedimentary rock that is made up of radiolarian tests. Radiolarians are tiny organisms that drift in the upper waters of the ocean and produce a thin shell called a "test." When the radiolarians die their tests sink to the bottom. That is how the Windalia Radiolarite was deposited. After deposition of the tests, groundwater rich in dissolved silica flowed through the sediment and precipitated solid silica in the pore spaces. Where this process completely silicified the rock is where the gemstone material mookaite was formed.
ColorVariegated red, maroon, purple, white, cream, yellow, and brown.
Clarity Opaque.
UsesThis is interesting material. Everyone who sees it wants to know more about it.
Weight About 75 to 110 stones per pound.
Other InformationMookaite also has an unusual name. The people who mine it named it after Mooka Creek, a stream that flows over the Windalia Radiolarite near Gascoyne Junction. They added "-ite" to the name of the creek - just like many other mineral and gemstone names have been derived. They named it mookaite. But, if you want to talk like a scientist you could call it "silicified radiolarite."
LocalityWestern Australia.
TreatmentsNone known.

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Ocean Jasper
Ocean JasperOcean Jasper
The stones that you receive will be similar in shape and color to the stone pictured above. They are about 5/8" to 1" in maximum diameter. There are approximately 75 to 110 stones per pound.

5 Stones
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1/4 pound
for $14.99
1/2 pound
for $23.99
1 pound
for $43.99

Ocean Jasper Properties

What is Ocean Jasper?Ocean Jasper or Sea Jasper is a name given to a gemstone material produced along the shoreline of Madagascar. It receives the name "ocean jasper" from that locality. It usually has a round concentric "eye" pattern or a round poppy flower pattern. It occurs in a wide variety of colors, but green, red, yellow, brown, white and orange are most common. In some specimens the jasper grades into translucent bands of agate.
ColorA wide range of colors that includes green, tan, yellow, red, pink, white.
Clarity Transparent patches, some translucent and some opaque.
UsesUsed in a wide variety of craft, lapidary, jewelry and gemstone projects. Interesting pieces make fantastic pendants.
Weight About 75 to 110 stones per pound.
Other InformationOcean Jasper has been found in a limited area on the coast of Madagascar. The beach hosting the deposit has been nearly mined out, and most of the remaining known resource is below the water line. It is unlikely that dredging or mining it underwater will be economical. Future supplies of Ocean Jasper could be limited.
LocalityMadagascar.
TreatmentsNone known.

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Olive Opal
Olive OpalOlive Opal
The stones that you receive will be similar in shape and color to the stone pictured above. They are about 5/8" to 1" in maximum diameter. There are approximately 75 to 110 stones per pound.

5 Stones
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1/4 pound
for $9.99
1/2 pound
for $14.99
1 pound
for $25.99

Olive Opal Properties

What is Olive Opal?This Olive Opal is a common opal from Kenya that obtains its name from its yellowish-green "olive" color.
ColorLight yellowish-green with thin seams and patches of black mossy material.
Clarity Translucent.
UsesOlive opal is great for a variety of gemstone, craft, jewelry and decorative projects. A very unusual and seldom-seen material.
Weight About 75 to 110 stones per pound.
Other InformationHas a translucent diaphaneity with a resinous character similar to opal.
LocalityKenya.
TreatmentsNone known.

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Orange Quartz
Orange QuartzOrange Quartz
The stones that you receive will be similar in shape and color to the stone pictured above. They are about 5/8" to 1" in maximum diameter. There are approximately 75 to 110 stones per pound.

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1/4 pound
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1/2 pound
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1 pound
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Orange Quartz Properties

What is Orange Quartz?

Quartz is a mineral that occurs in a wide range of colors. It is clear and colorless when it is pure, but a small amount of impurity can give it a light tint of color. Larger amounts will deepen the color and change the appearance from transparent to translucent.

This orange quartz contains impurities that give it a rich orange color. The color ranges from a pale orange to a rich reddish-orange.

ColorA wide range of orange colors, from light orange to bright orange to brownish orange.
Clarity Translucent to almost opaque.
UsesUsed in a wide variety of craft, lapidary, jewelry and gemstone projects.
Weight About 75 to 110 stones per pound.
Other InformationMany people call this material "peach quartz" because of its color.
LocalityIndia.
TreatmentsNone known.

