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Agates: Treasures of the Earth

By: Pabian, Robert, Brian Jackson, Peter Tandy, John Cromartie
Price: $35.00

Published by Firefly Books, Buffalo, NY, 2009 (2nd printing). Chapters include: Introduction, Names of agates, What is an agate?, Properties of agates, Sources of agates (Europe, Britain, USA, Canada, Mexico, South America, Africa, Asia, Australia), Lapidary, Uses of agates through the ages, Collecting, Further information. Well illustrated with color photos, and maps of locations. Hardback, pictorial cover, 8 1/2" x 6 1/4", 184 pages.