Agate after Shells

Fossil shells replaced by agate from the western Sahara


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J128 - Agate after Shell $ 70
Dakhla area, Western Sahara, Morocco
thumbnail - 1.9 x 1.9 x 1.4 cm


Agate after Shell from Dakhla area, Western Sahara, Morocco [db_pics/pics/J128a.jpg] Agate after Shell from Dakhla area, Western Sahara, Morocco [db_pics/pics/J128b.jpg] Agate after Shell from Dakhla area, Western Sahara, Morocco [db_pics/pics/J128c.jpg]

Fossil shell that has been replaced by translucent golden agate. These are found on the surface, having weathered out of the surrounding rock formations. There are about 40 different species found at this deposit. Although they could have weathered out of different formations, they are all believed to be Eocene in age. Most are broken pieces and weathered and perfectly preserved examples such as this are uncommon, probably less than 5 percent of what is found.


J146 - Agate after Shell $ 220
Dakhla area, Western Sahara, Morocco
small cabinet - 5.4 x 3 x 2.6 cm


Agate after Shell from Dakhla area, Western Sahara, Morocco [db_pics/pics/J146a.jpg] Agate after Shell from Dakhla area, Western Sahara, Morocco [db_pics/pics/J146b.jpg] Agate after Shell from Dakhla area, Western Sahara, Morocco [db_pics/pics/J146c.jpg]

Fossil shell that has been replaced by translucent golden agate. These are found on the surface, having weathered out of the surrounding rock formations. There are about 40 different species found at this deposit. Although they could have weathered out of different formations, they are all believed to be Eocene in age. Most are broken pieces and weathered and perfectly preserved examples such as this are uncommon, probably less than 5 percent of what is found. Fine quality large specimen.


J144 - Agate after Shell $ 200
Dakhla area, Western Sahara, Morocco
miniature - 3.5 x 3.3 x 1.3 cm


Agate after Shell from Dakhla area, Western Sahara, Morocco [db_pics/pics/J144a.jpg] Agate after Shell from Dakhla area, Western Sahara, Morocco [db_pics/pics/J144b.jpg] Agate after Shell from Dakhla area, Western Sahara, Morocco [db_pics/pics/J144c.jpg] Agate after Shell from Dakhla area, Western Sahara, Morocco [db_pics/pics/j144d.jpg]

Fossil shell that has been replaced by translucent grey agate. These are found on the surface, having weathered out of the surrounding rock formations. There are about 40 different species found at this deposit. Although they could have weathered out of different formations, they are all believed to be Eocene in age. Most are broken pieces and weathered and perfectly preserved examples such as this are uncommon, probably less than 5 percent of what is found. Fine quality example of a lesser seen species.


J143 - Agate after Shell $ 200
Dakhla area, Western Sahara, Morocco
miniature - 3.2 x 2.9 x 1.2 cm


Agate after Shell from Dakhla area, Western Sahara, Morocco [db_pics/pics/J143a.jpg] Agate after Shell from Dakhla area, Western Sahara, Morocco [db_pics/pics/J143b.jpg] Agate after Shell from Dakhla area, Western Sahara, Morocco [db_pics/pics/J143c.jpg] Agate after Shell from Dakhla area, Western Sahara, Morocco [db_pics/pics/j143d.jpg]

Fossil shell that has been replaced by translucent grey agate. These are found on the surface, having weathered out of the surrounding rock formations. There are about 40 different species found at this deposit. Although they could have weathered out of different formations, they are all believed to be Eocene in age. Most are broken pieces and weathered and perfectly preserved examples such as this are uncommon, probably less than 5 percent of what is found. Fine quality example of a lesser seen species.


J142 - Agate after Shell $ 200
Dakhla area, Western Sahara, Morocco
miniature - 3.5 x 2.9 x 1.2 cm


Agate after Shell from Dakhla area, Western Sahara, Morocco [db_pics/pics/J142a.jpg] Agate after Shell from Dakhla area, Western Sahara, Morocco [db_pics/pics/J142b.jpg] Agate after Shell from Dakhla area, Western Sahara, Morocco [db_pics/pics/J142c.jpg] Agate after Shell from Dakhla area, Western Sahara, Morocco [db_pics/pics/j142d.jpg]

Fossil shell that has been replaced by translucent grey agate. These are found on the surface, having weathered out of the surrounding rock formations. There are about 40 different species found at this deposit. Although they could have weathered out of different formations, they are all believed to be Eocene in age. Most are broken pieces and weathered and perfectly preserved examples such as this are uncommon, probably less than 5 percent of what is found. Fine quality example of a lesser seen species.


