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“… The place of discovery called Haigerachertal is not far from the well-known mineral stockpile Silberbrünnle, at which mineral-collectors can find little Copperminerals as micromounts. This place of discovery was after the storm Lothar accessible, today this again recultivated, and the finding possibilities expired. The agates are mainly grey to brown, as in the Lierbachtal they are developed in shells (Lithophyae in sensu strictu) and partly with a grey, agat- mash filled ( brecciated chalcedony )…”

written by Patricia Hemmer, in “thundereggs from the Black Forest” - catalog to the international agate-fair 2012