Agate, Banded, Purple/Pink

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
PinkPurple Banded Agate


Michelle Ferris

Owner, curator, and buyer for Crystallography Gems. The brick and mortar shop is relatively new, and has been around since 2021 in Seattle's Georgetown neighborhood. Our presence as a business and as a rock and gem show has been longstanding, since 2013.Our shop offers crystals, minerals, gems, rocks, jewelry, and metaphysical tools. We work hard to inform our customers, giving them the education they need to be confident, intuitive, and wise collectors of crystals and minerals.