This type of banded agate were collected in an area approximately 15 miles east of Estación Moctezuma on the ranches San Martin and El Barreal,Chiuahua,Mexico.Those agates are surface findings with an average size from one to two inches ( the big ones are having an diameter up to 3 inches). The with skin is caused by wheathering and is typically for this type of agate. Today nice collectors items are difficult to obtain. The typical colors are pink,salmon,yellow,white with a pastel opaque tone and often very thin layers.Today most of the material marketed as Moctezuma are Laguna agates instead.
Weight: 22.90 ct.