Agate, Snakeskin

Snakeskin agate is a rare variegated form of Chalcedony found in parts of the United States, India, Morocco, Czech Republic, Brazil, and Africa.  It is semi-translucent and has unusual inclusions that give its surface a snake-like or scaled appearance.

  • – Strength during excessive activity.
  • – Cheerfulness, self-love & appreciate simple joys in life.
  • – Creates invisibility in crowds.
  • – Self-esteem and self-awareness.
  • – Helpful in finding lost items.
  • – Can initiate rise in Kundalini.
Hardness: 6.5-7 Mohs
Specific Gravity: 2.57-2.64
Refractive Index: 1.53-1.55


Tumbled Snakeskin Agate from China

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.