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Tumbler Rough - Rocks for Tumbling

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Rock tumbling rough
A great selection of rough agate, jasper and petrified wood for your tumbler. Colorful, sized, ready to tumble.

Green jasper Green Jasper:

A deep green jasper with zones of white and translucent agate / quartz. You might find a few pieces with a little bit of red or yellow. It can be tumble polished to a very bright luster. The pieces range from approximately 3/8" (9 mm) to 1 1/2"" (38 mm) in size.

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$13.95 For
Two Pounds

Brecciated jasper Brecciated Jasper:

One of the nicest materials that we have tumbled in a long time. It is a brecciated jasper with a wide range of colors. A "breccia" is a rock that contains angular pieces that have been cemented together to form a solid mass. The breccia fragments in this material range from tan to pink through gray. They have been cemented together with a translucent white to gray agate. The result is a wonderful blend of diverse color. The pieces range from approximately 3/8" (9 mm) to 1 1/2"" (38 mm) in size.

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$13.95 For
Two Pounds

Mixed Jasper Tumbler Rough Mixed Jasper Tumbler Rough:

Here is a tumbling mix that will give you many different types of jasper in a wide variety of patterns and colors. This mix is rich in red, brown, cream, gray and tan-colored jaspers. A tough, durable material that takes a very high polish. Pieces in this mix range from approximately 3/8" (9 mm) to 1 1/2"" (38 mm) in size. The photograph below is of polished material. . Photographed wet to show full color.

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$13.95 For
Two Pounds

Beginners Tumbler Rough Beginners Mix Tumbler Rough:

Our "Beginner's Mix" contains a blend of rock materials that are specially selected for tumbling success. This mix has been crushed and screened to be just the right size for a 3-pound tumbling barrel - such as the barrels used with a Lortone 3A or 33B tumbler and the Tumler's A-R1 or A-R2. The pieces range in size from The rough material in the photograph above is approximately 3/8" (9 mm) to 1 1/2"" (38 mm). in diameter. Photographed wet to show full color.

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$13.95 For
Two Pounds

Picture Jasper Picture Jasper:

WIth a little imagination you can see desert scenes in this cream and brown colored jasper. It will remind you of a trip to Arizona! Pieces range from approximately 3/8" (9 mm) to 1 1/2"" (38 mm) in diameter. Photographed wet to show full color.

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$13.95 For
Two Pounds

Petrified Wood Petrified Wood:

A mixture of petrified woods - mostly in shades of white, gray and brown. When tumbled some pieces will display recognizable wood grain patterns. Others will have a translucent character that enables you to see wood-grain pattern within the material. Pieces range from approximately 3/8" (9 mm) to 1 1/2"" (38 mm) in size. Photographed wet to show full color.

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$13.95 For
Two Pounds

Rough Lake Superior Agate Lake Superior Agate:

This is one of the classic tumbling roughs. Lake Superior agates are small nodules and nodule fragments found in the Great Lakes area. Often banded and occasionally with "eyes", these red, gray, brown, orange, white and milky agates are a favorite of those who run tumblers. A tough, dense material that produces a brilliant polish. Supplied in pieces that range from approximately 3/8" (9 mm) to 1 1/2"" (38 mm) in size. Photographed wet to show full color.

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$13.95 For
Two Pounds

Apache Tears Apache Tears:

Apache tears are translucent obsidian nodules that can be polished to a brilliant sheen. They are a challenge to polish because they tend to bruise in a rotary tumbler. This can be prevented by using a generous amount of plastic or ceramic pellets as cushioning (click the "more information link below for details) Pieces range from 1/4" (6 mm) to 1 1/2" (38 mm) in diameter.

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$13.95 For
Two Pounds

Mystery mix tumbling rough Mystery Mix Rough:

If you like larger rough with great color and multiple materials then this is a deal that you will not want to miss. You get 5 pounds of mixed tumbling rough that is sized between 3/4" to 2 1/2". In this colorful mix you will find agates, jaspers, quartz and more.

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$24.95 For
5 Pounds

 
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