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Petrified Wood
Petrified WoodPetrified Wood
The stones that you receive will be similar in shape and color to the stone pictured above. They are about 5/8" to 1" in maximum diameter. There are approximately 75 to 110 stones per pound.

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1/4 pound
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1/2 pound
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1 pound
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Petrified Wood Properties

What is Petrified Wood?For sale are beautifully polished Arizona petrified wood gemstones. Arizona is the most famous locality in the world for petrified wood. It is found there as well-defined logs and branches. However, most of the wood that is found is small pieces scattered across the surface of the land or concentrated in dry washes. It is typically red in color, and small pieces - such as these tumbled stones - are too small to exhibit wood grain or structure.
ColorReds, browns, yellow, orange and black.
Clarity Translucent to semi opaque.
UsesSuitable for a wide range of gemstone, craft, jewelry and decor projects - or simply to admire.
Weight About 75 to 110 stones per pound.
Other InformationThese stones have the typical coloration of Arizona petrified wood. Reds, browns, yellow, orange and black.
LocalityArizona, USA.
TreatmentsNone known.

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Picasso Stone
Picasso StonePicasso Stone
The stones that you receive will be similar in shape and color to the stone pictured above. They are about 5/8" to 1" in maximum diameter. There are approximately 75 to 110 stones per pound.

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1/4 pound
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1/2 pound
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1 pound
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Picasso Stone Properties

What is Picasso Stone?Picasso Stone is named because its color patterns sometimes remind people of the paintings of artist Pablo Picasso. It is a marble that is only produced in a few locations - one of which is in Utah, USA.
ColorTypical colors are browns, grays, black, white, buffs and dark reds.
Clarity Opaque.
UsesWe think that Picasso Stone makes a great vase filler. Interesting pieces make wonderful pendants.
Weight About 75 to 110 stones per pound.
Other InformationPicasso Stone is rather soft for a gemstone, with a hardness of only 3 to 4 on the Mohs Scale. It scratches easily and is best used in jewelry, craft and decorative projects that will not be subject to impact or abrasion.
LocalityUtah, USA.
TreatmentsNone known.

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Picture Jasper
Picture JasperPicture Jasper
The stones that you receive will be similar in shape and color to the stone pictured above. They are about 5/8" to 1" in maximum diameter. There are approximately 75 to 110 stones per pound.

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1/2 pound
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1 pound
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Picture Jasper Properties

What is Picture Jasper?"Picture jasper" is a nickname for rocks that consist of chalcedony quartz and have a pattern that looks like landscape scenery. They are found in many parts of the world and have been given a wide variety of names.
ColorA range of brown, tan, cream and black colors in patterns that form landscape "pictures."
Clarity Opaque.
UsesBest used in jewelry, craft, decor and gemstone projects.
Weight About 75 to 110 stones per pound.
Other InformationThis picture jasper is a brown, tan and cream colored material with a pattern of brown swirls, lines and curves that makes "pictures" of desert landscapes. A few pieces have black dots and dendrites, most likely from small amounts of manganese in the stone. The polish on this material produces a semi-gloss to glossy luster that enhances the desert scenery pattern.
LocalityNamibia.
TreatmentsNone known.

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Pink Aventurine
Pink AventurinePink Aventurine
The stones that you receive will be similar in shape and color to the stone pictured above. They are about 5/8" to 1" in maximum diameter. There are approximately 75 to 110 stones per pound.

5 Stones
for $3.99
1/4 pound
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1/2 pound
for $12.99
1 pound
for $21.99

Pink Aventurine Properties

What is Pink Aventurine?Pink Aventurine is a variety of pink quartz that contains tiny mineral flakes that sparkle when the material is turned in the light.
ColorPinkish purple.
Clarity Translucent.
UsesSuitable for a wide variety of gemstone, jewelry, decor and craft projects.
Weight About 75 to 110 stones per pound.
Other InformationContains abundant inclusions of mica that catch the light to produce a glittering luster known as aventurescence.
LocalityCanada.
TreatmentsNone known.

