Banded Agate, also known as Layered Agate, displays layers of microscopic Quartz crystals in a variety of colors. It is formed from the deposition of layers of silica, in volcanic vesicles or other cavities. Banded Agate is known to be found in the United States, Botswana, Brazil, South Africa, and the Czech Republic.
Chemical formula: SiO₂
***NOTE TO BUYER***
This is a "random selection" listing. You will NOT receive the exact item photographed in the listing, but one that is very similar. However, due to the unique nature of each mineral, the size, shape, and color may vary slightly.
Please reference secondary photos for examples of variations within the product. If you have certain specification requirements, please reach out via email.
Shipping options will be available at checkoutWe ship via UPS and USPSWe ship within 1 - 5 business days of receiving payment for an order.Larger items and wholesale orders may take longer to ship.This will be noted within the listing.We will do our best to notify you if there is a delay in processing time. If you have any specific requirements for shipping, please notify us when placing your order. If an order is returned to us due to an invalid address provided by the customer, additional shipping fees will be charged to the customer.Unless specifically requested, we do not insure any of our packages (aside from the $50 included with USPS Priority Mail). Please contact us if you'd like additional insurance when placing an order.Feel like shipping costs are too high?Occasionally the shipping calculator can miscalculate shipping costs on larger orders. If you feel that this is the case, please contact us.Please inspect your package upon arrival. In the case of an item being damaged, please refer to our "Refund Policy" page.