"Fordite, also known as Detroit agate, is old automobile paint which has hardened sufficiently to be cut and polished.[1] It was formed from the build up of layers of enamel paint slag on tracks and skids on which cars were hand spray-painted (a now automated process), which have been baked numerous times.[2] In recent times the material has been recycled as eco friendly jewelry"  I also know that the overspray build up stopped around 1972 and all of the fordite around is from old…

"Fordite, also known as Detroit agate, is old automobile paint which has hardened sufficiently to be cut and polished.[1] It was formed from the build up of layers of enamel paint slag on tracks and skids on which cars were hand spray-painted (a now automated process), which have been baked numerous times.[2] In recent times the material has been recycled as eco friendly jewelry" I also know that the overspray build up stopped around 1972 and all of the fordite around is from old…

This is an American Contra Luz Opal. | This Beautiful Gemstone Looks Like It Contains A Small Nebula

This is an American Contra Luz Opal.

This is an American Contra Luz Opal. | This Beautiful Gemstone Looks Like It Contains A Small Nebula

Grains of sand magnified by 250 times.

Grains of sand magnified by 250 times.

Opal fossil - simply amazing that something so plain on the outside holds such treasures within

Opal fossil - simply amazing that something so plain on the outside holds such treasures within

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