Polished Amethyst Agate Geode 7cm
Lovely Agate geode, banded grey to white hues with occasional dendritic spots and fortification features. Topped with Amethyst crystals lining the inner cave area. Cut and polished beautifully. From Mainterano, Madagascar. Good to A Grade. Size approx 7cm. Weight approx 364g.
Agate is the multicoloured banded variety and the most well-known form of Chalcedony. These characteristic coloured bands form over a very long time period – around 50 million years!
As environmental changes happen above, liquids with different trace mineral compositions can slowly seep into a cavity. One layer forms in one colour. Then a different mineral mixes with the liquid and seeps in, forming a layer on top of the first, with a different colour. Thus forming the multiple bands that we see.
Amethyst is the name for purple to violet Quartz crystal. Its name is derived from the Greek ‘amethystos’, which loosely translates to ‘not drunk’. Amethyst gets its name from the ancient belief that this stone could protect its wearer from intoxication.
Amethyst owes its colour to the inclusion of trace amounts of iron in the Quartz crystal lattice. When the material is exposed to gamma irradiation (from naturally decaying radioactive minerals in the earth), the iron atoms are transformed, resulting in a colour change from clear Quartz crystal to purple Amethyst.
A Geode is a cluster formation surrounded by rock, forming a hollow in the middle – like a small crystal cave. A hollow can form from gas bubbles in magmatic rock or organic material might get removed from sedimentary rock. Crystals can form inside these hollows.
Physical Healing Keywords:
- Digestive System, Metabolism;
- Circulatory System, Blood;
- Nervous System, Brain, Headaches & Migraines, Hearing, Thalamus, Insomnia, Nightmares, Addiction;
- Endocrine System;
- Immune System, Post Surgery Healing, Infections, Pain, Cancer;
- Respiratory System;
Protection, Purification, Divine Connection, Protection, Third Eye Chakra, Psychic Attack, Depression, Overindulgences, Addiction, Nightmares, Balance
Potent protective stone. Guards against psychic attack, while transmuting the energy into love. A natural tranquillizer that blocks negative environmental energy. Strong healing & cleansing powers. Enhances spiritual awareness.
Overcomes addictions & over-indulgences. Calms or stimulates the mind as appropriate. Helps you feel less scattered, more focused & in control. Helps insomnia. Setting realistic goals. Balances highs & lows.
A very stable, grounding stone, bringing about emotional, physical and intellectual balance. Centring and stabilizing physical energy. Harmonize yin & yang. Soothing & calming. Works slowly but with great strength. Layers of Agate can bring hidden information to light.
Facilitates acceptance of yourself while building self-confidence and aiding self-analysis. Improves concentration, perception & analytical abilities. Encourages you to speak your truth. Overcomes negativity of the heart.