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Agate is the name given to micro-crystalline quartz which is banded. These bands can be multicolored or different shades of the same color. Agates are nodules or geodes formed from gas-created voids which have become filled with silica in a volcanic environment. They usually have a white outer layer from weathering. If struck, they may chip or splinter.

Crystal structure: Hexagonal

Color: All colors, shadesand hues.

Agate - Enhances truth and brings forth understanding. Helps to see the crystalline structure within us all.