Dendritic Agate

Dendritic agate has branch-like dendrites. At first glance it appears as a fossilized plant. Traces of iron and manganese are trapped inside quartz and produce the branch-like formations called dendrites. Agate is a member of the quartz family.

Chemical composition SiO2
Color Whitish-gray and brown to black
Lustre Waxy to dull
Hardness 6.5-7
Crystal system Hexagonal
Origin Brazil, India, Madagascar, China, US
Healing properties*

Dendritic agate helps to bring us back into harmony with Mother Nature. Balances body, mind and spirit.

Stone of Protection. In Biblical times, used for Protection against storms; highly valued as talismans and amulets.