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“...Donna Nolte was a tireless advocate of rock hounding. Her get it done spirit helped countless individuals to enjoy the hobby. In 2007, Donna Nolte discovered something that would change the way we would view sedimentary rock in Wisconsin. Donna found an agate in the Ordovician age rock during her visit to a small quarry in Green Lake, Wisconsin. Agates were usually brought to Wisconsin by Glaciers. Now, because of Donna’s discovery, there is a new Wisconsin agate found in situ...”

This is the text of the first presentation of “Nolte-agate” on the agate-show “celebration of agates” in Minnetonka 2012.