These beautiful agate necklaces are made out of Lake Superior agates right here in Minnesota. Each one is unique and one of a kind.
Colors: Red, Gray, Black,Tapue
When you purchase the necklaces you can pick which one you would like via email through us. If you chose not to purchase the options we have available you will be refunded. We are doing it this way because each one is so unique.
Please email: Moosecellaneousmn@gmail.com with your color preference.
The Lake Superior agate is a type of agate stained by iron and found on the shores of Lake Superior. Its wide distribution and iron-rich bands of color reflect the gemstone’s geologic history in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Michigan. In 1969 the Lake Superior agate was designated by the Minnesota Legislature as the official state gemstone.
The Lake Superior agate was selected because the agate reflects many aspects of Minnesota. It was formed during lava eruptions that occurred in Minnesota about a billion years ago. The stone’s predominant red color comes from iron, a major Minnesota industrial mineral found extensively throughout the Iron Range region. Finally, the Lake Superior agate can be found in many regions of Minnesota as it was distributed by glacial movement across Minnesota 10,000 to 15,000 years ago.
*information taken from Geologypage.com