Vaal River alluvial diamond diggings. Old excavations completely eroded. Mostly farmland at present. Agates remained on the surface when mining was abandoned. The area is reworked at present and access to the collecting sites prohibited. Agates are dark to lightbrown to buff or sand outside. Inside they are showing sometimes nice dendritic inclusions. Interlayers between Makroquarz and chalcedony can sometimes be recognized. A lot are eroded by water and smoothly rounded or the outside weathered to powdery yellow or white. Full nodules are not plentiful.
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