By Roland L. McIntosh,Warren H. Anderson
Among the rarest and so much prized minerals, agate is without doubt one of the so much beautiful examples of nature's art. A notable rock that happens in a variety of sizes and styles, with a brilliant collection of colours, agates are coveted by way of creditors and turning into rarer around the globe. even though the Bluegrass kingdom is generally ignored within the foreign examine of agate, one of the most appealing and colourful specimens on this planet are hidden away within the rugged terrain of japanese Kentucky's scenic Knobs Region.
Kentucky Agate is the 1st booklet to exhibit the original mineral, valuable for its high-quality grain and colourful banks of deep, various colours. Authors Roland L. McIntosh and Warren H. Anderson have gathered 1000's colour images, revealing the sweetness and variety of this sought-after stone. With designated maps of the quarter surrounding town of Irvine, Kentucky, together with elements of Estill, Powell, Jackson, Menifee, Madison, and Lee counties, Kentucky Agate finds destinations the place agate could be came upon. that includes full-color photos exhibiting facets of the rock now not seen to the bare eye, this ebook additionally offers specific details at the historical past, geology, chemistry, and formation of the mineral, giving creditors and Kentucky nature lovers a gorgeous inspect the area of agate assortment and the hidden tale of the breathtaking formation of the legit nation rock.
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