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Agate

ETYMOLOGY: The name "agate" comes from the river Achates (Dirillo currently located south of Sicily, Italy), where he allegedly found the first agates Pliny.
 
CRYSTAL SYSTEM : Trigonal.
 
PRINCIPLE OF FORMATION: Primary.
 
MINERAL CLASS: Oxide, quartz group.
 
CHEMICAL FORMULA, MINERAL ELEMENTS: SiO2 Al,Ca,Fe,Mn.
 
HARDNESS: 6,5 - 7 in the Mohs.
 
FIELDS: Brazil, Uruguay (Artigas), Argentina, Morocco, Czech Republic, Madagascar, India, United States.
 
 
MINERALOGY: Source hydrothermal in silicon-poor volcanic rocks in the crevices formed by gas bubbles, as lava cools solidify to form quartz depositing on the walls of the slits, the typical banded of agates is achieved by depositing other quartz such as carnelian, onyx, jasper and chalcedony.
READ MORE: When the agate completely fills the slot is called "almond" , if there is an empty space inside is called a " agate geode."
 
 

MYTHOLOGY: In India, Nepal and Tibet, they used the straight-banded agate and carved to make charms, these people called the agate as the stones of science, with it, the Indians thought they could cure eye diseases and agates whose interior was filled with water (eagle stone) used them as protective of pregnancy. Egyptians used agates to counteract the bites of spiders and scorpions, these people also put agate in the eye sockets of mummies. In Islam agate ring ensures a long life.

 


PROPERTIES: It says it helps to have an idea of life in a calm manner, helping to solve the issues collected and concentrated own way, it helps get maturity and spiritual growth. Making more stable. Agate transmits emotionally protection and security. Mentally power logical and rational thinking, stimulates concentration.


CHAKRAS: It depends on the color and type of agate.

 

ZODIAC SIGN: Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Virgo, Aquarius Scorpio, Pisces.

 

USES: Because of its hardness and resistance to acids used in making mortars intended to mix chemical reagents. Their physical characteristics allow used for finishing leather materials. Also to make decorative objects and jewelry, collection, meditation.


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Amethyst quartz agate bird figure

Bird figure: agate-quartz-amethyst
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42.00 / unit(s) *

Gray agate antistress

9.00 / unit(s) *

1SG.AGA08

12.00 *

Fuchsia listed agate 4mm faceted ball strands

Mineral: Fuchsia Listed Agate
Form: faceted ball
Diameter: 4mm
Length (fil): 38 cm. aprox
Price is for strand.

12.00 / unit(s) *

Lilac listed agate 4mm faceted ball strands

Mineral: Lilac Listed Agate
Form: faceted ball
Diameter: 4mm
Length (fil): 38 cm. aprox
Price is for strand.

4.00 *

Green striped agate 4mm faceted ball strands

Mineral: Green Striped Agate
Form: faceted ball
Diameter: 4mm
Length (fil): 38 cm. aprox
Price is for strand.

4.00 / unit(s) *

Lilac listed agate 8mm faceted ball beads strands

Mineral: Lilac Listed Agate
Form: faceted ball
Diameter: 8mm
Length (fil): 38 cm. aprox
Price is for strand.

12.00 *

Lilac listed agate 10mm faceted ball bead strands

Mineral: Lilac Listed Agate
Form: faceted ball
Diameter: 10mm
Length (fil): 38 cm. aprox
Price is for strand.

14.00 *

green striped agate 8mm faceted ball beads strands

Mineral: Green Striped Agate
Form: faceted ball
Diameter: 8mm
Length (fil): 38 cm. aprox
Price is for strand.

6.00 *

Green agate 10mm faceted ball bead strands

Mineral: Green Agate
Form: faceted ball
Diameter: 10mm
Length (fil): 38 cm. aprox
Price is for strand.

22.00 / unit(s) *

Red striped agate 4mm faceted ball strands

Mineral: Red Striped Agate
Form: faceted ball
Diameter: 4mm
Length (fil): 38 cm. aprox
Price is for strand.

8.00 / unit(s) *

Green agate 6mm faceted ball strands

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

16.00 / unit(s) *

moss agate 3mm faceted ball strands

Mineral: Moss Agate
Form: faceted ball
Diameter: 3mm
Length (fil): 38 cm. aprox
Price is for strand.

13.00 *

Spider agate 4mm faceted ball strands

Mineral: Spider Agate
Form: faceted ball
Diameter: 4mm
Length (fil): 38 cm. aprox
Price is for strand.

4.00 / unit(s) *

moss agate 8mm faceted ball beads strands

Mineral: Moss Agate
Form: faceted ball
Diameter: 8mm
Length (fil): 38 cm. aprox
Price is for strand.