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Pink Botswana Agate
Pink Botswana AgatePink Botswana Agate
The stones that you receive will be similar in shape and color to the stone pictured above. They are about 5/8" to 1" in maximum diameter. There are approximately 75 to 110 stones per pound.

5 Stones
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1/4 pound
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1/2 pound
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1 pound
for $23.99

Pink Botswana Properties

What is Pink Botswana?Pink Botswana is a nodular agate named for its characteristic color and its country of origin. This agate formed as nodules within a basalt flow. The basalt weathers easily, but the agate nodules are very tough and very resistant. The result is a concentration of nodules within the thin soil that forms over the basalt. This allows them to be easily collected for processing into tumbled stones.
ColorPink, grey, white, purplish and honey colors.
Clarity Translucent to opaque.
UsesSuitable for a wide variety of gemstone, jewelry, decor and craft projects.
Weight About 75 to 110 stones per pound.
Other InformationThe nodules accept a very high polish that reveals their intricate banding, swirls and occasional eyes. The banding is in a variety of colors that includes the dominant pink, gray, purplish, white and occasional zones of honey color. Many of the agates are gray beneath the husk, white and gray banded under the husk and then transition to pink and white banding towards the center, sometimes with a solid druzy center that takes a nice polish. It is an unusual and beautiful material.
LocalityBotswana, of course!
TreatmentsNone known.

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Prehnite
PrehnitePrehnite
The stones that you receive will be similar in shape and color to the stone pictured above. They are about 5/8" to 1" in maximum diameter. There are approximately 75 to 110 stones per pound.

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1/4 pound
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Prehnite Properties

What is Prehnite?Prehnite is a beautiful mineral that is sometimes used as a gemstone. People who use it as a gemstone material tend to favor specimens in the yellow-green color range. It is not frequently seen as a gemstone or in jewelry because it is not well-known and available only in limited supply.
ColorOccurs in a series of colors that range from brown to yellow and from yellow to green.
Clarity Translucent.
UsesSuitable for a wide variety of gemstone, jewelry, decor and craft projects.
Weight About 75 to 110 stones per pound.
Other InformationPolished prehnite has a wonderful pearly luster.
LocalitySouth Africa.
TreatmentsNone known.

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Rainforest Rhyolite
Rain Forest RhyoliteRain Forest Rhyolite
The stones that you receive will be similar in shape and color to the stone pictured above. They are about 5/8" to 1" in maximum diameter. There are approximately 75 to 110 stones per pound.

5 Stones
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1/4 pound
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1/2 pound
for $15.99

Rainforest Rhyolite Properties

What is Rainforest Rhyolite?Rainforest Rhyolite, often called "Rainforest Jasper," is a mottled greenish to brownish, heavily patterned material that is thought to have formed by the silicification of rhyolite. It has numerous orbs and poppy-shaped structures. Occasional vug-shaped structures that are sometimes filled with a milky to bluish chalcedony. A material with a very unusual appearance.
ColorLight green to bright green to greenish brown.
Clarity Translucent to opaque with tiny vugs that have been filled with a milky to bluish chalcedony.
UsesRainforest Rhyolite is great for a variety of gemstone, craft, jewelry and decorative projects.
Weight About 75 to 110 stones per pound.
Other InformationAt first glance, Rainforest Rhyolite looks like Ocean Jasper, but on close examination, people familiar with Ocean Jasper will recognize the difference.
LocalityAustralia.
TreatmentsNone known.

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Raspberry Rhodonite
Raspberry RhodoniteRaspberry Rhodonite
The stones that you receive will be similar in shape and color to the stone pictured above. They are about 5/8" to 1" in maximum diameter. There are approximately 55 to 85 stones per pound.

5 Stones
for $4.99
1/4 pound
for $9.99
1/2 pound
for $15.99
1 pound
for $28.99

Raspberry Rhodonite Properties

What is Raspberry Rhodonite?Rhodonite is a manganese silicate mineral that usually occurs in a pink color but rarely occurs in a brown, orange or gray color. The name is from the Greek word "rhodos" which means "rosy" in reference to the mineral's typical pink color. Pink rhodonite is commonly associated with black manganese oxide minerals to form a pink and black rock with interesting patterns.
ColorRaspberry pink rhodonite blended with black manganese oxides.
Clarity Opaque.
UsesSuitable for a wide variety of gemstone, jewelry, decor and craft projects.
Weight Rhodonite has a higher density than most other minerals. As a result it has only about 55 to 85 stones per pound.
Other InformationThe tumble-polished rhodonite for sale here has a bright "raspberry" color and is associated with black streaks and patches of manganese oxides. It has a bright vitreous to sugary luster and a very bright polish.
LocalityMadagascar.
TreatmentsNone known.

