Curious Minds Did You Know? There are 18 volcanoes in the USA with the potential to erupt again. They are in Alaska, Hawaii and the West Coast States.
Agate is a very fine-grained form of Quartz. It grows within volcanic lava bubbles known as geodes. Once the geode fully fills with crystals we can then slice it with diamond saws are used to slice the Agate it is then ground to remove any imperfections then polished and dyed to enhance and display the beautiful natural banding within.
Mixed Geodes take hundreds of millions of years to form. The most common crystal is quartz, but purple amethyst is the most popular.