Dryhead Agate: An Inside Look at the History, Mining, and Natural Beauty of Agates from Montana's Dryhead Region

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Order your copy of Dryhead Agate: An Inside Look at the History, Mining, and Natural Beauty of Agates from Montana's Dryhead Region by John T. Hurst

First discovered around 1950, Dryhead Agates were named after Dryhead Creek along the Montana/ Wyoming border. Although, Dryhead Agates weren't well known at first, today's collectors can easily recognize Dryhead Agates by their orange and brown fortifications, and a variety of vivid colors.

From the introduction: "This book is intended for any level of agate collector who wishes to discover more about one of the world's best agates. the agates presented in this book are merely a small slice of all the Dryhead Agates in collections and museums. We hope that our photos give you a statistically significant sampling, sufficient to help you make your evaluations. There are collections, both in the private and public domains, which equal or exceed the quality of Dryhead Agates in this book. The agate photos here may not reach perfection, but we hope that they make your heart beat a little faster."

Features 88 pages of information and color photos of Dryhead Agates