Wavehill Station, Northwest Territory, Australia
If they thought that the Agate Creek
site is remote, the Wavehill Station is even more remote
in Northwest Territory,
making it harder to obtain the agates from there. Most
agates found there are
heavily fractured with peeling bands as a result of
weathering, but some
good specimens have been found and those are usually
expensive. Most agates consist of interlaying
quartz and white, gray, lavendar, pink or red agate bands.
The inclusions and quartz (sometimes geodes) nodules are
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Rough Appearance: Pinkish to rusty nodules with
bands usually exposed.
Most agates especially larger specimens are mostly quartz
and heavily fractured.