Sagenite Agate Polished Stone
This Sagenite Agate piece is polished on one face and natural rough on the back. It does not stand on its own. It is 5 inches by 3.75 inches and .75 inch at its thickest. It weighs .5 lbs and could be recut.
Pretty white Sagenite Agate from outer Mongolia, also known as Chopstick Agate.
Agate is a member of the chalcedony family, or a microcrystalline quartz, and it has a hardness of about 7 on the Moh's scale.
The name is derived from its occurrence at the Achates River in southwestern Sicily.
Sagenite, or more accurately, Sagenitic Agate is any agate having needle like mineral growths. These hair like filaments are often arranged in fans or sunbursts.
Metaphysical properties of Sagenitic Agate: In general Agates are said to be stabilizing and strengthening. They improve memory and increase energy.