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Published in Great Plains Research17:2 (Fall 2007). Copyright ©2007 Center for Great Plains Studies, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.


All of us have at one time or another picked up a "pretty" rock whether from a parking lot or on a field trip, without always recognizing the beauty that can be brought out when the rock is cut and polished.Agates: Treasures of the Earth gives us a revelatory look at this group of dazzling stones.