Sagenite Agate Unpolished Stone Slab Lapidary
This Sagenite Agate semiprecious stone slab is unpolished and 3.8 inches by 3.1 inches and 5.5 mm thick.
It weighs .16 lbs. and is shown wet in the first 2 pictures.
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 acicular or 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.