BLUE CHALCEDONY CRYSTALS
Beautiful natural Blue Chalcedony Crystals. Pastel blue crystals inside and blue banding along the edges. This stone has great colour and will make a good collection piece. An unusual treasure find.
6.1cm x 4.9cm x 4.4cm, 123g.
Chalcedony is a variety of Quartz. A general term for all varieties of quartz that are made of microcrystalline varieties of quartz. Examples are the different types of agate, jasper, chert, chrysoprase, onyx, pietersite, etc.
Mentioned by Agricola (1546) of a stone named for the town of Chalcedon, and is a district within the city of Istanbul, Turkey.