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Red Jasper
Red JasperRed Jasper
The stones that you receive will be similar in shape and color to the stone pictured above. They are about 5/8" to 1" in maximum diameter. There are approximately 75 to 110 stones per pound.

5 Stones
for $2.99
1/4 pound
for $6.99
1/2 pound
for $10.99
1 pound
for $17.99

Red Jasper Properties

What is Red Jasper?Jasper is a semi-translucent to opaque variety of chalcedony that often accepts a very high polish. That is why it is so frequently seen in gemstone and lapidary products. It is also a relatively inexpensive stone, which makes it popular in the marketplace. The material that we have here is brilliant red.
ColorBrilliant red.
Clarity Opaque.
UsesSuitable for a wide variety of gemstone, jewelry, decor and craft projects.
Weight About 75 to 110 stones per pound.
Other InformationRed is the color that comes to many people's mind when they hear the word "jasper." Jasper is one of the traditional precious stones referred to in the Bible.
LocalitySouth Africa.
TreatmentsNone known.

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Red Tiger Eye
Red Tiger EyeRed Tiger Eye
The stones that you receive will be similar in shape and color to the stone pictured above. They are about 5/8" to 1" in maximum diameter. There are approximately 75 to 110 stones per pound.

5 Stones
for $2.99
1/4 pound
for $7.99
1/2 pound
for $11.99
1 pound
for $19.99

Red Tiger's Eye Properties

What is Red Tiger's Eye?Red Tiger's Eye is a crocidolite replaced by quartz. Because of the fibrous structure, it produces a chatoyancy when pieces are turned in the light. This chatoyancy produces a line of light across the surface of the stone, which is where the name "Tiger's Eye" is derived.
ColorDeep red to brown-red.
Clarity Opaque.
UsesMakes great keychains. Suitable for a wide variety of gemstone, jewelry, decor and craft projects.
Weight About 75 to 110 stones per pound.
Other InformationThis material has a very nice reddish brown color.
LocalitySouth Africa.
TreatmentsRed Tiger's Eye is believed to be Gold Tiger's Eye that has been heat treated to alter its color. Some Red Tiger's Eye forms naturally, as much of it originates in volcanic landscapes where heating could occur.

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Rose Quartz
Rose QuartzRose Quartz
The stones that you receive will be similar in shape and color to the stone pictured above. They are about 5/8" to 1" in maximum diameter. There are approximately 75 to 110 stones per pound.

5 Stones
for $3.99
1/4 pound
for $8.99
1/2 pound
for $12.99
1 pound
for $21.99

Rose Quartz Properties

What is Rose Quartz? Rose Quartz is a pink variety of the mineral quartz. Its soft pink color and transparent to translucent diaphaneity make it a very attractive and desirable gemstone. It is one of the most popular tumbled stones that we sell.
ColorPink
Clarity Transparent to translucent.
UsesThis material is really nice and makes great pendants. Suitable for a wide variety of gemstone, jewelry, decor and craft projects.
Weight About 75 to 110 stones per pound.
Other InformationThis material is a customer favorite.
LocalityNamibia.
TreatmentsNone known.

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Rutilated Quartz
Rutilated QuartzRutilated Quartz
The stones that you receive will be similar in shape and color to the stone pictured above. They are about 5/8" to 1" in maximum diameter. There are approximately 75 to 110 stones per pound.