J141 - Agate after Shell $ 60
Dakhla area, Western Sahara, Morocco
miniature - 3.6 x 1.5 x 1.5 cm


Agate after Shell from Dakhla area, Western Sahara, Morocco [db_pics/pics/J141a.jpg] Agate after Shell from Dakhla area, Western Sahara, Morocco [db_pics/pics/J141b.jpg] Agate after Shell from Dakhla area, Western Sahara, Morocco [db_pics/pics/J141c.jpg]

Fossil shell that has been replaced by translucent golden agate. These are found on the surface, having weathered out of the surrounding rock formations. There are about 40 different species found at this deposit. Although they could have weathered out of different formations, they are all believed to be Eocene in age. Most are broken pieces and weathered and perfectly preserved examples such as this are uncommon, probably less than 5 percent of what is found.


J140 - Agate after Shell $ 120 SOLD
Dakhla area, Western Sahara, Morocco
thumbnail - 2.3 x 1.5 x 1.1 cm


Agate after Shell from Dakhla area, Western Sahara, Morocco [db_pics/pics/J140a.jpg] Agate after Shell from Dakhla area, Western Sahara, Morocco [db_pics/pics/J140b.jpg] Agate after Shell from Dakhla area, Western Sahara, Morocco [db_pics/pics/J140c.jpg] Agate after Shell from Dakhla area, Western Sahara, Morocco [db_pics/pics/J140d.jpg]

Fossil shell that has been replaced by translucent golden agate. These are found on the surface, having weathered out of the surrounding rock formations. There are about 40 different species found at this deposit. Although they could have weathered out of different formations, they are all believed to be Eocene in age. Most are broken pieces and weathered and perfectly preserved examples such as this are uncommon, probably less than 5 percent of what is found. Fine quality example of an uncommonly seen species.


J138 - Agate after Shell $ 60 SOLD
Dakhla area, Western Sahara, Morocco
miniature - 3.6 x 1.5 x 1.5 cm


Agate after Shell from Dakhla area, Western Sahara, Morocco [db_pics/pics/J138a.jpg] Agate after Shell from Dakhla area, Western Sahara, Morocco [db_pics/pics/J138b.jpg] Agate after Shell from Dakhla area, Western Sahara, Morocco [db_pics/pics/J138c.jpg]

Fossil shell that has been replaced by translucent golden agate. These are found on the surface, having weathered out of the surrounding rock formations. There are about 40 different species found at this deposit. Although they could have weathered out of different formations, they are all believed to be Eocene in age. Most are broken pieces and weathered and perfectly preserved examples such as this are uncommon, probably less than 5 percent of what is found.


J137 - Agate after Shell $ 60
Dakhla area, Western Sahara, Morocco
thumbnail - 2.8 x 1.8 x 1.5 cm


Agate after Shell from Dakhla area, Western Sahara, Morocco [db_pics/pics/J137a.jpg] Agate after Shell from Dakhla area, Western Sahara, Morocco [db_pics/pics/J137b.jpg] Agate after Shell from Dakhla area, Western Sahara, Morocco [db_pics/pics/J137c.jpg]

Fossil shell that has been replaced by translucent golden agate. These are found on the surface, having weathered out of the surrounding rock formations. There are about 40 different species found at this deposit. Although they could have weathered out of different formations, they are all believed to be Eocene in age. Most are broken pieces and weathered and perfectly preserved examples such as this are uncommon, probably less than 5 percent of what is found. An uncommonly seen species.


J136 - Agate after Shell $ 60
Dakhla area, Western Sahara, Morocco
thumbnail - 2.5 x 2.3 x 1.9 cm


Agate after Shell from Dakhla area, Western Sahara, Morocco [db_pics/pics/J136a.jpg] Agate after Shell from Dakhla area, Western Sahara, Morocco [db_pics/pics/J136b.jpg] Agate after Shell from Dakhla area, Western Sahara, Morocco [db_pics/pics/J136c.jpg]

Fossil shell that has been replaced by translucent golden agate. These are found on the surface, having weathered out of the surrounding rock formations. There are about 40 different species found at this deposit. Although they could have weathered out of different formations, they are all believed to be Eocene in age. Most are broken pieces and weathered and perfectly preserved examples such as this are uncommon, probably less than 5 percent of what is found.


