Agate is a popular gemstone.
This finely-grained quartz is known for its vibrant colors and patterns like mountains, rivers, and skies… Watch some amazing pictures of so-called landscape agates.
There’s an incredible variety of landscape agates, appearing in different hues, shapes, and patterns.
These characteristics create distinct places that depict sandy deserts, calm oceanscapes, and the sun setting behind a forest where dark, feathered marks mimic silhouetted trees.
It’s no wonder that the agate gemstone is popular for collectors and perfect for accessories. Look at these specimens of opals. They are also mind-blowing.