5 Stones
for $7.99
1/4 pound
for $24.99
1/2 pound
for $42.99
1 pound
for $79.99

Rutilated Quartz Properties

What is Rutilated Quartz?Rutilated quartz is a clear to smoky quartz that contains fine needles of rutile. The number of rutile crystals can range from a few isolated needles to enough needles to block the passage of light through the clear quartz. The needles are usually yellow to golden in color.
ColorClear to smoky quartz with yellow to golden rutile needles.
Clarity Transparent.
UsesRutilated quartz is great for a variety of gemstone, craft, jewelry and decorative projects. Spectacular pieces are prized.
Weight About 75 to 110 stones per pound.
Other InformationRutile crystals often align with the crystallographic axes of the quartz.
LocalityBrazil.
TreatmentsNone known.

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Serpentine
serpentine gemstonesserpentine gemstones
The stones that you receive will be similar in shape and color to the stone pictured above. They are about 7/8" to 1 1/4" in maximum diameter. There are approximately 40 to 60 stones per pound.

5 Stones
for $4.99

Serpentine Properties

What is Serpentine? Serpentine is the name given to a large group of minerals that are found in the metamorphic environment of convergent plate boundaries where at least one of the plates was of oceanic lithosphere.
Color Commonly a light green, yellowish green, or dark green material. Often mottled or cross-cut with fracture fillings.
Clarity Translucent, often with a soft waxy luster.
Uses Serpentine is used to make tumbled stones, beads, and cabochons. It is also used to make small sculptures because it is relatively soft, has a uniform grain and is easy to carve. Large amounts of serpentine are used for architectural and ornamental stone in interior and exteroir design work.
Weight These are larger pieces than most other stones shown on this page, most are about 7/8" to 1 1/4" across. There are about 40 to 60 stones in a pound.
Other InformationThe name "aventurine" is from the glass industry. In the early 1700's glass artists in Italy were producing glass with a metallic glitter known as "aventurine glass." This glass is what inspired the use of the name "aventurine" for a gemstone. Some people always use the name "aventurine quartz" to avoid any confusion in communication.
Locality Unknown.
TreatmentsNone known.

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Snowflake Obsidian
Snowflake ObsidianSnowflake Obsidian
The stones that you receive will be similar in shape and color to the stone pictured above. They are about 5/8" to 1" in maximum diameter. There are approximately 75 to 110 stones per pound.

5 Stones
for $2.99
1/4 pound
for $7.99
1/2 pound
for $11.99
1 pound
for $19.99

Snowflake Obsidian Properties

What is Snowflake Obsidian?Snowflake Obsidian is a black glassy igneous rock that is splashed with white to gray snowflake-shaped spots of various sizes. It is a popular gemstone material that is frequently seen in craft, decorative and jewelry projects.
ColorBlack with gray to white snowflakes.
Clarity Opaque to translucent.
UsesSuitable for a wide variety of gemstone, jewelry, decor and craft projects.
Weight About 75 to 110 stones per pound.
Other InformationSnowflake Obsidian is a volcanic "glass" because it cools so rapidly that mineral crystals are unable to form. The white "snowflakes" are radially-clustered crystals of the mineral cristobalite, a high-temperature polymorph of quartz. They form as the glass recrystallizes.
LocalityUSA.
TreatmentsNone known.

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Mahogany Obsidian
Mahogany obsidianMahogany obsidian
The stones that you receive will be similar in shape and color to the stone pictured above. They are about 5/8" to 1 1/8" in maximum diameter. There are approximately 40 to 60 stones per pound.

5 Stones
for $3.99
1/4 pound
for $11.99
1/2 pound
for $18.99
1 pound
for $34.99

Mahogany Obsidian Properties

What is Mahogany Obsidian? Mahogany Obsidian is a black glassy igneous rock that contains swirls of brown. Sometimes it is almost entirely brown material with swirls of black obsidian. It is an interesting and rare variety of obsidian.
Color Black with brown, or, brown with black swirls.
Clarity Opaque to translucent.
UsesSuitable for a wide variety of gemstone, jewelry, decor and craft projects.
Weight About 40 to 60 stones per pound.
Other Information Obsidian is a volcanic "glass" because it cools so rapidly that mineral crystals are unable to form. The brown material is probably colored by iron.
LocalityUSA.
TreatmentsNone known.

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Sodalite
SodaliteSodalite
The stones that you receive will be similar in shape and color to the stone pictured above. They are about 5/8" to 1" in maximum diameter. There are approximately 75 to 110 stones per pound.

