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« on: April 14, 2016, 06:01:50 pm »

This is the second piece of Dino bone I've taken a chance on. The first was brown with mostly calcite cells - a bust. This one I'm much more excited about. Bright orange and red with black webbing and little mini-agates in the cells. Sweet!


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« Reply #1 on: April 14, 2016, 06:12:46 pm »

Yes, that is a good piece.  Try to avoid anything other than fully agatized bone and you will not be disappointed!
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« Reply #2 on: April 14, 2016, 06:15:19 pm »

Thanks Michael,

Is there a good way to tell if it's fully agatized in the rough state (from photos)? The other piece looked ok until I cut it open and saw all the platy calcite.

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« Reply #3 on: April 14, 2016, 09:34:29 pm »

Most sellers of good Dinosaur Gem Bone post really good photos and you can see there is little "texture", cracks, pits and open cells. 
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« Reply #4 on: April 15, 2016, 08:41:37 am »

Looking great. Now lets see what you are going to do with it.  woohoo2
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« Reply #5 on: April 15, 2016, 07:32:50 pm »

Cut another couple of slabs. The color is a little more orange deeper in, but more colors are showing up in the cells. Sweet rock  dancer5



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« Reply #6 on: April 17, 2016, 12:54:36 am »

really sweet
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