32mm x 23mm
Stalactitic agates are very nearly the rarest form among Usan agates, excepting only fine coloured moss agate with sagenite and intricate fortifications. Although single stalactites, occasionally referred to as "pendants", are encountered in specimens every so often. The stalactites themselves are distinct to the area, being thick and shot-through with haemocytes. Just a mile or so to the south the stalactites are more slender and free of intrusive colouration or zeolites. Just a few scant miles north the stalactites are longer, more freeform and practically transparent. I have one other finer example that will be photographed when I have it in hand again. But as Usan stones go, this is a very rare piece.