5 Stones
for $3.99
1/4 pound
for $8.99
1/2 pound
for $13.99
1 pound
for $23.99

Sodalite Properties

What is Sodalite?Blue minerals are a small minority in nature, but sodalite is a mineral that is best known for its deep blue color. Sometimes it is dark blue in color that a quick glance could mistake it for a black mineral. Although sodalite is usually blue, it can also be gray, white, yellow, green or pink. It frequently is cut by white veins of calcite.
ColorShades of blue from medium hues to midnight blue.
Clarity Translucent to opaque.
UsesMakes beautiful pendants. Suitable for a wide variety of gemstone, jewelry, decor and craft projects.
Weight About 75 to 110 stones per pound.
Other InformationThe rich blue color of sodalite attracts a lot of attention and helps the material sell easily. It is also a rare mineral to find in quantities that are worth producing, yet the rarity is usually not reflected by a high price.
LocalityProduced at various locations.
TreatmentsNone known.

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Sunstone
SunstoneSunstone
The stones that you receive will be similar in shape and color to the stone pictured above. They are about 5/8" to 1" in maximum diameter. There are approximately 75 to 110 stones per pound.

5 Stones
for $5.99
1/4 pound
for $14.99
1/2 pound
for $24.99
1 pound
for $45.99

Sunstone Properties

What is Sunstone?Sunstone is the name given to specimens of feldspar that contain plate-shaped inclusions in parallel orientations. When light enters the stone it reflects from these inclusions to produce a flash of light. These stones contain inclusions thought to be copper or hematite that produce a reddish flash.
ColorWhite feldspar mottled with orange areas caused by included mineral grains.
Clarity Translucent.
UsesSuitable for a wide variety of gemstone, jewelry, decor and craft projects.
Weight About 75 to 110 stones per pound.
Other InformationThe flash of light produced by the reflecting mineral grains is known as "aventurescence."
LocalityIndia.
TreatmentsNone known.

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Tree Agate
Tree AgateTree Agate
The stones that you receive will be similar in shape and color to the stone pictured above. They are about 5/8" to 1" in maximum diameter. There are approximately 75 to 110 stones per pound.

5 Stones
for $2.99
1/4 pound
for $7.99

Tree Agate Properties

What is Tree Agate?Tree Agate is a white, semi translucent to opaque chalcedony that contains deep green mossy or dendritic inclusions. These inclusions are seen where they intersect the surface of the stone and make a green tree-like pattern - thus the name "green tree" agate.
ColorAgate with a white base color with inclusions of dendritic green moss showing through.
Clarity Translucent to opaque.
UsesSuitable for a wide variety of gemstone, jewelry, decor and craft projects.
Weight About 75 to 110 stones per pound.
Other InformationGreen Tree Agate is very similar to Green Moss Agate although their appearance might not suggest that. They are often mined from the same deposit. Green Tree Agate is dendrites in an opaque chalcedony, while Green Moss Agate is dendrites in a transparent to translucent chalcedony. In the Green Moss you can look "into" the stone and see the moss in three dimensions. In the Green Tree Agate you only see the moss where it intersects the surface of the stone.
LocalityBotswana.
TreatmentsNone known.

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Turritella
TurritellaTurritella
The stones that you receive will be similar in shape and color to the stone pictured above. They are about 5/8" to 1" in maximum diameter. There are approximately 75 to 110 stones per pound.

5 Stones
for $3.99
1/4 pound
for $8.99
1/2 pound
for $12.99
1 pound
for $21.99

Turritella Agate Properties

What is Turritella Agate?Turritella Agate is the popular name used for a brown, translucent, fossiliferous agate found in the Green River Formation of Wyoming. It is very easy to recognize because it contains large fossil snails that stand out in a white-to-tan color that contrasts with the brownish agate. The name "Turritella" was given because the person who first named the material thought that the fossils were of the Turritella genus. That turned out to be incorrect. The fossils are really Elimia tenera, a member of the Pleuroteridae family.... but the Turritella name has become entrenched in the vocabulary of rockhounds everywhere.
ColorA light brown to dark brown basecolor agate cementing fossil gastropod (marine snail) shells.
Clarity Translucent to opaque.
UsesTurritella is great for a variety of gemstone, craft, jewelry and decorative projects. Specimens that exhibit a nice fossil shell are especially desired.
Weight About 75 to 110 stones per pound.
Other InformationTurritella is most likely the best-known fossil from the Green River Formation. 
LocalityUnited States.
TreatmentsNone known.

