|Dimensions||28.5 x 25 x 4 cm|
This second volume of the gorgeous agate trilogy includes descriptions and of course photos of many more agates! With 2,200 color pictures!
AGATES II introduces about 50 of the most important and interesting agate collectors from around the world. They give the reader an exceptional insight not only into their private collections but also into their interesting lives with stunning details.
There is also a very extensive new agate worldwide location update. This update includes unusual and exotic destinations like Antarctica and Greenland.
A highlight in this amazing book is the chapter on agate inclusions in collaboration with top US agate collector Pat McMahan, with over 300 impressive pages including brand new information about locations and findings. The McMahan collection of agates with inclusions is the biggest and best in the world!
Another entire chapter is dedicated to the jasper, co-authored by US jasper expert Hans Gamma. It is an unprecedented composition of jasper information about the definition, genesis, history and today’s existing jasper varieties.
In addition, there is a breathtaking photographic report about the most spectacular agate and jasper digging that ever took place in Europe.
AGATES II is a definite rockhound must!