A member of the Chalcedony or Cryptocrystalline silica family, Agate is a microcrystalline Quartz that occurs in a broad array of colors.  Pink agate has a waxy and smooth surface. It occurs in many shades of pink. Several pink agates are hollow with small crystals inside.The composition is silica with a stew of various trace elements.

  • Acceptance of oneself; self-confidence.
  • Enhances mental function, perception, concentration, analytical abilities.
  • Speak your truth.
  • Powerful, to-the-point communication. 
  • Lends spiritual discrimination.
Hardness: 6.5-7 Mohs 
Specific Gravity: 2.57-2.64 
Refractive Index: 1.53-1.55
Pink/Purple Banded Agate

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