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43mm x 31mm

In my (limited) experience true red is encountered infrequently as a colour in Scottish agates. Generally, stones described as "red" are orange. However, this agate certainly has some blood running through it. A little dribble of vintage claret. The fortifications are warped by a combination of tubes (an inquisitive red "lance" is visible centrally) and zeolitic sprays visible along the edges. 
      I collected it in June 2016, after rain, close to where a stream enters the sea. Clearly it is an exceptional stone, and it was quite a surprise to see how it appeared once cut.
      Agates from this area have not been documented to the same extent as areas further south.

41.5mm x 27mm

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