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Often called the “earth rainbow”, Banded Agate is a healing stone for body, mind and spirit. It can increase concentration, honesty and memory. Banded Agate also protects the wearer from psychic attack, thereby preventing negative energy from harming you.
Physically, Banded Agate increases stamina, helps with digestive conditions and protects the body from harmful radiation from X-rays.
Agate is formed with bands of microscopic quartz crystals. It is a variety of Chalcedony. Agate is a grounding stone as well as a spiritual stone, allowing for one to bring their spiritual experiences into their everyday reality. Agate is believed to improve mental functions and can help where issues of clarity and stability are concerned. Agate is also helpful in overcoming negative emotions by bringing love into the chakras. Although they work very slowly and deliberately, this gentle nature of Agate helps it to have a lasting impact.
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|Physical and Metaphysical Properties for|
|PROPERTIES FOR STONE|
|Crystal Name:||Banded Agate|
|Affirmation:||My mind, body, and spirit are in harmony.|
|Question:||What methods do you use to overcome negative thoughts?|
|Astrological Sign:||Capricorn (December 22 to January 19), Libra (September 23 to October 22)|
|Primary Chakra:||Root Chakra|
|STONE NAME INFORMATION TAGS|
|Color:||Cream, Tan (light brown), White|
|Crystal System:||Trigonal Crystal System|
|Numerical Vibration:||Number 7|
|Chemical Composition:||SiO2, Silicon Dioxide with Inclusions and/or Impurities|
|Physical:||Abdominal Problems, Aches and Pains, Aids Concentration, Arthritis, Dental Pain and Problems, Indigestion, Infection, Pancreas Health, Poisons, Psoriasis, Radiation, Urinary Tract and Health|
|Emotional:||Clarity, Honesty, Hope, Peace and Peacefulness, Sedative|
|Spiritual:||Angel Communication and Connection, Appreciation, Connecting and Communicating with Spirit Guides, Meditation, Psychic Protection, Vision Quest|
|Extra Grade:||Beautiful banding and contrast, < 10% matrix|
|A Grade:||Nice banding and contrast, 10% - 25% matrix|
|B Grade:||Poor banding and contrast, and/or > 25% matrix|
Posted on March 13, 2013
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