Moss Agate


Name: Moss Agate
Color(s): Clear with mottled, leaf-like inclusions
Mineral Information: Chalcedony, quartz group
Chemical Make-up: SiO2
Hardness: 6-1/2 – 7
Where they are found: It occurs in many locations.
About Stone: Moss agate is neither moss nor agate, but it looks like both. This beautiful clear stone with its mottled, moss-like inclusions is not regarded scientifically as agate. Though it has the same chemical composition and the intriguing patterns of agate, moss agate is found in fissures or as pebbles rather than in a layered form.
Zodiac Association: Taurus, Gemini, Virgo
Metaphysical Properties: A stone of wealth, attracting abundance in all forms. It draws new business and gradual expansion, increasing prosperity over time. An extremely beneficial body strengthener in times of stress, its steady energies aid those who feel unstable or ungrounded. A cleansing crystal, useful for clearing personal energy systems.