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Type: Rocks & Fossils
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Birthstone: May, June, September
Agate Crystal Healing Properties:
Agate is a powerful healing stone that can help tone and strengthen the link between mind and body. It is a grounding stone but can also build up energy. Agate can impart a sense of strength and courage and enhance the ability to discern the truth and accept circumstances. It balances and stabilizes the body and can enhance the effects of other stones.
Agate History and Uses:
Agates come in a variety of forms and are named after the Achates river, now called the Dirillo river, in Sicily where they were first found in the 3rd or 4th century BC. This stone has had a long association with humans, Neolithic people made some of their artifacts from Agate. It is a stone which brings strength and stability to the wearer.
Agate Geological Description:
Agate is a form of banded Chalcedony, a mineral of the quartz group. It has a trigonal crystal structure and a hardness of 7. It is found in Brazil, South Africa, Botswana, Morocco, Czech Republic and the USA.
Affirmation: I accept life challenges with courage and determination.
All information about metaphysical properties is for reference only. It is a combination of research on how the gemstones have been used by different cultures today and throughout history, and our own personal experience. We do not recommend using crystals as a substitute for conventional medical or psychological treatment and do not claim they cure or heal medical conditions. Please always listen to the advice of your medical professional and only use crystals as a complementary therapy in addition to medical treatment.