AGATES Presented by STRATAGEMS, this site is an invitation to share their fascination.

 

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Agate gemstones are the legacy of our planet’s violent past. They may be found associated with igneous extrusions in many of the earth’s volcanic regions. Agates are widespread throughout the world, but Scottish agates are among the most beautiful and diverse.

Presented by STRATAGEMS, this site is an invitation to share their fascination.

Here are a few typical Scottish agates (is there such a thing as a 'typical' Scottish agate?).

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Prospect Hill Middlefield Barras Quarry

Prospect Hill

Middlefield

Barras quarry

     
Moonzie Ardie Hill Scurr Hill
Moonzie Ardie Hill Scurr Hill
     
 

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