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Unakite
UnakiteUnakite
The stones that you receive will be similar in shape and color to the stone pictured above. They are about 5/8" to 1" in maximum diameter. There are approximately 75 to 110 stones per pound.

5 Stones
for $2.99
1/4 pound
for $6.99
1/2 pound
for $10.99
1 pound
for $17.99

Unakite Properties

What is Unakite?Unakite is an igneous rock composed mainly of pink orthoclase feldspar, yellow-green epidote, quartz and minor amounts of other minerals. It is a granite of unusual color, composition and appearance.
ColorPink orthoclase blended with yellow-green epidote.
Clarity Opaque.
UsesSuitable for a wide variety of gemstone, jewelry, decor and craft projects.
Weight About 75 to 110 stones per pound.
Other InformationUnakite is named for the Unaka Mountains of eastern Tennessee. Much of the commercial Unakite sold today is mined in Zimbabwe and South Africa. It is also found at other locations around the world.
LocalitySouth Africa.
TreatmentsNone known.

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White Moonstone
White MoonstoneWhite Moonstone
The stones that you receive will be similar in shape and color to the stone pictured above. They are about 5/8" to 1" in maximum diameter. There are approximately 75 to 110 stones per pound.

5 Stones
for $4.99
1/4 pound
for $9.99
1/2 pound
for $15.99
1 pound
for $28.99

White Moonstone Properties

What is White Moonstone?Moonstone is a gemstone of the feldspar mineral family. It is a mixture of orthoclase and albite. Light entering the stone can produce a glow known as "adularescence." This glow seems to float just under the surface of the stone and reminds some people of the glow of a full moon - this is how the name "moonstone" originated.
ColorA range of colors between white, light gray, yellowish, sometimes with a touch of pink.
Clarity Translucent.
UsesNice pieces make great pendants. A beautiful vase filler. Attractive as ground cover in potted plants. Great in decor, craft and jewelry projects of all kinds.
Weight About 75 to 110 stones per pound.
Other InformationFeldspar minerals cleave in two directions at right angles. Because of that, tumbled moonstone usually has a "blocky" shape.
LocalityIndia.
TreatmentsNone known.

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White Quartz
White QuartzWhite Quartz
The stones that you receive will be similar in shape and color to the stone pictured above. They are about 5/8" to 1" in maximum diameter. There are approximately 75 to 110 stones per pound.

5 Stones
for $2.99
1/4 pound
for $7.99
1/2 pound
for $11.99
1 pound
for $19.99

White Quartz Properties

What is White Quartz?White Quartz is a variety of quartz that is brilliant white in color. This is rare because quartz usually contains inclusions or impurities that alter its color. This quartz is so white that many people call it "snow quartz." Some experts report that the milky white color can be caused by small pockets of air trapped in the stone.
ColorExceptionally white!
Clarity Translucent.
UsesSuitable for a wide variety of gemstone, jewelry, decor and craft projects.
Weight About 75 to 110 stones per pound.
Other InformationQuartz is the most abundant mineral species in Earth's crust, and white quartz is almost ubiquitous in its occurrence. It is surprising that such a common material - that polishes exceptionally well - is rarely seen as a tumbled stone.
LocalityFrom various locations.
TreatmentsNone known.

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Yellow Jasper
Yellow JasperYellow Jasper
The stones that you receive will be similar in shape and color to the stone pictured above. They are about 5/8" to 1" in maximum diameter. There are approximately 75 to 110 stones per pound.

5 Stones
for $2.99
1/4 pound
for $7.99
1/2 pound
for $11.99
1 pound
for $19.99

Yellow Jasper Properties

What is Yellow Jasper?Yellow Jasper is an attractive material that ranges from a cream yellow to a rich yellow-brown.
ColorSwirls and bands of cream yellow to rich yellow-brown.
Clarity Translucent to opaque.
UsesSuitable for a wide variety of gemstone, jewelry, decor and craft projects.
Weight About 75 to 110 stones per pound.
Other InformationYellow-brown is a very common color of jasper that is found at many locations around the world.
LocalitySouth Africa.
TreatmentsNone known.

