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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Ardie Hill

Ardie Hill

Binn Hill Barras Quarry

Barras Quarry

     

 

Binn Hill

 

     
Carrick Hills Scurdie Ness

Scurdie Ness

Usan
     
Carrick Hills   Usan
     
 

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