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"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…

Rainbow Rock

Rainbow Rock

Like little nebulas inside each compartment- the idea that a little universe can exist in such a tiny space

Like little nebulas inside each compartment- the idea that a little universe can exist in such a tiny space

Ammonite fossil 65 million years  THIS IS BEAUTIFUL!!!  I ORIGINALLY THOUGHT IT WAS A MOSAIC, THEN A PAINTING.

Ammonite fossil 65 million years THIS IS BEAUTIFUL!!! I ORIGINALLY THOUGHT IT WAS A MOSAIC, THEN A PAINTING.

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Australian Fire Opal

Australian Fire Opal

Solid Detroit Agate / Fordite Cabochon  Early 1960's Material  (suzybones). via Etsy. Not an agate at all - the original material was created many years ago at the Ford Rouge Plant just outside of Detroit, Michigan. Layer upon layer, paint over-spray built up on metal racks that transported new car bodies through the paint shop, and into the oven, where each coat was baked hard.

Solid Detroit Agate / Fordite Cabochon Early 1960's Material (suzybones). via Etsy. Not an agate at all - the original material was created many years ago at the Ford Rouge Plant just outside of Detroit, Michigan. Layer upon layer, paint over-spray built up on metal racks that transported new car bodies through the paint shop, and into the oven, where each coat was baked hard.

Mineralesque - Fordite, also known as Detroit agate, is old automobile paint which has hardened sufficiently to be cut and polished. It was formed from the built up [sic] 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.

Mineralesque - Fordite, also known as Detroit agate, is old automobile paint which has hardened sufficiently to be cut and polished. It was formed from the built up [sic] 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.

Topaz blue gem crystal / Xanda mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil #minerals #rocks #crystal

Topaz blue gem crystal / Xanda mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil #minerals #rocks #crystal

Incredible Chrystal formation

Incredible Chrystal formation

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