Condor Agate, Mendoza, Argentina

Fluorescent Condor agate from the Los Noquis deposit, San Rafael Department, Mendoza Province, Argentina. This agate specimen consists of a polished half-nodule featuring alternating bands of chalcedony and quartz, and has a central quartz-lined cavity which contains a single, large, transparent calcite crystal. The size of this specimen is 67 x 51 x 31 mm, and it weighs 133 grams.