Montana Agate belongs to the Dendritic Agate group of Silicates with a hardness of 7. Dendritics display sharply defined two-dimensional, tree-like branching patterns within the stone. Creating lovely patterns for lapidaries and are desirable for cabochon cutting.
(Ref. Collecting Rocks, Gems and Minerals - Patti Polk)
At Thomason Stone Supply we also believe that they are great for amazing beads with character, making it a unique addition to any necklace.
Prices start at $24/strand. Please call the store for current prices and availability.