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“...These agate deposit is an official "Rockhound area" of the Bureau of land management (BLM). It is located in the eastern part of the State; it can be reached only via a short detour from the neighboring New Mexico. A dirt road leads to the very much secluded area. Here abundant smaller chalcedony nodules lying around on the surface.

With luck and perseverance, even slightly larger specimen are to to find, that contain very much rare banded agates in the colours white, blue and pink. Often, meander through the almonds snowflake-like white layers and give a special charm to these specimen. In addition, geodes with clear quartz crystals and small pieces of fire agate occur..."

Johann Zenz wrote in his article “Achat- und Jaspisfundstellen in Arizona, USA”, Mineralienwelt 01/2012, Bode Publishing House.