J134 - Agate after Shell $ 50
Dakhla area, Western Sahara, Morocco
thumbnail - 2 x 1.8 x 1.3 cm


Agate after Shell from Dakhla area, Western Sahara, Morocco [db_pics/pics/J134a.jpg] Agate after Shell from Dakhla area, Western Sahara, Morocco [db_pics/pics/J134b.jpg] Agate after Shell from Dakhla area, Western Sahara, Morocco [db_pics/pics/J134c.jpg]

Fossil shell that has been replaced by translucent golden agate. These are found on the surface, having weathered out of the surrounding rock formations. There are about 40 different species found at this deposit. Although they could have weathered out of different formations, they are all believed to be Eocene in age. Most are broken pieces and weathered and perfectly preserved examples such as this are uncommon, probably less than 5 percent of what is found.


J130 - Agate after Shell $ 50 SOLD
Dakhla area, Western Sahara, Morocco
thumbnail - 2 x 1.9 x 1.3 cm


Agate after Shell from Dakhla area, Western Sahara, Morocco [db_pics/pics/J130a.jpg] Agate after Shell from Dakhla area, Western Sahara, Morocco [db_pics/pics/J130b.jpg] Agate after Shell from Dakhla area, Western Sahara, Morocco [db_pics/pics/J130c.jpg]

Fossil shell that has been replaced by translucent golden agate. These are found on the surface, having weathered out of the surrounding rock formations. There are about 40 different species found at this deposit. Although they could have weathered out of different formations, they are all believed to be Eocene in age. Most are broken pieces and weathered and perfectly preserved examples such as this are uncommon, probably less than 5 percent of what is found.


J129 - Agate after Shell $ 150 SOLD
Dakhla area, Western Sahara, Morocco
thumbnail - 2.6 x 2 x 2 cm


Agate after Shell from Dakhla area, Western Sahara, Morocco [db_pics/pics/J129a.jpg] Agate after Shell from Dakhla area, Western Sahara, Morocco [db_pics/pics/J129b.jpg] Agate after Shell from Dakhla area, Western Sahara, Morocco [db_pics/pics/J129c.jpg]

Fossil shell that has been replaced by translucent golden agate. These are found on the surface, having weathered out of the surrounding rock formations. There are about 40 different species found at this deposit. Although they could have weathered out of different formations, they are all believed to be Eocene in age. Most are broken pieces and weathered and perfectly preserved examples such as this are uncommon, probably less than 5 percent of what is found. This is the only matrix specimen I've seen.


J147 - Agate after Shell $ 150
Dakhla area, Western Sahara, Morocco
small cabinet - 5.2 x 3 x 2.5 cm


Agate after Shell from Dakhla area, Western Sahara, Morocco [db_pics/pics/J147a.jpg] Agate after Shell from Dakhla area, Western Sahara, Morocco [db_pics/pics/J147b.jpg] Agate after Shell from Dakhla area, Western Sahara, Morocco [db_pics/pics/J147c.jpg]

Fossil shell that has been replaced by translucent golden agate. These are found on the surface, having weathered out of the surrounding rock formations. There are about 40 different species found at this deposit. Although they could have weathered out of different formations, they are all believed to be Eocene in age. Most are broken pieces and weathered and perfectly preserved examples such as this are uncommon, probably less than 5 percent of what is found. Much larger than most.


J145 - Agate after Shell $ 120
Dakhla area, Western Sahara, Morocco
miniature - 4.8 x 3 x 2.5 cm


Agate after Shell from Dakhla area, Western Sahara, Morocco [db_pics/pics/J145a.jpg] Agate after Shell from Dakhla area, Western Sahara, Morocco [db_pics/pics/J145b.jpg] Agate after Shell from Dakhla area, Western Sahara, Morocco [db_pics/pics/J145c.jpg]

Fossil shell that has been replaced by translucent golden agate. These are found on the surface, having weathered out of the surrounding rock formations. There are about 40 different species found at this deposit. Although they could have weathered out of different formations, they are all believed to be Eocene in age. Most are broken pieces and weathered and perfectly preserved examples such as this are uncommon, probably less than 5 percent of what is found. Fine quality example of an uncommonly seen species.



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