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I would like help to identify this Stone. I found this stone in my back yard. I would just like to know if it is worth anything or if I'm just going to add it to the driveway. enter image description here

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  • $\begingroup$ I found this Stone in Carleton County New Brunswick Canada $\endgroup$ – Brian Sep 3 '18 at 17:11
  • $\begingroup$ Not worth anything. Still pretty though. $\endgroup$ – Gimelist Sep 4 '18 at 4:44
  • $\begingroup$ Please read this guide and add as much information as you can. $\endgroup$ – gerrit Sep 4 '18 at 9:17
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It appears to be a tumbled agate either by river action or by man. Is it semi-translucent meaning that if held in front of a light, can you see partly through it. A simple test to begin in identification is by the moh hardness test. Agate is around 6.5-7 which is harder then glass or steel. You shouldnt be able to scratch agate with a knife but agate will scratch the knife.

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