Thursday, April 15, 2010

What are the scientific name of GREY AGATE stone and LIGHT SALMON stone?

This are kinds of stones/rocks. Used also in making tiles.

What are the scientific name of GREY AGATE stone and LIGHT SALMON stone?
Agates are semi-precious gemstones that are a variegated form of chalcedony (pronounced kal-sed鈥?nee), which is silicon dioxide in the form of microscopic fibrous quartz crystals.





LIGHT SALMON stone will be a Marble. Mineralogy: 95% calcite (CaCO3) or dolomite Ca,Mg(CO3)2. Impurities may give rise to new minerals such as olivine.


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