How to cut fire agate.

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HOW TO CUT AND POLISH FIRE AGATE Fire Agate is quartz like material with clear or milky material on top called Chalcedony (kal-ced-ony). It may also have a Black or Dark Gray layer on top. The Carmel Colored material under the Chalcedony is where the fire hides. On some varieties the fire may also hide in layers in the Chalcedony itself. This varies from mine to mine. The Fire Agate from Mexico has this feature more often than Arizona rock does.   This article is going to explain briefly how to extract the colors from the beginning. This process is...

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