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Lake Superior Agate: History, How To Find, Polishing

Photo credit: Lech Darski It is common for people to be astounded by the beautiful Lake Superior Agate rocks. These rocks have deep reds, oranges, and yellows, which give them their unique appearance. While most of these rocks are small, you can get rocks that weigh over twenty pounds. The shape, texture, and appearance of Lake Superior Agates have made this type of stone very popular. Today, we’ll take a closer look at how this rock was created, how to turn it into jewelry, and some of the properties people claim this rock possess. How Did Lake Superior Agate Get Made Let’s start by looking at how these rocks got formed. Billions of years ago, tectonic forces caused plate splits,...

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