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Yellow Quartz
Yellow QuartzYellow Quartz
The stones that you receive will be similar in shape and color to the stone pictured above. They are about 5/8" to 1" in maximum diameter. There are approximately 75 to 110 stones per pound.

5 Stones
for $2.99
1/4 pound
for $7.99
1/2 pound
for $11.99
1 pound
for $19.99

Yellow Quartz Properties

What is Yellow Quartz?

Quartz is a mineral that is clear and colorless when pure, but trace amounts of impurities in its crystal structure or a scatter of mineral inclusions within the crystal can modify its color.

This yellow quartz is a gemmy translucent material. If you look very closely with a hand lens, some pieces appear to have a thick yellow moss pulled through a transparent quartz. Without looking closely you would never notice.

ColorYellow to yellow-peach.
Clarity Translucent.
UsesSuitable for a wide variety of gemstone, jewelry, decor and craft projects.
Weight About 75 to 110 stones per pound.
Other InformationThis yellow quartz is different from the yellow transparent quartz known as "citrine." Although citrine is more widely known, we think that the translucence and bright yellow color of this material rivals citrine in beauty.
LocalityIndia.
TreatmentsNone known.

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Zebra Marble
Zebra MarbleZebra Marble
The stones that you receive will be similar in shape and color to the stone pictured above. They are about 5/8" to 1" in maximum diameter. There are approximately 70 to 100 stones per pound.

5 Stones
for $2.99
1/4 pound
for $6.99
1/2 pound
for $10.99
1 pound
for $17.99

Zebra Marble Properties

What is Zebra Marble?Zebra Marble is white and black material that might remind you of the coloration of a zebra.
ColorBright white and black in sharp contact and contrast.
Clarity Translucent to opaque.
UsesZebra Marble is great for a variety of gemstone, craft, jewelry and decorative projects.
Weight About 70 to 100 stones per pound.
Other InformationZebra Marble is a true marble - it will effervesce weakly in contact with cold hydrochloric acid. However, it is a bit harder than 3 on the Mohs Scale. It is most likely a dolomitic marble.
LocalityUnited States.
TreatmentsNone known.

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Mixed Tumbled Stones - Five Different Sizes
Mixed Tumbled Stones
Our tumbled stone mixtures can be purchased in five different stone sizes. The Medium Size (3/4 to 1 inch maximum diameter) is shown in the photo above. We have two smaller sizes and two larger sizes.

Mixed Tumbled Stones


The most economical way to purchase tumbled stones.



If you want a large variety of stones, we recommend our tumbled stone mixtures. They are the way to get a wide variety of stones in a single package.

This mix contains a wide variety of stones of many colors and countries. Sold by the pound in sealed plastic bags - starting at just $12.99 per pound and much lower prices if you buy three, ten, twenty or forty pound units.

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40-Stone Collection
40-Stone Collection
The stones that you receive will be similar in shape and color to the stone pictured above. This collection consists of forty different tumbled stones about 5/8" to 1" in maximum diameter shipped in a zip-lock bag.

Only $24.99

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40 Different Tumbled Stones


If you like gemstones, rocks, minerals, geography or beautiful natural objects then this is a collection for you! We have hand-selected forty different tumble-polished semiprecious gemstones that together make a worldwide collection of color. These are stones that are typically sold at crystal shops for $2 or $3 or more each - much more expensive than our package price.

Your collection will be shipped in a zip-lock bag along with a card that contains the names of the stones, the countries where they were found and a URL where you can download and print a stone identification chart. You can see a complete list of stones included in this collection and their geographic origin here.

Note: Citrine may be Amethyst that has been heated. Red Tiger Eye may be Gold Tiger Eye that has been heated.

This is a great collection for anyone who collects or has an interest in gemstones, rocks or minerals. Display them on a shelf in a glass jar, on a table in a wooden bowl, mounted in a frame or scattered on a placemat. Many people use them to make colorful jewelry items.

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