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How to Find Agates

Presented by MooseWood Nature Center at Mead Auditorium, West Science Room #2701, Marquette MI

May 12 2018
How to Find Agates

A presentation on the formation, geological history, and how to find Lake Superior agates at Mead Auditorium at West Science Room #2701.

A Presentation by Karen “the Agate Lady” Brzys

Karen Brzys, also known as the “Agate Lady” is the author of “Agates: Inside Out” and “How to Find Agates” and operates the Gitche Gumee Agate and History Museum in Grand Marais, Michigan.

“While they can be purchased at rock and gem shops, it’s much more rewarding to find agates on your own,” says Brzys.

Karen will share what an agate is and that unlike other gemstones each agate is unique. Agate formation and a geological history of the Upper Peninsula will also be presented. If you are a new rock hound or a seasoned

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Mead Auditorium, West Science Room #2701

2701 Presque Isle Avenue, Marquette, MI 49855

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