12.00 *

moss agate 10mm faceted ball bead strands

Mineral: Moss Agate
Form: faceted ball
Diameter: 10mm
Length (fil): 38 cm. aprox
Price is for strand.

14.00 *

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) *

Black listed agate 6mm faceted ball strands

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

15.00 / unit(s) *

Moss Agate Donut Size 30Mm

Moss Agate
Donut Size 30Mm
The price is for unit.
The picture is a random sample
5.00 *

Spider agate 6mm faceted ball strands

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

7.00 / unit(s) *

Moss Agate Crystal Skull 2,6X3,1Cm

Height: 3.1 cm
Width: 2.6 cm
Depth: 3.7 cm
Weight: 35 gr. approx.
15.00 / unit(s) *

Spider agate 8mm faceted ball beads strands

Mineral: Spider Agate
Form: faceted ball
Diameter: 8mm
Length (fil): 38 cm. aprox
Price is for strand.

10.00 / unit(s) *

Carnelian Cabochon 10mm

2.50 / unit(s) *

Black Agate Crystal Egg

Height: 4.5 cm
Width: 3.5 cm
20.00 / unit(s) *

Red Agate Crystal Ball Ref:Alr48

6 cm
Weight: 270g approx.
48.00 / unit(s) *

Blue Agate Thumbled Stone Pack Ref:Ala2

Weight: 200 gr.
Approx 25-30mm.
4.50 / Package(s) *

Red Agate Thumbled Stone Pendant with Hole

Red striped agate tumbled pendant with hole
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4.00 / unit(s) *

Amethyst green quartz calcite bird figure

Bird figure: calcite-green quartz-amethyst
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42.00 / unit(s) *

Green Aventurine Quartz Calcite Amethyst Bird Figure

Bird figure green aventurine quartz calcite amethyst
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55.00 / unit(s) *

Sodalite Rose Quartz Amethyst Bird Figurine

Bird figure rose quartz amethyst sodalite
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40.00 / unit(s) *

Bird figure blue quartz agate amethyst

Bird figure blue quartz amethyst agate
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40.00 / unit(s) *

Bird figure green quartz rose quartz amethyst

Bird figure green quartz rose quartz amethyst
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40.00 / unit(s) *

Bird figure green quartz rose quartz amethyst

Bird figure sodalite green aventurine quartz amethyst
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40.00 / unit(s) *

Amethyst green aventurine quartz bird figure

Bird figure amethyst green aventurine quartz
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40.00 / unit(s) *

Bird figure blue quartz agate amethyst

Bird figure blue quartz amethyst agate
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40.00 / unit(s) *

Bird figure rose quartz blue quartz mokaite amethyst

Bird figure rose quartz blue quartz mokaite amethyst
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55.00 / unit(s) *

Pink Agate Polished Point No.01

45mm x 35mm

8.00 / unit(s) *

Amethyst Onyx Blue Green Quartz Bird Figurine

Bird figure Amethyst Onyx Blue Green Quart
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40.00 / unit(s) *

Geode Agate With Amethyst Silver Pendant

Approximate size: 3 x 2 cm

14.00 / unit(s) *

Pink Agate Mobile (Small) Ref:Alf02

Stone size from 2.7 - 4.5 cm

22.00 / unit(s) *

Pibk Slice Agate Pendant

40mmx72mm aprox.

12.00 / unit(s) *

Pink Slice Agate Pendant Ref:Alf03

40mmx70mm aprox.

12.00 / unit(s) *

Blue Agate Thin Slice

8.3 x 10 x 0.5 cm

with wooden base included

14.00 *

Agate Crystallized Medallion

35 x 35 x 5mm approx.

6.00 *

Purple Slice Agate Pendant

40mmx70mm aprox.

12.00 / unit(s) *

Blue Green Slice Agate Pendant

42mmx68mm aprox.

12.00 / unit(s) *

Blue Green Slice Agate Pendant

42mmx65mm aprox.

12.00 / unit(s) *

Black Agate Mobile (Small) Ref:Aln02

Stone size from 2 x 5.5 cm approx.

22.00 / unit(s) *

Green Slice Agate Pendant

55mmx75mm aprox.

15.00 / unit(s) *

Natural Agate Thin Slice

8 x 10.5 x 0.5 cm

with wooden base included

12.00 *

Purple Slice Agate Pendant

45mmx70mm

12.00 / unit(s) *

Purple Slice Agate Pendant

40mmx75mm aprox.

12.00 / unit(s) *

Libra agate box

Small box with the agate libra tumbled stone
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6.00 / unit(s) *
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