Search for Lake Superior agates in surrounding areas with many pebbles and rocks.

How to Identify Lake Superior Agates

Lake Superior Agates - found on both north (MN) and south (WI) shores of Lake Superior. - Agates are semi precious stones so common on Lake Superior beaches no one pays much attention.

Lake Superior Agates - found on both north (MN) and south (WI) shores of Lake Superior. - Agates are semi precious stones so common on Lake Superior beaches no one pays much attention.

Agates are semiprecious gems that can be found all over the world. Throughout history, they have been valued as stones of impressive beauty and charm. Most people recognize agate as a highly polished, banded stone, but recognizing unpolished agate on a lake or in a freshly plowed field is a little tougher. Identifying unpolished agate is something...

How to Identify Unpolished Agates

Agates are semiprecious gems that can be found all over the world. Throughout history, they have been valued as stones of impressive beauty and charm. Most people recognize agate as a highly polished, banded stone, but recognizing unpolished agate on a lake or in a freshly plowed field is a little tougher. Identifying unpolished agate is something...

The Lake Superior agate is a type of agate stained by iron and found on the shores of Lake Superior.   Agates were formed during lava eruptions that occurred in the midwest region about a billion years ago. The stone’s predominant red color comes from iron, a major industrial mineral found extensively throughout the Iron Range region.

The Lake Superior agate is a type of agate stained by iron and found on the shores of Lake Superior. Agates were formed during lava eruptions that occurred in the midwest region about a billion years ago. The stone’s predominant red color comes from iron, a major industrial mineral found extensively throughout the Iron Range region.

Our newest Lake Superior agate! Mark bought me this agate after days of hearing me say how much I loved it:) Mark also gave me an amazing laker covered with eyes for X-Mas... I'll be photographing and posting it soon.

Our newest Lake Superior agate! Mark bought me this agate after days of hearing me say how much I loved it:) Mark also gave me an amazing laker covered with eyes for X-Mas... I'll be photographing and posting it soon.

Lake Superior Agate another eye agate. Never polish agates they are worth more in the raw

Lake Superior Agate another eye agate. Never polish agates they are worth more in the raw

North Country gold: How and where to find Lake Superior agates | Star Tribune

North Country gold: How and where to find Lake Superior agates | Star Tribune

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