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AGB.0AC1. 5e

5.00 *
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AGB.0BBB08

15.00 *
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AGB.0BBB12

22.00 *

AGB.0BBB06

11.00 *
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AGB.0BRHL

10.00 *
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AGB.0BBBL04

15.00 *
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AGB.0BBBL06

19.00 *
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9X4.AGB

3.00 *
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AGB.0BBBL08

23.00 *
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AGB.0BBBL10

25.00 *
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AGB.0BBBL12

27.00 *
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Agate Bostwana Pendant Teardrop

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Size: 20x15mm

5.00 *
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Botswana Agate Faceted Teardrop Pendant

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Size: 18x12mm

5.00 *
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Botswana agate 6mm faceted ball strands

Mineral: Botswana Agate
Form: faceted ball
Diameter: 6mm
Length (fil): 38 cm. aprox
Price is for strand.

33.00 / unit(s) *
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botswana agate tumbled stone size 1

botswana agate tumbled stone size 1
Photo is a random sample

3.00 / unit(s) *
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botswana agate tumbled stone size 3

botswana agate tumbled stone size 3
Photo is a random sample

7.00 / unit(s) *
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botswana agate tumbled stone size 2

botswana agate tumbled stone size 2
Photo is a random sample

5.00 / unit(s) *
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Botswana agate
ETYMOLOGYThe "agate" name comes from the river Achates (Dirillo currently located south of Sicily, Italy), where Plinio found the first agates.
 
CRYSTAL SYSTEM : Trigonal.
 
PRINCIPLE OF FORMATION: Primary.
 
MINERAL CLASS: Oxide, quartz group.
 
CHEMICAL FORMULA, MINERAL ELEMENTS: SiO2.
 
HARDNESS: 7 in the Mohs scale.
 
FIELDS: Brazil, Argentina, Morocco, Czech Republic, Madagascar, India, United States.
 
 
MINERALOGY: The blue agate is a submanifold of quartz, presented in concentric bands that alter the white and blue colors. It is formed in cavities of volcanic rocks in which hot solutions rich in silica (SiO2) are filtered. Variations in the impurities of the solution and the conditions under which minerals are deposited give rise to different layers. If cooling of the solution is slow, they can produce quartz macrocrystals the central area, while if it is fast, the crystals are microscopic.

READ MORE: The blue tones are achieved through heat treatment where iron is the coloring substance.

 

MYTHOLOGY: During the Renaissance in the West Blue Agate was a gem of great value to the development of beautiful cameos. At present in China and India blue agate is a prized gem by the role this plays in Buddhism, and color for the interior under the system of aesthetics of feng shui.

 

: It is said that the blue agate is healing, soothing, bringing peace of mind, it helps improve verbal expression, facilitating communication between parents and children. Neutralizes anger.

 
 
CHAKRAS: Throat.
 
ZODIAC SIGN:Gemini and Aquarius.
 
USES:Meditation, collection, jewelery.