Crazy Lace Agate
Mineral Class: Chalcedony
Crystal System: Trigonal
Hardness: 6.5 - 7
Colors: Yellow, Red, Orange, White, Brown
The Crazy Lace Agate is a banded microcrystalline Quartz infused with aluminum and iron. It usually has complex patterns and bright colors, producing swirls of golds, grays, blacks, browns and even the occasional reds and pinks. Also known as Mexican Agate, the Crazy Lace Agate is quite young compared to other minerals found on earth. It is believed to have been created about 65 - 90 million years ago. The Crazy Lace Agate has patterns that resemble woven lace reminding us of the interconnectedness of all things. This stone is only found in Chihuahua, Mexico.