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Fluorescent Agate, Image Credit: Lori Carter

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The AFMS website is a collaboration of members of the AFMS rockhound family. We are fortunate to have so many members who share their knowledge and expertise with others. This website continues to grow because of the generosity of members like you. Thank you!!!

All material on this website is published under the AFMS copyright terms and conditions. Submitters may request a more restrictive or less restrictive copyright.

To maintain a measure of consistency relative to content and format, submissions must follow the AFMS website guidelines and requirements.

To protect this website from spam and other malicious intent, submissions must go through a 2 step process. First, you must submit a website submission request form so the webmaster can verify that the submission request is legitimate. Then, if the request is approved, you will receive an email with information for uploading your submission. 

About the image at the top of this page

Fluorescent Agate

This agate glows brilliantly under shortwave light at 254 nanometers. It was collected during a field trip to a quarry in Tennessee. So who wouldn't pick up something this beautiful? Well, see what it looks like under a good old incandescent light (below).

Image Credits: Lori Carter